Monthly Archives: November 2017

Classic Spain

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This week we are visiting Spain with Collette Tours.  I have been to Spain, but only briefly and would like to revisit this amazing country.  On this tour, we will be visiting Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Toledo and Madrid.

I chose this 13 day tour that combines the best of Spain with tours included.  What an amazing itinerary.



Be sure to call me for more details about this cultural immersion of Spain at 919.708.8217 or  You can also check out my facebook page at facebook/cruiselikeavip.



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France Magnifique

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This week we are staying in Europe and enjoying Paris and the Normandy Beaches along with visits to the beautiful Loire Valley, Avignon and Marseille.  Bask in the rich culture and romance of fascinating France on our tour that explores captivating Paris, picturesque Provence, historic Normandy and breathtaking Le Mont St. Michel.  Also, we will be taking a train from Paris to Avignon for two nights and enjoying the beautiful countryside of Provence.

Here are some of the places we will be visiting.  Hang on, this is going to be a wonderful ride.

If this tour is stirring your soul to visit France, then give me a call at 919.708.8217 or e-mail at for more information.

Thank you for being my loyal readers.  I appreciate each of you.


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Alaskan Cruise/Tour

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Hi all,  I have organized an Alaskan Cruise/Tour with Princess cruise lines.  This tour begins in Fairbanks Alaska for a 3 day land package visiting Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley and Anchorage.  Then on to a fabulous 7 night cruise on the Island Princess ship visiting Skagway, Ketchikan and Juneau with sailing on Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier.

This is a promotional tour with some great free amenities.  With this promotion, you get $75.00 per person on board credit (2 people per cabin), free gratuities and free cabin upgrades, along with a $100 deposit per person to book.  These promotions will end November 16th, so give me a call if you are interested.


The price I have listed is for 3 nights land resorts, 7 night cruise, round trip transfers, round trip airfare, transfers from lodges to train/ship. Cruise/tour per person with air is $3763.76 per person.  If you want to do the cruise only, the rate is $2595.04.  Not bad prices for this cruise/tour.

Check out Alaska and Canada.  This is a wonderful cruise/tour.

Give me a call for more details and tour options.  919.708.8217 or

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Spotlight on San Antonio

This week we are visiting San Antonio, Texas.  An added treat for us is the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.


Relax Texas-style when we settle into our River Walk hotel – Omni La Mansion Del Rio on this 5-day Spotlight on San Antonio tour.  Spend an evening watching some of the country’s top cowboys compete at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, followed by a live music concert, and yes these are included in your price of the tour.  We visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the legendary Alamo and Mission San Jose.  Then you will have a choice of activities – the South Texas Heritage Center Witte Museum to learn about the history of the San Antonio region, or explore the San Antonio Botanical Gardens.  Journey to Stonewall to spend time at the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson.  Then on to charming Fredericksburg nestled in the Hill country and rich with German heritage.  Discover the bold flavors of Texas during our tour of an olive orchard, sampling the local olive oils and wines.  Then have a barbecue dinner at the ranch.  We will cruise along the Paseo del Rio and immerse ourselves in the laid-back atmosphere of this Texas city.

Our tour at a glance –

  • Discover the German settlement of Fredericksburg set in the Hill Country
  • Experience El Mercado, the Mexican Marketplace
  • Visit the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United Sates
  • Attend the Stock SHow & Rodeo followed by a live music concert
  • Cruise along the famous San Antonio River Walk

Our hotel is Omni La Mansion del Rio on the River Walk


This is a Collette escorted tour which will give us a full immersion into San Antonio and the surrounding area.  Hope you can join us for the Rodeo – bring your cowboy/cowgirl boots!

Call for more details at 919.708.8217 or email at




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