Advisor Adventures

A Tale of Two Italys – Maryneil explores with I.D.I. Travel
December 13, 2023

Traveling to Italy usually involves a visit to the Big Three: Rome, Florence and Venice. All must-see cities for everyone visiting the country. But as more travelers look for unique experiences and off the beaten path destinations going further afield is necessary to achieve your Italian dream vacation. In late October, I had the opportunity […]

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Belize Bound: A Central American Adventure
August 9, 2023

I recently got back from Belize, which was a wonderful tropical excursion! I am especially grateful to my sponsor, Memorable Belize for curating a personal, beautiful, and informative time in Belize. I was struck by how knowledgeable everyone was, and their commitment to and love for their country.  Monday – Arrival  I arrived in Belize […]

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Lions and Zebras and Hippos, Oh My!
August 2, 2023

I recently returned from a trip around southern Africa, and it is a bucket list destination for good reason! My sponsor, Trans Africa Safaris, is a family-owned company that crafted a magnificent trip for me. I am incredibly grateful for their personal touch and the opportunity to travel alongside their president, Jennifer Paterson, and her […]

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Lisa tours Norway and sleeps in an Ice hotel!
May 24, 2023

Last week, I had the privilege of touring Norway with a small group of fellow travel enthusiasts.  I have long admired Norwegians’ love of the outdoors and willingness to find adventure in all places and all seasons.  After a week of hopping around the country, touring properties with management, test-driving incredible experiences, and eating all […]

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Exploring Old World Europe: Cruising the Danube on the AmaMagna with AmaWaterways
March 30, 2023

Signature Travel Network welcomed its members onboard the grand AmaMagna for an active week of cruising the Danube and exploring, from Vilshofen to Budapest.  Hitting 5 countries in 7 days, this itinerary offered something for everyone, with two-three levels of excursions included in every port.  The ship itself is double the width of traditional river […]

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All Aboard! Canadian Adventures with Rocky Mountaineer.
November 10, 2022

When the opportunity to join Rocky Mountaineer on the First Passage to the West was presented, I was excited to experience not only the destination, but the train itself.  However, after committing to it, a little hesitation set in. I am a very active person, how would I do on a train for two full […]

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Paris & London Hotel Review w/ Maryneil Catlin
June 6, 2022

Ahh, Springtime in Paris. What could be better? How about a side trip to London? Add in five-star accommodations and you have the stuff a travel advisor’s dreams are made of. This is the situation I found myself in late March when I was invited by one of my favorite travel partners, Classic Vacations to […]

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Red Rocks to the Rockies: A Journey with Rocky Mountaineer
November 22, 2021

All aboard!  Louanne Warren, a long time Maupin Travel Advisor, recently journeyed out West to experience the beauty of our National Parks and the Rocky Mountaineer train from Moab to Denver.  She is back and ready to share the highlights! Louanne arrived in Moab a day early to explore with Adrift Adventures.  She took a […]

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International Travel During COVID: Maupin Travel Advisor Shares Her Experience
March 4, 2021

In January, The Jamaican Tourist Board welcomed eight travel advisors from the Southeast to visit the island for five days.  Among the list of the invited guests were Maupin Travel’s own Lisa Burnham (Travel Advisor) and Mike Owens (Business Development). The visit allowed them to inspect properties in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay as well […]

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Maupin Travel Owner Shares Adventures in Guatemala
January 10, 2020

Maupin Travel owners Trevor and Jordan Smith went in November to Guatemala to live for a month. Jordan shares some thoughts about what worked and what didn’t when staying for that long and traveling with children.

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Six Days in Italy: Maupin Travel Agent Shares Her Tips
December 13, 2019

Maupin Travel advisor Tina Woolbright traveled to Italy in November. She shares her thoughts about the trip and some top tips to consider if you’re heading to “Bel Paese” (beautiful country).

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The Amazing and Traditional Heritage of Laos and Vietnam with Trails of Indochina
August 23, 2019

Our advisor, Michele, was extended an invitation to travel to Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam with our preferred vendor, Trails of Indochina, for two weeks this past June.

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