Bucket List

Oberammergau’s history links to our present

By Carol Rowland / November 18, 2020 /

I’ve been working on some trips and river cruises associated with the rescheduled Oberammergau Passion Play in 2022, and I find the history of the event and how it connects with the current issues fascinating, so that inspires this week’s article. Oberammergau’s history links to our present Introduction What once began as a promise to…

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5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River

By Carol Rowland / October 21, 2020 / Comments Off on 5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River

Some of the travel arrangements I’m working on are European river cruises, so I thought that inspired me to share the beautiful destinations of such a trip down the Danube River… 5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River Europe is a favorite destination with unique experiences to offer visitors, especially in its central…

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A Tattoo for your bucket list – Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

By Carol Rowland / August 26, 2020 / Comments Off on A Tattoo for your bucket list – Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

I had planned to be Scotland this week with my husband to see the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, but the trip was cancelled due to Covid. I’ve been fortunate enough to see it, but it’s been on his bucket list for years. It is a breathtaking experience, so I want to share why it should be…

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A trip that offers inspiration and reflection – the Camino

By Carol Rowland / August 12, 2020 / Comments Off on A trip that offers inspiration and reflection – the Camino

A conversation with my son inspired me to share about the Camino de Santiago this week, as I have found folks have heard of it but don’t know too much, or are curious about it works for those of us who are a little older and not really hikers… All about the Camino de Santiago…

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The Stunning Parks of Wyoming

By Carol Rowland / July 15, 2020 / Comments Off on The Stunning Parks of Wyoming

Last week I shared my visit to South Dakota and some of the highlights, and this week I extend the America’s-national-parks-theme to its neighbor of Wyoming… The Stunning Parks of Wyoming The world is full of extraordinary sights and views. Travelers fly from one side of the globe to the other to discover new cultures,…

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Exploring the Black Hills of South Dakota

By Carol Rowland / July 8, 2020 / Comments Off on Exploring the Black Hills of South Dakota

For those wishing to get away from their months of quarantine, the prospects of a fantastic vacation may seem low in the summer of 2020. Yet there are still chances to get away and experience an amazing trip while still staying on the same native soil. In fact, there is one destination whose doors are…

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Checkmarks are Fun – Bucket List Plans

By Carol Rowland / June 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Checkmarks are Fun – Bucket List Plans

This slow travel period has folks expanding their dreams of future trips, which inspires this week’s article… Creating a Plan for Your Bucket List One of the first steps in checking things off your list is to have the list written down. Statistics show people who write down their goals have over an 80% higher…

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Dreams and Ideas and Inspiration – Bucket List Ideas

By Carol Rowland / June 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Dreams and Ideas and Inspiration – Bucket List Ideas

I’m itching to get back traveling and will be going to the Black Hills of South Dakota in a couple of weeks. I know some folks are looking to travel later this year, and others are just planning for next year, but there’s definitely a pent-up demand that’s going to create a lot of travel…

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The fun of learning – Enrichment Programs

By Carol Rowland / November 14, 2018 / Comments Off on The fun of learning – Enrichment Programs

This week’s article continues my insights from the Luxury travel summit that I attended weekend before last, and one of my favorite parts of cruising… Enrichment on Luxury Cruises Continuing the theme of luxury from my attendance at the Luxury Travel Summit the weekend before last, one of the things that I really love about…

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Unique Events Packaged as Luxury Travel

By Carol Rowland / November 7, 2018 / Comments Off on Unique Events Packaged as Luxury Travel

I spent this weekend in Nashville at the Luxury Travel Summit, and while it was a working weekend, you know part of my job is to experience very cool things for recommendations for my clients, and oh my goodness, I did. We had a private performance by a songwriter who is up for number one…

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