Jan's Travel Journal
Adding these five items to your usual packing list could save you time, money and headaches on your next vacation.
Toothbrush, bathing suit, camera, and beach reading have all been stowed in your luggage. But did you remember the duct tape?
Of all the phenomenal places I have traveled, Paris, France may be my favorite. Since living in Avignon, I have been to Paris more than a dozen times; the more I visit, the more it feels like home, and every luxury vacation package to Paris that I plan feels like a reunion!read more
Imagine yourself in Tahiti, where luxury is found. At a luxury resort, your every want, need, and whim will be fulfilled so quickly and completely that you will feel as if the friendly staff has read your mind.read more
If you’re looking for unique culture and beautiful landscapes, Fiji should be at the top of your list.read more
Jan Mauer with Exciting Vacations in Brunswick, N.J., successfully completed the DWAgents.com Destination Wedding Agents Workshop held at the Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino on May 18.read more
The Travel + Leisure 2011 World’s Best Awards have been published, and we are thrilled (okay, we’re ecstatic) that InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa has been voted #37 of the Top 100 Hotels in the World.read more
With each photo I take of Tahiti in French Polynesia, I fall more in love with the landscape. No matter how many times I’ve traveled myself, I still feel drawn to the South Pacific.read more
If you live in the northeast U.S. like I do you definitely experience four distinct seasons. Each season has pros and cons, but people around here seem to complain mostly about winter. It’s cold, it can be dreary (if you let it) and that pretty white stuff can cause havoc when driving. I say the best way to get through winter is to get moving!read more
Have you ever visited a city and felt so comfortable there you wished you lived there? That’s how I feel about Paris, France. As a young adult, I lived in Avignon in Provence, France for several months and spent many week-ends visiting Paris.read more