"Journey with an open mind and gentle heart"

By my spirit, words and actions, encourage others to travel the world in peace.

What I Do

Why use a travel professional

A travel professional knows Trip Planning. 
Custom-tailored and complete, down to the smallest detail. Travel Product Evaluation. I can help you make well-informed decisions. Internet Research. 
Let me gather, refine and distill information for you and give you only the best, most useful content. Travel Services. 
For corporate meetings and special events. My experience includes technology and wine and food-related events. I can be the corporate meeting planner’s best friend.

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Top 10 Reasons To Use Me

1. For my expertise, and my willingness to conduct thorough research.
2. For my contacts among travel suppliers and tourism people—so helpful, and crucial when the unexpected happens.
3. For my professionalism and dedication to the principle of integrity in travel.
4. For my in-depth knowledge of travel products and my ability to assess true value.
5. For my support of ASTA and its efforts on behalf of travel consumers.

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Self Book

Self-Booking made easy

Would you like to research options and self-book while still having the back-up and protection of booking through a travel agent? I have a number of suppliers who I have worked with for years and who I endorse 100%. This means that if you click through to their website via my links you are still booking through me, Vivian V. Russell Travel, and I receive credit from the supplier and am paid a commission at no cost to you.

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Is a Danube River Cruise Right for You?

Is a Danube River Cruise Right for You? Travelers are enjoying river cruises in record...

Top European Cities to Visit in 2018

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Alaska Cruise

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Fun Family Activities in Kaua’i

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Costa Maya for Families

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Cruises Are Beneficial For Your Wellbeing: Benefits of Cruise Travel

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Why You Need a Travel Consultant

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New Orleans Family Fun

Maybe you want to enjoy Mardi Gras (surprisingly kid-friendly!) or soak up the Cajun...

Cuba Cruise Itineraries

Located just 90 miles from the United States, Cuba is a world apart in many respects....

Cruising to Cuba

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Fun Facts: Presidents and Travel

Presidents get to travel to all sorts of interesting places during their White House...

I See a Cruise in Your Future

I’m about to tell you why the next vacation you’re most likely to go on is a...

Spring Break Adventures for Families

 Spring Break Adventures for Families Want to escape the cold weather or take a break...

Algarve, Portugal – Sun and Sea

Portugal’s southern coast, known as the Algarve, is famous for its 100 miles of...