The Ultimate Packing Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before Your Next Trip

Are you feeling anxious about packing for your next trip? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to make packing for your trip a breeze. From clothes and accessories to toiletries and carry-on items, we’ve thought of everything. Follow our pro tips and you’ll be well on your way to a successful and enjoyable journey. Read More

Expert Tips for Packing Smart for Your Cruise Vacation

Are you getting ready to embark on a cruise vacation and wondering what to pack? Packing for a cruise can be overwhelming, but with these expert tips and tricks, you’ll be prepared for any situation. From essential items like a small suitcase with wheels and toiletries, to layering clothes and packing a first aid kit, we’ve got you covered. Don’t forget to leave room in your suitcase for souvenirs and contact us to book your dream cruise today. Read More

Vacation Souvenirs: Buy Local, Buy Authentic

Recent studies show that 97% of travelers intend to dine or shop small businesses when traveling. The benefits to the traveler include scoring truly authentic souvenirs, enjoying fresh and local cuisine, learning about local customs and cultures, finding places that are beyond the typical tourist establishments, and making new friends. Read More

Awaken Travels Travel Talk Live June 16, 2022

Awaken Travels’ owner Cindi Sanden and agent Teri Piasecki discuss Teri’s trip aboard Rocky Mountaineer. Rocky Mountaineer is a Canadian rail-tour company based in Vancouver that operates luxury scenic trains on four rail routes in British Columbia, Alberta, Colorado, and Utah. Read More

Awaken Travels Travel Talk April 19, 2022

Awaken Travels’ owner Cindi Sanden and agents Teresa DeGraff discuss travel news. The Latest Wedding and Honeymoon Headlines: This article says the newest romance trend is “honeymoon renewals” – couples redoing and upgrading their first honeymoon that may have been subpar due to COVID-19 or financial stresses … The New York Times says plain white wedding Read More

6 Destinations Ideas For A Wonderful November Honeymoon

November is an ideal month to head out on your honeymoon. You hit the perfect sweet spot balance of a romantic holiday festive feel without the tremendous crowds that can descend upon the major destinations once December rolls around.  Once people start taking their family vacations in early December, many Read More

7 Items to Pack for an Incredible Family Vacation

Have I packed everything we’ll need for this family vacation? Is there anything I forgot that will cause a midnight Target run six hours before departure? We all ask ourselves these questions before any big vacation and especially on family vacation when others could be relying on our packing prowess. Read More