Your Best Vacation: Why You Should Use a Travel Specialist

Adventure, relaxation, exploring new places or returning to an old favorite, traveling by plane, car, train, boat or a combination, the perfect vacation is different for each of us.  In today’s information and technology age, some would have us believing we can do anything we want without the personalized help Read More

Get to know Awaken Travels agent: Owner Cindi Sanden

As a travel agency full of experts, we get to know our clients well. Heck, we have your travel itinerary and text back and forth about plans! We know what you’re incredibly excited about on vacation and we made your dinner reservations for that newly opened place that’s impossible to Read More

The Best Destinations for Your 2022 Vacation

Ready or not, 2021 is almost over. Whether you had a fantastic year or can’t wait until the clock strikes midnight on December 31, there’s no better way to start off 2022 than by booking the ultimate vacation. A romantic honeymoon in an overwater bungalow or a must-do family vacation, we have some Read More

The Secret to Having the Best Trip of Your Life

It seems like every few months, a new travel app comes out, or some new website pops up promising the best deals ever. And while certainly technology can make many things about travel more organized, the secret to the best trip of your life has been around much longer than Read More

Our New Year’s Travel Resolutions for 2021

Welcome to the end of 2020! Through all of the virtual schooling, Zoom meetings, outdoor gathering in the cold, and constant handwashing, we made it to the end of the year. While 2021 isn’t going to magically look much different for a while, we’re hopeful that we’ll get to check Read More

How One Couple Saved Their Honeymoon

All that remained of Rick and Tina’s perfect wedding was the cake in the freezer to eat on their anniversary. A few leftover ingredients from the s’mores bar that was a hit with the kids are also around and a whole lot of memories are wrapped up in close to Read More

Jamaica Destination Wedding Inspiration: Kristin and Salvatore

Kristin and Salvatore didn’t initially plan on having a wedding at all, let alone a destination wedding. They’ve been together for years and share a home with their three daughters. It’s a well-established relationship and lifestyle. For years their lives have already looked like they were happily married with a Read More

5 Reasons to Book a Bespoke Vacation

Have you ever sat down to plan a vacation, browsed some guides, looked at 80 pictures, checked a few flight options, and ended up in an overwhelming ball of sticky notes with different destinations written all over them? Bali looks nice, but what about the weather during August? Is the Read More

Get to Know Us: Our Interview with ABC

Last October we had the honor of sitting down for an interview with ABC! Two of our travel specialists, Teri and Vijal, were featured on Sonoran Living, explaining why everyone can benefit from using a travel agent. Check out the interview below: To go into a bit more detail, here’s Read More

Discover Your Travel Profile for the Perfect Getaway

The truth is, there are millions of possible trips out there spanning 195 countries. Thousands of perfect beaches, hundreds of old towns, millions of incredible restaurants around the globe waiting to serve you the best meal of your life. There are plenty of great trips to choose from — and Read More