What type of traveler are you?

 

What type of traveler are you?

Traveler A: I want to see it ALL!

South Carolina

South Carolina

This traveler wants to cram as much into a trip as possible and tour companies often cater to this type of traveler with their “14 days – 27 countries” trips.

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This traveler will get up early each morning and schedule the day full. Every single site will be scheduled so time is maximized. Like my mom used to say, “You can sleep when you get home!”

You can take the kids!

You can take the kids!

The thinking is “I have come all this way so I might as well see….” or “I will never be here again….”

The Ferrari factory and museum was just a hop, skip,and a jump away from Bologna.

The Ferrari factory and museum was just a hop, skip,and a jump away from Bologna.

Traveler B:  I am on VACATION!

This traveler is tired. This traveler wants to rest up

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and be pampered

Cozy robes at The London in New York

Cozy robes at The London in New York

spa time

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lazy mornings sleeping late with relaxing breakfasts in bed,

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pool side relaxation,

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What happens in Vegas….

and strolls in the afternoon.

IMG_0482 Laying on the beach with drink with an umbrella calls to this traveler.

Relaxing day at the beach in South Carolina.

Relaxing day at the beach in South Carolina.

Traveler C: I want to feel ALIVE!

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Tallest point in the Kasbah of Tangiers, Morocco

This traveler wants the trip to be all about new things. Bunjee jumping? Sure, why not! You only live once!

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Zip-lining in Canada

This traveler wants to climb mountains

Red Rocks, Colorado

Red Rocks, Colorado.

and explore caves.

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The first light show I have seen in a cave – St. Micheal’s in Gibraltar.

This traveler likes zip-lining, cave spelunking, and hiking boots.

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A BIG boulder in the Texas hill country

Traveler D: I want to enjoy the GOOD STUFF!

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Toasting at a sushi house in Moncton, Canada

This traveler is all about sampling the food and wine.

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Fresh raviolis made at the cooking school/hotel where we stayed in Sorrento. OMG delicious!

Visiting the top restaurants and sampling the local wines makes this traveler happy.

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Wine from the fantastic winery on Magnetic Hill in Canada. They won’t ship to the US. 🙁

Exploring local wineries and watching how the local olive oil or lemon cello is made appeals to this traveler.

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Sampling the local limoncello in Sorrento

Traveler E: I am CULTURED!

Live flamenco dancing show was amazing

Live flamenco dancing show was amazing

This traveler loves art and music.

We found the thickness of the paint on this Van Gogh fascinating.

We found the thickness of the paint on this Van Gogh fascinating.

They want to visit all the world’s top museums

Fascinating, but dull for kids. Do not go here without my soon to be available Ebook!

Fascinating, but dull for kids. Do not go here without my soon to be available Ebook!

and see all the famous works of art.

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Comparing Michelangelo’s Pieta in the Vatican

The Pieta we are familiar with - in the Vatican.

The Pieta we are familiar with – in the Vatican.

with his Pieta in Milan is high on the list of things to do for this traveler.

We didn't realize how different this would be and actually gasped when we saw it.

We didn’t realize how different this would be and actually gasped when we saw it.

Tickets to the local symphony in the ancient theatre venue makes this traveler happy!

Kids love a Broadway show, too! This signed playbill is my favorite souvenir.

Kids love a Broadway show, too! This signed playbill is my favorite souvenir.

Some tour companies specialize in themes like these. You can travel with like minded people and enjoy!

Tour companies are a dime a dozen.

Tour companies are a dime a dozen.

BUT –

Playing a word game while waiting on the food to arrive

Playing a word game while waiting on the food to arrive

there is always a but, isn’t there?

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The word butt is hysterical.

(Insert kid giggle here…the word but is always hysterical)

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The word ‘butt’ gives girls the giggles, too.

What if you like a little of everything? I sure do!!

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Watching the local craftsmen create beauty.

Traveler E: All of the above!

I am each traveler on this list and my adventures include a little from each one.

Which paella to try? Who knew there were so many kinds?

I would feel like I missed out if I put our trips into only one category.

Visting a church in Granada, Spain

Visting a church in Granada, Spain

Can you do each with little ones in tow? You bet!

Kids can even visit wineries. The bottling process was so interesting!

Kids can even visit wineries. The bottling process was so interesting!

That is the beauty of a custom designed trip. You can use my tips and ebooks and do it yourself or call upon my concierge services to do it for you!

Sign up for concierge services for your custom, 1 of a kind trip!

Sign up for concierge services for your custom, 1 of a kind trip!

Your family’s desires don’t fall into cookie cutter shapes – and your trip doesn’t have to either!

Happy Travels!

Natalie, The Educational Tourist

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