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Why Traveling With Strangers Can Be Better Than With Loved Ones May 21, 2021

Traveling with strangers? It can actually be a better experience than going with the people you love. If you have yet to experience the magic of small-group travel, hang on.  As someone who has spent years working and living in group travel, I want to tell you why it's such an...

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For those that have traveled internationally during the rebound of the COVID-19 pandemic you know the extra hassle of finding a rapid COVID test 2-3 days before you return home. There you are, out in the jungle or exploring white sand beaches and, bam, time to get serious and find a COVID testing...

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Group Travel Makes Leads to More Meaningful Experiences- Leisure Group Travel Interviews BTN! covidtravel domestictravel female travel group travel growth internationaltravel interview luxury mexico vacation video Mar 31, 2021

We believe in all forms of travel. Whether it's a round-the-world cruise, a solo safari, or a trip to a new part of town! But- we firmly believe that when one is seeking meaningful experiences and deep travel connections, group travel is the way to go. 

Jeff Gayduk, president of Premier...

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Our Trip to San Miguel- US-Mexico Travel & What to Expect covidtravel mexico mexicotravel postcovid Mar 18, 2021

Last week Mary and I set out from our respective nests, mine in San Diego and hers in Houston, for a week in San Miguel de Allende! We went to connect with one another and with our contacts in San Miguel who are helping us create the experience of a lifetime. Mary and I are both developing Beyond...

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Chattin' Travel and Where We're Flying This Year- Oh My Travel Podcast
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Chattin' Travel and Where We're Flying This Year- Oh My Travel Podcast Mar 16, 2021

This week Mary is featured on the podcast, Oh My Travel where she chats with the hosts about travel pre-pandemic, what's been going on since we've been grounded, and how travel is coming back!
From getting stuck in South Africa for months during Covid to launching BTN the day of Houston's 2021...

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As summer approaches and more optimistic news of vaccines and re-openings emerges, many people are wondering when they can book their next vacation.

“Safety has rightly been the top priority for many people during the COVID-19 pandemic, but with news on vaccine readiness and approvals...

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A New Appreciation for the World- The Gratitude Podcast!
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A New Appreciation for the World- The Gratitude Podcast! covidtravel female travel grateful gratitude group travel inner peace postcovid retreat travel workshop Mar 08, 2021

This week co-founder Mary Fusillo sat down with Georgian Benta of The Gratitude Podcast to discuss tactics for living a life of gratitude and fulfillment! 

There are many ways to feel more gratitude in your daily life. In fact, studies show that having an 'attitude of gratitude' can help you...

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Making Travel in 2021 a BIG part of your LIFE! bethechange chicago covidtravel digitalnomad domestictravel emptynest houston internationaltravel mexico national park service san miguel de allende washington Mar 02, 2021

As we all have unfortunately experienced, 2020 and the COVID pandemic erased millions of travel plans. It’s likely that you too have had to make some unhappy cancellations. However, as humans are wont to do, they have continued exploring throughout the pandemic, albeit oftentimes in their...

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Tracking the Re-Emergence of Travel to Mexico Feb 14, 2021

Americans have traveled to Mexico throughout the pandemic.

As the pandemic continues, many are finding life in lockdown to be wearing on their mental health. Because of this, Mexico has quickly become a hot spot for Americans wanting a respite from the pandemic. Comparatively laid-back entry...

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