Creating a Travel Experience – The Paris Journey

Creating a Travel Experience – The Paris Journey

Creating a travel experience, this is my story for The Paris Journey… In 2012 The Paris Journey began with a group of women traveling together to Paris for cultural growth, good company and inspiration. It was “soulful travel”…and the long term results for those who made the journey have been life affirming and changing. Travel programs are everywhere! I have personally had a variety of travel experiences in my globe-trotting history. Some with tour companies, through universities, private individuals; I have tried immersion, active and socially conscious options. The most rejuvenating and rewarding types of travel I have enjoyed are in fact not necessarily steeped in activity and extreme immersion but rather leisure experiences outside my country of residences with familiar people. I have learned to practice soulful travel and wish to help others to discover the possibilities of finding themselves renewed and glowing from all that “soulful travel” can offer. “The practice of soulful travel is to discover the overlapping point between history and everyday life, the way to find the essence of every place, every day: in the markets, small chapels, out-of-the-way parks, craft shops. Curiosity about the extraordinary in the ordinary moves the heart of the traveler intent on seeing behind the veil of tourism.” – Phil Cousineau                 I personally came to be a resource for many close friends, business associates and family, guiding and creating custom itineraries over the years. I have designed travel itineraries to a multitude of destinations and have vicariously lived through each adventure, as if I was a mouse in a pocket! This destination planning has allowed me to...