Happy Thanksgiving 2016

by Mary Jo Manzanares on November 24, 2016

Wishing you a Thanksgiving full of joy and blessings. We’re taking time away to be with families. I hear that there may be some Black Friday shopping going on, but I hope you’ll take some time to patronize your local small businesses on Small Business Saturday. And you won’t even have to leave the couch […]


Happy Halloween 2016

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 31, 2016

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— (– from The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe)


2016 Boston Globe Travel Show

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 25, 2016

The 11th annual Boston Globe Travel Show, one of the largest consumer travel shows in the country, will take place on February 19-21, 2016, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Showcasing the culture, cuisine and sights of both exotic and domestic destinations, the show regularly draws more than 20,000 attendees looking to book […]


Happy Holidays 2016

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 25, 2015


  Wishing you very happy holidays!


Let’s Head to Cuba

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 21, 2014

TTW suitcase

Cuba has long been on my to-visit list, and although the restrictions have been easing over the years, it’s still a difficult travel choice for many Americans. I’m jealous of my international friends who can hop on a flight and head off to the island. Friends who have visited Cuba talk about the retro vibe […]


Here’s to You on Saint Patrick’s Day

by Mary Jo Manzanares on March 17, 2014

There are only two kinds of people in the world, the Irish and those who wish they were. And no matter which kind of person you are, Irish or not, we wish you a very happy St. Patrick’s Day. Photo credit:  SXC


Carnival Cruise Lines Expands its Fun Ship Offerings

by Marilyn Jones on February 26, 2014

Sailing on Carnival Conquest

  Long considered the party cruise line, Carnival Cruise Lines also makes sure they take care of their non-partiers by continually adding new entertainment, restaurant options, and fun for the younger set — which will soon include Dr. Suess and Seuss At Sea. The cruise line carries more than 700,000 kids aboard its fleet every […]


Happy Valentine’s Day from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 14, 2014

Valentine heart

A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.  Frank Morgan       Photo credit:  SXC


Happy New Year 2014 from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 1, 2014

New Years Eve fireworks in Valparaiso

To all our family and friends, near and far — We wish you much health, happiness, and love in 2014. And lots and lots of miles of safe traveling as well. We’ll have more affordable luxury destinations and experiences for you in 2104, along with inspiration, practical travel ideas, destination recommendations, and plenty of information to […]


The Travelers Way Wishes You a Merry Christmas

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 25, 2013

All of us here at The Travelers Way send warm holiday greetings to you and thank you for your continued support. May your holiday season be full of joy and love. Photo credit:  SXC