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Carol Rowland

Atlanta, Georgia Travel Agent
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Carol Rowland

Carol Rowland

Atlanta, Georgia Travel Agent
Recess 4 Grownups, an independent agent with Nexion, LLC, a Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Agency
Years of Experience: 12
75 Reviews | 100% Recommended
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Expert in Group Travel Experiences

www.Recess4Grownups.com

Hi, I’m Carol Rowland, and I plan group travel experiences for clients who appreciate the travel perks and peace of mind that comes from working with an experienced, passionate travel advisor. My background is a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and years working in technical sales and management; after many years of corporate life and seeing colleagues get sick or laid off, I realized there was so much more to life than working endlessly — so I founded my agency, Recess 4 Grownups, to help other harried professionals and luxury lovers plan travel escapes that relax, rejuvenate, and instill a sense of wonder about the incredible world around them.

Seamless Group Travel

Traveling abroad together is an incredible way to forge bonds within your group or organization — but planning the travel all by yourself is a hassle. Let me take care of the group travel planning for you. I draw on my nerdy background in industrial engineering and my love of logistics to precisely plan and coordinate group trips that go off without a hitch. You’ll appreciate my attention to detail, and also my creative side that takes over and adds in special surprises, fun experiences, and memorable moments. 

My custom group itineraries are thoroughly researched and seamlessly put together, so that each component of a group trip transitions smoothly … because I know the last thing a group needs when traveling abroad is to rush to make connections or transfers.  I also make sure to combine group activities with plenty of time for individual exploration, to give every member on the trip the chance to delve deep into what most interests them. I am also a Distinctive Voyages Host, handpicked by Travel Leaders Network to host groups of discerning travelers on board some of the finest cruise ships in the industry. 

Customized land tours, ocean cruises and river cruises each offer different ways to travel together, and I’ll help define which travel style best fits your plan or imagination. 

I enjoy the variety of working with different types of groups, so I can offer my experience in planning trips for:

  • Organizations
  • Group of friends
  • Church communities
  • Business Incentive trips
  • Alumni groups
  • Family reunions

Whether you’re traveling with a group of 10 or 200, you’ll benefit from open and clear communication, tested expertise, and a true passion for planning when you work with me.

Client Comments:

Carol at the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland
Carol at the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland

"Trust you've somewhat and/or fully recovered from the trip and all the planning and prep you did to make it an absolutely FANTASTIC experience for all of us. We have heard nothing but totally positive comments and feedback!" 

"Just wanted to let you know that we had a great time in Ireland and all the reservations were fantastic. I heard many compliments among the group about the efficiency and quality of your services. I will certainly keep you in mind if we are planning a big trip again.” 

“Thank you for all your hard work and for being so accommodating!  We had a wonderful, memorable trip; and I would not hesitate to use your services again.  Once again – thank you!”

CERTIFICATES & AWARDS

Certified ASTA Travel Agent
Book with Confidence
Certified Travel Counselor - The Travel Institute
Ireland Gold Specialist - Tourism Ireland
Accredited Cruise Counselor - CLIA(CruiseLine Int)

My Reviews

Rating: 5 75 Reviews | 100% Recommended

Notre Dane Vs Navy trip

Reviewed By TK - Hobart,IN | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
I was so looking forward to trip to Ireland and Carol was awesome in getting my plan I chose together. I will def be returning to Recess 4 Grownups ! 5 star service
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
13 of 17 people found this review helpful
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Notre Dame ,Navy Football Game.

Reviewed By Babs - Albuquerque,New Mexico | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol has been outstanding with travel information.The travel plans were disrupted due to COVID Carol kept us updated.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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Best trip we never took

Reviewed By Tom - Waterville, Ohio | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
We were scheduled to travel to Ireland but because of the pandemic the trip was cancelled. Carol did an excellent job keeping us informed throughout the whole time. She made sure we received our refund once we knew the trip was cancelled. We plan to reschedule the trip when the pandemic is controlled. We were treated professionally which is why we will schedule our future trip with Recess 4 grown ups.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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We were looking forward to our trip.

Reviewed By Jack - Sylvania, Ohio | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
I found Carol very helpful in managing the cancellation of my trip to Ireland due to the Covid virus.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
8 of 13 people found this review helpful
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No trip, but travel agent was great

Reviewed By Bill - Des Moines, Iowa | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol went above and beyond what I feel would be appropriate. This was before Covid came into being. Throughout the whole process she was very diligent in keeping us informed and providing timelines for the next phases. She is very professional and would recommend her to friends and family.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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COVID Sucks

Reviewed By PG - Portsmouth, RI | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Even though our trip was cancelled due to COVID, Carol kept communication open with us as we waited for our refund. She was friendly and helpful and I would use her again to plan a trip again in the future.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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Amazing trip!

Reviewed By Ali - Alexandria, VA | Traveled to Santiago De Compostela ~ Spain ~ Europe
Carol is an excellent travel agent! I cannot wait to travel on another one of her trips. A+
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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My Italy pilgramage

Reviewed By Peter - Acworth, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol's attention to detail is superb! Our trip to Italy was well planned with sufficient time to absorb and enjoy the stops on our itinerary. Carol employed local guides with whom she had established relationships, and they did a great job! Our trip included daily mass (even at St. Peter's Tomb in the basilica), visits to famous locations, and free time to wander. I plan to sign up if and when Carol announces a trip to the Holy Land.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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An adventure of a lifetime for me!

Reviewed By Deb - Columbus, OH | Traveled to Europe
Carol Rowland and her staff make your trip an "adventure"! Before, during and after, Carol is a part of every step of the way. She makes everyday GREAT
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Best tour based trip I've ever taken.

Reviewed By Annie - Hoschton, GA | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
Carol is a great travel agent. She was on top of everything for our trip to Spain and Portugal. The companies she chose to make our walk on the Camino that much easier were great from the luggage transfers, hotel choices and the guides that accompanied us on our walk. She also set up dinners and a few side trips that we all very much enjoyed. She even brought the Covid tests for us to do before we headed back to the U.S.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Best planned an coordinated trips ever.

Reviewed By Edith - Kennesaw, GA | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
My husband and I have done two trips with Carol Rowland and they are by far the best trips we have ever taken. My husband is a retired international airline pilot and we have travel everywhere. Caro Rowland is the best!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A one of a kind trip

Reviewed By Amy - Marietta, GA | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
Carol did a fantastic job planning an unforgettable trip. Typically, I plan all the details for our family trips. I was nice to be like of my loved ones and just show up and enjoy the experience! Every detail was considered....along with a few surprises along the way. You can trust Carol to do a great job for you.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Ireland trip for Notre Dame/Navy football game

Reviewed By Doc - Saint Charles, Illinois | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol kept us informed during the uncertainties of Covid affecting this trip to Ireland. Then when the trip was cancelled due to Covid, Carol battled to refund our entire deposit, including the trip insurance premium. So I highly recommend this travel agent - her customer service is excellent.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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The best trip of my life

Reviewed By Ann Marie - Decatur,GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Several months before the trip she helped us to prepare.She suggested the essentials that will be needed.Prepared us for the Mediterranean foods and lifestyle,customs of the people living there.She thought of the last little bitty thing for us to make us comfortable and for us to enjoy this pilgrimage,making our spiritual paths stronger.I really will like to go on the next pilgrimage wirh her.She is a detailed, dedicated, loving and caring person.She did awesone.I am still glowing from all the inspirations,graces I received on this pilgrimage and Carol made this possible.She is the best.
Thank you Carol.
Ann-marie
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
26 of 50 people found this review helpful
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Smooth Trip

Reviewed By Good Conversation - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol did a wonderful job making sure each part of the trip went smoothly. From getting to the front of every line to having our room keys available for our group at each hotel, every little touch point was handled exquisitely.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A Phenomenal Tour of Ireland

Reviewed By Gailh - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol had everything organized perfectly, and all the planned activities were phenomenal. She assisted us at airport checkin when it was crazy. We saw and did everything we wanted to do. Carol was always so pleasant as well. It was a great experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Italy (Tuscany, Umbria) tour of a lifetime.

Reviewed By Matthew - kennesaw | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol was the most helpful and professional agent we have had the pleasure to work with.

Specifically we had a few odd interes and requests of her, and she came through perfectly

1)Tuscany cooking school in a rural vineyard setting, with a working vinyard as backdrop ! what fun
2) we did a tour of Rome (6 hrs) (4 of us) in a Golf cart !!!!! That allowed us to places, alleys, parks, we never could have visited. We might had some wine too ! Amazing
3) importantly, whenever we needed heko, she was available. I believe we have found our tour planner for life!!

GREECE next!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Perfect trip

Reviewed By Andy - Dallas, Ga | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol took care of all the details that made our trip relaxing. Each aspect of our trip was filled with wonderful experiences and yet she planned the right amount of free time for us to explore on our own. It was "perfetto". Grazie mille Carol!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 9 people found this review helpful
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Amazing 2021 Pilgrimage to Italy

Reviewed By Deacon Jim - Marietta | Traveled to Rome ~ Italy ~ Europe
Carol provides premier service beyond expectations. Her help in planning and preparation was most valuable. Her attention to details is remarkable. And all with such a joyous approach.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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The Camino with my Camigas

Reviewed By DT - Peachtree City, GA | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
I have been all over the world with Carol. She is so organized and professional. What is so special - the lovely touches she creates for each trip. She knows what a great travel experience requires, and it pleases her to provide that for her clients.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
5 of 9 people found this review helpful
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A Dream Trip - Women Walk the Camino

Reviewed By Pam - La Fayette, GA | Traveled to Europe
Carol is awesome! I highly recommend her services.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Future Notre Dame events in Ireland

Reviewed By Jeff M - Holland, MI | Traveled to Dublin ~ Ireland ~ Europe
Carol set clear expectations and was very thorough with keeping us informed during the Covid 19 cancellation of travel plans. We will use Carol for our future travel plans to Ireland and Europe.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A true professional

Reviewed By Lee - Dallas GA | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
2020 was the start of our bucket list going to Ireland for a tour and the Notre Dame game. The COVID hit causing our and most others trips to be canceled. Carol had great communication with us. She earned out trust from day 1. We will book with her in the future!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
6 of 11 people found this review helpful
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No rain in Ireland!

Reviewed By MV - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Great trip! Carol took the time to discuss the trip beforehand and everything went smoothly during the actual trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Great trip to Italy

Reviewed By Jamie - Marietta, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We had a great trip, and we are already planning on signing up for the next one in 2022.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Italy pilgrimage

Reviewed By Happy traveler - Marietta, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
This trip was our third one with Carol as our travel agent and with each trip she has provided excellent service. With both the 2 group trips and the personalized individual trip she planned for us to Sicily, Carol listened to our desires, took care of all the details both in advance & during the trip, and included special touches that made all of our trips an outstanding & delightful experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
4 of 8 people found this review helpful
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Best 2 weeks!!

Reviewed By Paige - New Orleans, Louisiana | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
This experience was fantastic. The trip was perfect and everything went smoothly. There was not one problem with the 2 week trip and it was stress free traveling. The travel app was easy to use and great to keep me organized and all travel stays were easy to keep organized. I could not have asked for a better trip or an easier trip. It was perfect!!!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Walking the Camino - A trip to Remember!

Reviewed By Lourdes - Dunwoody, Georgia | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
I have wanted to walk the Camino for many years. The views along the Camino were spectacular as we spent 6 days walking along the coast, through villages, farms and vineyards. We saw beautiful old churches and religious artifacts along the way. Carol made sure that our bags transferred every morning from one hotel to the next and that our rooms were ready when we arrived after a long, exhausting yet exhilarating day. She even planned special surprises along the way. When we arrived in Santiago on our final day we were blown away by the beautiful Cathedral and Hotel. That evening we attended the Pilgrim Mass and she arranged the spectacular use of the Botafumeiro at the end of Mass. Thank you Carol!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Canceled due to covid

Reviewed By Mark - New Castle | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Always kept us up-to-date on the status of our trip and the status of our refund.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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Could have never done this on our own

Reviewed By Alh - Atlanta | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol is very detail oriented which makes for an exceptional experience.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Our best trip ever

Reviewed By VMB - Kennesaw ,Ga | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
It was great working with Carol, can’t wait to our next trip with her. She made everything easy and very special.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Well organised and not a minute of wasted time.

Reviewed By Sally - Acworth, Georgia | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol provided us with a fabulous pretrip of Italy prior to meeting our church pilgrimage in Rome. Including wine and cooking classes and a golf cart tour of Rome. Perfect group tour with so many opportunities to see so much of Italy. country.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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A Very Wonderful Experience

Reviewed By John and Peggy Heider - Acworth, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol is a wonderful tour professional and very detail oriented. Pre-tour Carol kept us updated on all the travel requirements necessary to travel to Italy. We had a pre-travel meet and greet with all the other members of our travel group. A bus was chartered by Carol to take us to the airport eliminating us driving separately.
While in Italy everything had been planned for us and all we had to do was show up!
Carol was always insuring we all were on the bus ready to move to our next destination.
We are looking forward to our next planned group travel to Poland sometime in 2022.
We highly recommend Carol and Recess4Adults for your next travel experience!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Trip of a Lifetime!

Reviewed By Mary - Kennesaw, Ga | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol really put together a great 10 day trip for us! She is all about making your trip an experience you will never forget. It was a very thought out trip.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Carol reserved for us the most fantastic car,

Reviewed By Wine rovers - Kennesaw, Ga | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
Carol went above and beyond to make our travel experience perfect! She went over the top with fantastic activities that fit perfectly into our plans.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Dream trip of a lifetime-Walking the Camino

Reviewed By Mary Higginbotham - Dunwoody, GA | Traveled to Portugal & Spain
very helpful and knowledgeable. was readily available for pre-trip questions and gave us daily updates throughout the trip. she paid close attention to details and arranged little side excursions and surprises throughout the trip. I have traveled on other trips she has organized and I am never disappointed.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Wonderful Customer Service

Reviewed By Tim & Tami - Lima, Ohio | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
From beginning to end Carol was great to work with. She answered any and all questions about our Ireland trip, from booking to opportunities we would have when there and touring the area. Unfortunately due to Covid our trip was cancelled, but her service didn't stop there. She kept in constant communication with us regarding our refunds up to the day we received it!
We look forward to booking a trip in the near future, once we can travel abroad again safely. Thank you Carol!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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The trip that did not happen

Reviewed By War Eagle - Auburn AL. | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Being an avid College football fan and a big fan of “College Game Day” late last summer I saw that Game Day would be broadcast from Dublin Ireland and the game to be played was Navy vs. Notre Dame. I immediately researched the travel options and I located Recess4Grownups. I contacted them and surprisingly I was contacted with a telephone call from Carol Rowland. Carol spent time on the phone with me and explained many of the details of the trip and answered numerous questions. The trip and the football game were ultimately cancelled due to Covid-19. Carol worked diligently and was constantly in contact with me regarding refunds for both the trip and the travel insurance. It was very reassuring knowing the status of the cancellation and the refunding of deposits. I would recommend and not hesitate to book with Carol again.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Most helpful agent I've ever dealt with.

Reviewed By Joanne M - Allentown, PA | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
It was a great experience working with Carol. She was very efficient, up front and tried to answer all our questions, no matter what. She was always there for us and very personable. Even though our trip was canceled because of the pandemic, she advised us on how to get a refund from the airlines and helped with everything. We were even refunded for the insurance.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Outstanding Trip !

Reviewed By Dave - Atlanta | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
We had a very good experience in all areas of our trip to Israel.
From planning,to the day to day travel and site visits, everything was first class !
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
29 of 59 people found this review helpful
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Covid ruined our trip, not our service from Carol

Reviewed By Eric - Middlebury, IN | Traveled to Ireland ~ Europe
Carol was very helpful in very trying times. She did her best to keep us informed throughout the Covid crisis, and did her best to assist us in cancelling our trip to Ireland. The trip was supposed to be a college graduation gift for our son, and my wife's 1st trip to Europe. When Covid ruined everyone's travel plans, Carol stepped up and made certain that we were treated fairly and promptly. When the world returns to "normal" we will certainly look to Carol to help us with our next adventure.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Quebec Pilgrimmage 2018

Reviewed By C&D Nakahata - Alpharetta, GA | Traveled to Quebec ~ Canada
Carol's planning and attention to detail allowed us to enjoy our tour, focus on having fun, and have zero worries.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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One of our best trips

Reviewed By Ray - PEACHTREE COUNERS, GEORGIA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
This was a once in a lifetime experience that Carol put together. I feel we saw
most everything in Israel and the guides were exceptional. If we were to do another trip I would hope Carol would make the arrangements because I feel she left nothing out.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Walking the Camino - A trip to Remember!

Reviewed By Lourdes - Dunwoody, Georgia | Traveled to Spain ~ Europe
I have wanted to walk the Camino for many years. The views along the Camino were spectacular as we spent 6 days walking along the coast, through villages, farms and vineyards. We saw beautiful old churches and religious artifacts along the way. Carol made sure that our bags transferred every morning from one hotel to the next and that our rooms were ready when we arrived after a long, exhausting yet exhilarating day. She even planned special surprises along the way. When we arrived in Santiago on our final day we were blown away by the beautiful Cathedral and Hotel. That evening we attended the Pilgrim Mass and she arranged the spectacular use of the Botafumeiro at the end of Mass. Thank you Carol!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Loved Quebec City

Reviewed By Chuck - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Montreal ~ Quebec ~ Canada
We have taken 3 different trips with Carol. She is fantastic!!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Pilgrimage to Ireland

Reviewed By Roses - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to
Her information prior to the trip was very helpful;. Fortunately her prediction of rain did not pan out!! She stayed in touch with us to meet up with the group in Dublin since we came in on a different flight!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Fun in Italy

Reviewed By Sue - Woodstock, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We have been on two trips with Carol and they were both great. She has a way of packing a lot in without making the trip feel too rushed. We are looking forward to our next trip with Carol!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Best trip ever

Reviewed By thecars - Roswell, GA | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
From the very beginning, Carol was extremely helpful. We have discussed numerous times with friends and explained there is absolutely no way we could have seen all that we did on our own. Just an amazing experience all the way around. We look forward to reaching out to Carol for our next adventure.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Amazing trip to The Holy Land

Reviewed By CBA - Atlanta | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
I went on a recent trip to the Holy Land with Carol and a group from my parish. I was shocked at how smoothly and efficiently the trip unfolded. Every "t" was crossed and "i" was dotted.

Carol is the most organized and thoughtful person. I planned this trip with my sister who lives in another state and she felt so included and ready with all of the communication that Carol provided beforehand. Carol is extremely professional, makes sure the little things are already thought out, and provides an excellent experience for a great value.

I was very impressed with Carol's ability to bring everything together and I will absolutely travel under her direction again. The trip to Israel was a "10 out of 10".
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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The Best Trip of our Lives

Reviewed By Mary - New Orleans LA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol goes above and beyond in her organizational skills and efforts to do something extra every day. Her consideration for the travelers shows up in small details that have big yield (like having chilled bottled water on board the bus which is something you forget yourself; more than adequate bathroom stops, keeping track of odd details for each traveler if there was a problem with the room or the needs of an elderly traveler, etc)
Other daily small gifts and details too numerous to mention.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Always wanted to visit Israel

Reviewed By Jim Duhig - Sandy Springs (Atlanta), Georgia | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
I joined the Holy Land Pilgrimage with Carol Rowland because of a Flyer with all details-Itinerary, Inclusions, Pricing, etc. Then about once a week, I received information about Israel; preparing, money, hotels, phones, packing, shopping, medical services, weather, clothing, luggage, passport, and many other tips and instructions.

Once we arrived, an Itinerary with Scripture relevant to where we will be that day was provided and nicely bound.
Comfortable buses were provided for transport from one city/hotel to the next. We took lots of pictures and after arrival at home, a Goggle service allowed picture sharing.

On the trip, I needed some extra help on some long walks beyond the bus drop. Carol and some of the others were avail to help.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Great Travel Experience

Reviewed By Chris - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol did a great job organizing and escorting our group of over 65 on our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. See made sure our requests were honored and wad available anytime. Her proactive communication skills made for a stress-free trip.

I highly recommend Carol.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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The trip ran as smoothly as could be expected

Reviewed By A. Doyle - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to
Carol did an awesome job planning and making the trip run smoothly. She went with the flow and made adjustments when needed. She was really fun and had the right mix of planned activities and free time. Her itinerary was top notch.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Socially Delightful, Spiritually Magical

Reviewed By Bluebird - Smyrna, GA | Traveled to Canada
This was the first arranged group pleasure trip that my husband and I have taken. Carol far exceeded our expectations. Carol thoroughly prepared us prior to the trip and she took care of every level of detail required for the trip itself. Every meal, tour and excursion was excellent. AND Carol added little personal touches that made our experience even more special and enjoyable! Thanks, Carol.
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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the only way to go...

Reviewed By howard - atlanta | Traveled to Italy ~ Europe
We planned two trips with Carol : Ireland and Italy pilgrimages with local Atlanta priests.
We feared that it would be a lot of work preparing to go but Carol made sure that everything was taken care of before we even left for airport. Every week before there was a check list of reminders and info pertaining to our journey from money to clothes to electronics to customs, etc.
Once on the ground we had a detailed itinerary / leader that made sure we did and saw what was important.
Never could have done and seen what we did on our own.
We recommend her and her team.
ho/lo
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Holy Land Trip for our 25th anniversary

Reviewed By Michael - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol was incredibly well organized, highly communicative and a pleasure to work and travel with! Her trip was a perfect mixture of spiritual and historic sites and her choice of local guides could not have been better.

We hope to travel with her again in the future!
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Unforgettable pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Reviewed By Thrilled traveler - Roswell, HA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
We went on a pilgrimage with Carol to the Holy Land. Carol made it extra special by ensuring everything was seamless, exclusive and memorable. She spared no expense to put an extra touch on everything. She thinks of things before you even ask for them. She works very hard to ensure you have nothing to worry about except enjoying yourself. We will use Carol for all of our future trips.
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25 of 55 people found this review helpful
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She was awesome

Reviewed By L. Berg - Atlanta | Traveled to
Carol could not have been a better person to plan our wonderful trip to Ireland. She did everything perfectly down to adding in a few fun surprises. Would definitely use her again.
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Awesome trip!!

Reviewed By Nickie - PEACHTREE CORNERS | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol was amazing!!! Very detailed, very thoughtful, she added so many

little extras.. Carol made this my trip of a lifetime!!! I still think about it

every day!! She worked sooo hard....don't know how she does it..

One thing I regret is not taking the extra 2 days to go to PETRA!!

I must say....the other travelers on this trip were so nice. Could not ask for a nicer group...

THANKS AGAIN CAROL!

Love ya,

Nickie
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21 of 48 people found this review helpful
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Best travel agent ever!

Reviewed By COR - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol did a fantastic job organizing and coordinating this trip. She preplanned and took care of every possible detail - even things I would never have thought about! She is incredibly organized (and fun).
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Fascinating trip

Reviewed By ? - Smyrna, ga | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol is a delightful and thoughtful leader. She filled our trip with special, thoughtful gestures and was so tuned in to details. When (seldom) something was slightly off iternaey, she rolled with the punches, did not panic and got the mix-up fixed! Our guides were wonderful and filled with great historical facts. The scheduling must have been very involved on our Israel trip yet it worked like a charm. I would recommend Carol as both a trip planner and leader and would love to be in her company again.

B. Hanson
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Cool, Calm, and Collected

Reviewed By Richard - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Jill and I are quite happy with our personal experiences with you. Not only are you exceptionally well organized and attentive to detail, your demeanor during the trip was exemplary. You never visibly showed the stress that you must have felt when the circumstances were not what you had planned. You handled the redirection in Petra without missing a beat. Those of us traveling with you never saw you get flustered or anxious. Thank You! You directed us well and we would not hesitate recommending Recess 4 Grownups for travel in the future.
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23 of 54 people found this review helpful
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The Holy Land Pilgrimage

Reviewed By Jan - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol was on top of everything from the planning, pre-trip information, to being there and on top of any unexpected event on the trip. Her personable nature made the trip a joy.
She went above and beyond to make sure that we were pleased and comfortable. I’m looking for another trip to take with her.
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25 of 58 people found this review helpful
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Exception job!

Reviewed By JWD - Atlanta | Traveled to
Carol did an exceptional job with our trip. She was incredibly organized in terms of pre trip info and emails as well as keeping us informed while we were in Ireland. I would definitely travel with Carol again
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26 of 60 people found this review helpful
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Quebec Pilgrimage

Reviewed By Maddy - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Quebec ~ Quebec ~ Canada
Carol is delightful to travel with. Always knowledgeable and well researched. She has a lovely demeanor and adds a personal touch to her tours such as travel goody bags.
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Long anticipated and enjoyable trip.

Reviewed By Chris - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Quebec City ~ Quebec ~ Canada
Carol and her team were available, helpful before, during and after our trip. Her pre-trip planning and advice made sure everything went smoothly. She made sure all were satisfied during the trip and is a pleasure to be around.
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The best trip of our lives!

Reviewed By T. Stoughton - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to Tel Aviv ~ Israel ~ Middle East
This was a trip of a lifetime and your attention to detail can't be topped!!
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24 of 57 people found this review helpful
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The trip was everything I had hoped for!

Reviewed By Jeanne - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Thank you Carol for organizing this wonderful trip to Israel. You did an amazing job and we all had such a good time. The spiritual and informative activities you planned were just the right mix. Your attention to detail is unsurpassed! Thanks again! Jeanne
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Loved every minute

Reviewed By Meg Valz - Atlanta | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
This trip far exceeded our expectations. We feel that every day we said was the highlight of the trip, but then the next day was just as fabulous

The trip was filled with so many exciting destinations, that, when we got home, we felt that we had not missed out on one thing.

It appeared that every single detail had been covered. We would definitely consider another trip with Carol if the destination was on our bucket list.
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24 of 57 people found this review helpful
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This was a terrific experience

Reviewed By Connelly's - Atlanta | Traveled to
Everything was well planned out, even with the additional spur of the moment additions. The pre trip emails and gathering was extremely helpful and gave needed guidance.
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19 of 47 people found this review helpful
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A great visit to The Holy Land

Reviewed By KPQ traveler - Alexandria , Virginia | Traveled to Jerusalem ~ Israel ~ Middle East
Carol,a trip to the Holy Land has been high on my list for years. Your trip had it all for me, from Nazareth to Bethlehem and of course Jerusalem .Planning, execution, the first class buses, the guides, the places we saw and the dine arounds. Especially enjoyed the Golan Heights and Masada. I am still talking about the Friday evening at the Western Wall and our Shabbat dinner.
I am the world’s pickiest eater and you found good food at every stop. Thank you for all the extras, especially the wine at dinner, hope we did not break the bank drinking your wine.
I came away a very happy traveler, thank you for everything.
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23 of 56 people found this review helpful
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A great visit to The Holy Land

Reviewed By KPQ traveler - Alexandria , Virginia | Traveled to Jerusalem ~ Israel ~ Middle East
Carol,a trip to the Holy Land has been high on my list for years. Your trip had it all for me, from Nazareth to Bethlehem and of course Jerusalem .Planning, execution, the first class buses, the guides, the places we saw and the dine arounds. Especially enjoyed the Golan Heights and Masada. I am still talking about the Friday evening at the Western Wall and our Shabbat dinner.
I am the world’s pickiest eater and you found good food at every stop. Thank you for all the extras, especially the wine at dinner, hope we did not break the bank drinking your wine.
I came away a very happy traveler, thank you for everything.
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24 of 58 people found this review helpful
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Ireland came alive with Carol's tour!

Reviewed By Marcia - Atlanta, GA | Traveled to
From a pre-planning party to telling us goodbye at the airport, Carol was helpful, informative, cheerful, and made sure our trip went seamlessly. She met us at the airport with a smile on her face and off we went in a luxury bus. Hotels were great and food was superb. She planned extra surprises which made our trip even more fun. We were on a pilgrimmage and all the places we stopped were meaningful and inspiring. She made sure to meet everyone and always was in a great mood. From how much money to bring to what clothes to pack to a complete itinerary, Carol was organized and detail oriented. Thank you, Carol, for a memorable journey through spectacular Ireland.
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19 of 48 people found this review helpful
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Transformative trip

Reviewed By Adair - Atlanta, Georgia | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol made our trip exceptional because of her endless enthusiasm, sensitivity, and attention to detail. It was a "seamless" trip, despite the fact that she was herding 66 people in and out of numbers venues. Each of our destinations was significant and woven into the narrative of our pilgrimage, following the footsteps of Jesus. Carol provided many "extras" that either enhanced our experiences (mud at the Dead Sea!) or eased our manya travel logistics (navigating airports and borders). And Carol's genuinely friendly personality helped a bunch of strangers all mix and mingle and get to know each other.
I would go on another trip with Carol in a heartbeat!
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25 of 61 people found this review helpful
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We saw it all!

Reviewed By Deb and Dan - ALPHARETTA, GA | Traveled to Israel ~ Middle East
Carol was wonderful to work with before, during and after our trip. She provided us with a lot of very useful information starting several months before we left. Because of her organization and research of the places we saw, we felt totally prepared for the trip. She had every stop on our itinerary planned to a tee and included several cool surprises like a bucket of mud at the Dead Sea, a vow renewal ceremony at the site of the wedding at Cana and little tokens for us as reminders of the places we had been. She packed so much sight seeing into our days, I can't imagine it being any better! She also took tons of pictures along the way. I would recommend her to anyone planning a trip!
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17 of 56 people found this review helpful
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