Riquewehr, in Alsace, France
You understand that extraordinary vacations aren’t simply a function of dollars and cents, and you know that they certainly aren’t just pulled off the shelf.
Journeys of a lifetime are carefully designed with imagination, creativity, attention to detail, experience, and insider knowledge.
Are you looking for a travel adviser who possesses the expertise, education, intuition, insider knowledge, and connections to turn your vacation into the trip of a lifetime? I open new doors for discerning travelers like you looking to follow your own path to the world’s extraordinary destinations.
As a specialist in privately guided, tailor-made vacations and luxury cruises, you’ll enjoy highly personalized service and expert recommendations during the planning process. As you travel, you’ll come to appreciate being well looked after from wheels up on departure to wheels down on your return, giving you the freedom and confidence to be your best travel self wherever you go.
Through my extensive worldwide travel experience, an intuitive sense of possibilities, careful attention to detail, and a broad network of carefully vetted supplier partners, you can enjoy vacations that others only dream of to destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia and Oceania, South America, Africa, and beyond.
Please click on the links on the left to email or call me to schedule a complimentary introductory discovery session where we’ll get better acquainted, discuss your travel dreams, and begin to carefully craft the first of many explorations of this wonderful, fascinating world we share! !
My Areas of Expertise
Great Britain holds many attractions for the curious traveler. The unforgettable cities, historic castles, and charming countryside are sure to captivate anyone - and there's no language barrier! Enjoy the bustling cobblestone streets wrapping around magnificent architecture, an indulgent afternoon of tea in a castle or escape to the quintessential countryside reminiscent... Read more from my Explore the Highlights of Great Britain story.
Italy packs quite a punch. History, art, food and wine...and more - Italy has it all. Are you considering visiting or revisiting Italy? Learn about some not-to-be-missed sights and personalized experiences where you can indulge in La Dolce Vita of Italy!
ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME
Your travel journey to Italy should lead you... Read more from my The Magic of Italy story.
None of us ever seems to have quite enough time to travel as much as we’d like. Time always seems to be against us, whether it comes in the form of professional responsibilities or personal or family commitments. Americans in particular seem particularly prone to this affliction, with study after study... Read more from my Transform Your Next Trip into an Extraordinary One story.
Whether you're looking for unspoiled sandy beaches, unhurried island life, distinctive luxury, or unique history and culture, Greece's 230 inhabited islands - and nearly 6,000 uninhabited ones - offer something for every traveler. I recently enjoyed the opportunity to spend a week exploring the islands of the southern Aegean, including the... Read more from my The Serene Islands of the Greek Aegean story.
According to a recent survey conducted by AARP, travel is the top aspiration of Americans of all ages. Whether Baby Boomers, Millennials, Gen Xers, or folks – like me – who fall somewhere in between, the average person has eight destinations or travel experiences on their bucket list. And, let’s be... Read more from my What's on My Bucket List? story.
China. An emerging Asian superpower. One of the wealthiest countries in the world, yet with some of the poorest people. A Communist nation that has embraced capitalism, with bustling cities full of modern skyscrapers. A deeply traditional nation that reveres its past yet worships progress and newness. These are just some... Read more from my China's Many Faces story.
It struck me during my annual spring cleaning that I had too much stuff. That extra crock pot, a great deal, sits untouched five years later. I’m not sure where I ever thought I’d put that (admittedly very cool) lamp, and I have enough dress socks to last a lifetime or... Read more from my The Only Thing You Buy That Makes You Richer story.
Located in northern Italy, Venice and Milan offer a contrasting perspective on this charming Mediterranean nation.
Venice is a maritime city of canals, bridges, gondolas, as well as the quieter Lagoon Islands. Venice is best explored on foot, where different perspectives unfold around every corner as narrow passages open onto beautiful courtyards... Read more from my Milan and Venice, Italy story.
Our trip and itinerary was laid out perfectly . Everything went smooth and we had a very relaxing get away without any worries. Ted thought of everything. The resorts were fabulous, our excursions were personal - no big crowds and our experience was priceless.
As a seasoned traveler himself, Ted knows the ins and outs of how to get an exceptional vacation that is worth every penny.
I am a believer that you get what you pay for and I will not take another vacation without Ted's assistance.
If you are planning a vacation, contact Ted. You will be glad you did!
It was a pleasure to help you plan your trip, and I'm so glad you had such a wonderful time!
The Trip of a Lifetime, that Exceeded our Expectat
It was a delight helping you put together this trip, and I’m so pleased you enjoyed it so much!
I was happy to help, and am glad you had a great trip!
Amazing Greece and 4 day Agean Cruise
It is a pleasure to work with you!
Anniversary Trip to Italy
Amazing First Visit to Italy
It was a delight to work with you, and I’m glad your trip was unforgettable!
A Well-Planned Trip
It was a pleasure to help you plan your trip, and I'm so glad that you enjoyed yourselves!
The art and history of Paris and the Rhone River!
I'm glad I was able to help you combine Paris with a river cruise on the Rhone River!
Trip of a Lifetime That Exceeded our Expectations!
Thanks for trusting me to plan your Alaskan adventure, and I look forward to the next one!
Awesome River Cruise!
It was a pleasure to work with you, and I’m so glad you enjoyed the river cruise!
Great Adventure Down Under
It was a pleasure to help you plan your trip, and I'm glad you had such a great time!
It was nice because I have never booked a cruise before and he took care of everything. Will definitely use Ted again for our travel plans again.
I enjoyed working with you, and am so glad you enjoyed your cruise!
We had an absolutely wonderful trip!
I'm glad you enjoyed your special anniversary trip!
French Immersion Trip
I'm glad your trip went so well, and it was a pleasure to help make it possible!
Showing the Rhein River at its best.
It was a pleasure to help you plan this trip, and join you as the cruise host. I'm glad you both had a great time!
An amazing scenic and gastronomic experience
It was a pleasure to work with you, and I'm grateful that you enjoyed the river cruise as well as the Swiss adventure!
A great trip!
I enjoyed the opportunity to work with you, and look forward to planning your next adventure!
So much fun we didn't want to come home!
It was a delight to work with you, and I look forward to helping with your next voyage!
Great family trip
It was a pleasure to work with you!
Ted made our trip happen!
It was a pleasure working with you, and I look forward to helping you plan your next overseas trip!
Ted planned our 90day honeymoon trip down under.
It was a pleasure to work with you, and I look forward to helping you with your next adventure!
I’m glad I was able to help you plan a great trip to France and Spain!
It was a pleasure to help you plan your trip, and I'm glad that you found Portugal to be so delightful!
Amazing First Trip To Europe
It was a delight to work with you and help make sure you had such a great trip!
Amazing Mediterranean tour!
It was a pleasure to work with all of you, and I'm glad you found the trip - and your first cruise - so enjoyable!
Trip exceeded my high expectations.
I'm glad you enjoyed the river cruise, it was a pleasure for me to make it a reality!
Trip of a life time!!
I'm so glad that you enjoyed your special trip, and look forward to working together again in the future!