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Tanya Thelen

Tanya Thelen About the Author: Tanya has been in the travel business for 25 years. Tanya started at Classic Travel over 20 years ago and spent the past 9 years in outside sales. She recently returned and specializes in leisure travel. Some of her favorite destinations include Mexico, the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand. Email Tanya: tanya@classictravelusa.com

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Written by Tanya Thelen. The past few years the Mayan Riviera, also known as Playacar or Playa Del Carmen, has been growing in popularity. Recently, I visited there for four nights and saw for myself what all the fuss is about. This Mexican destination has beautiful beaches, gorgeous resorts, blue-turquoise water, and great Mexican shopping… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. Maui is one of the most favored of all the Hawaiian Islands. It caters to both tropical relaxation and an active lifestyle. I was fortunate enough to experience the island for eight nights on my honeymoon. A long stay in Maui is an excellent way to relax the mind as well… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. Paris, the “City of Light”, casts a spark to the fires of curiosity for people all over the world. Known for its fashions, theaters, restaurants, and art, it is a city that attracts experienced and inexperienced travelers alike. While the uniqueness of Paris’ architecture is breathtaking, its history is equally inspiring… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. This is not a warning but a reminder to be careful with your travel decisions. Travel consultants prove again and again that our experience and knowledge far out-weigh anything you find on the Internet. You could end up somewhere a little more daring than you thought. Last April my husband and… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. The best way to see the Caribbean is definitely by cruising the vibrant Caribbean Sea. By taking a cruise you get to visit a number of spectacular islands in an all-inclusive vacation. Why see just one island when you can visit up to six. My husband and I took our first… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. How about Aruba this year? With only an average of 20 inches of rain a year, you are almost guaranteed great weather throughout your vacation. In addition, Aruba is located below the hurricane belt so it is a great choice for you fall-time travelers. Aruba is an island in the Caribbean… [Read More]

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Written by Tanya Thelen. Our favorite vacation of all time was to Australia and New Zealand. It was a trip of a lifetime! My husband, Glen, and I flew from Detroit on Continental and Qantas Airlines through Los Angeles. Our first stop was Cairns, located in tropical Queensland, Australia. Due to the time zone and… [Read More]