Julie Schafer

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Maui – Expect the Unexpected! A Travel Agent’s Firsthand Experience with Travel Insurance

Written by Julie Schafer. Hau’ oli la Hanau (Happy Birthday) Courtney! It’s not every day that you turn 1 year old, so in honor of this big event, we decided to take a family vacation to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. Even though we had a well-planned itinerary and this was not Courtney’s first time on […]

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Germany, Austria and Czech Republic – By Trains, Planes, and Automobile

Written by Julie Schafer. My husband, Nick, and I feel very fortunate that our careers and our love for travel often collide. Recently the opportunity to visit Europe presented itself and we quickly planned a fantastic tour of Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. As our first visit to these beautiful Eastern European countries, we […]

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Why Are Carnival’s “Fun Ships” So Much Fun?

Written by Julie Schafer. Just what makes Carnival’s “Fun Ships” so much fun? In search of the answer, I embarked on two of Carnival’s “Fun Ships” — the Imagination and the Fantasy, to find out for myself. We departed from the port of Miami on Imagination’s 5-day Western Caribbean itinerary. This itinerary included two “Fun […]

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