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About alwaysharriet

With thirty years experience in corporate and leisure travel consulting, Harriet Ahouse has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean and worldwide. An avid scuba diver, she understands the requirements of travelers both on land and in the water. On the European scene she has offered traditional and personalized travel itineraries throughout the continent--Italy, France, and England are some of her favorites. As a Virtuoso Agent, she also has extensive resources to enhance her expertise in designing individual destination travel itineraries--and honeymoons--worldwide!

Make Your Bedroom Feel Like Your Favorite Hotel

Part of the joy of staying in a fancy hotel is the bed: the fluffy pillows, the soft linens, the mattress that seems to conform to your body from the moment you lie down. The first thing most of us … Continue reading

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Hotels during Covid

Experts say if you’re going to pay to stay somewhere, make sure your host is taking the pandemic seriously. The first step is to check websites for what steps hotels and other facilities are taking to protect guests. Different states have … Continue reading

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Air Travel with COVID-19

Flying during coronavirus: What to expect and how to stay safe   Here’s what airlines are doing to help keep travelers safe.   COVID-19 has changed virtually everything — especially air travel. Flying and spending time in airports is one … Continue reading

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Have your journeys made you more empathetic?

Travel is a quest for diversity, the very diversity-cultural, spiritual, geographical-that defines the destinations we set out to discover. The destination can be within our country. But why does it sometimes feel easier to embrace diversity the farther we get … Continue reading

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I work with busy, successful, curious people who

“I work with busy, successful, curious people who…. Each day I get many emails suggesting going here and there. Right now, I am not suggesting you go anywhere soon. For now, we can dream and reschedule. Who are busy, successful, … Continue reading

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Itching to go someplace

If you are really itching to go some place, there are lots of relatively safe domestic options. First that comes to mind is Alaska. If you look at their Covid numbers, they are extremely low. Alaska tour operators expect only … Continue reading

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Travel Unites, Boundaries Divide

“Travel Unites… Boundaries divide…” is not my originality. A colleague, Jane, wrote it many years ago. She was a great inspiration. There are so many ways to write about the title. In times when we cannot explore the world and … Continue reading

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Other and Odd

Now how is that for a title? We are all a bit other and odd. What is fun about my days is I get to meet the other and odd all the time. Some like to travel this way and … Continue reading

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What is next?

This is one of the most difficult newsletters I have written. I have seen much in my many years of life. But our country today is clearly in a horrific place. How can I write about travel, beauty, nature when … Continue reading

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Spend a little, save a little, give a little

Spend a little, save a little and give a little. (a friend said this was her father’s life motto) Spend a little. As we begin to turn the corner, yet not knowing what will be, we need to be careful … Continue reading

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