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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!

Navigating travel in 2021 into 2022

Hello travel partners This square in front of the Milan Cathedral is usually filled with people. The shopping arcade to the left the same. Today may not be the time to be there, but soon it will. So it is … Continue reading

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Preparing for traveling event in the COVID-Era

We have all realized that the days of traveling with just a driving license and nothing printed out are long gone. There’s a whole list of things that you need to prepare ahead in the COVID-era. Here are top tips: … Continue reading

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Detoxing off the grid while on holiday!

The best way to connect with a place and its people: Stash the phone and leave the tablet at home. When I travel in Europe I take little to no electronics. I plan ahead and take maps. Disconnecting is a … Continue reading

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Create It

The best way to predict the future is to create it.”—Abraham Lincoln It is clearly time to create your future! Slowly but surely I am getting requests for travel in 2022. I do see the light at this very, very … Continue reading

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A summer treat.

Lobster made simple You do not need to travel far for a delicious summer treat. If you do not live in New England, where lobsters are readily available, I am sure you can use a frozen option. Every year I … Continue reading

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Going to the airport

Airport Hassles Even before the pandemic, being in an airport or airplane was never particularly relaxing. And as air travel resumes on a large scale this summer, it might feel even more stressful and unfamiliar. For many of us, the … Continue reading

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What is happening!

A year ago, I would never have sent this newsletter, but the world is changing. As cruise lines are eager to resume sailings, and many restart outside of the U.S. because of delays in approval from the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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Time is NOW

The travel industry is fueled by people like me. People that get up every morning with the belief that today will be a better day than yesterday. People who love what we do and are passionate about showing the world … Continue reading

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With your help!

• Well, we here in New England are in a drought. That’s my reasoning and justification so I don’t walk around complaining all day. I’m talking about the Nor’Easter that paid us a visit last week, dumping chilly, much-needed rain … Continue reading

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Here’s to the future!

We’ve locked down, canceled trips and spent countless milestones – birthdays, graduations and honeymoons – cooped up at home. But with an end in sight, it’s time for a do-over. Time to dream again. To book that cruise (2022), map … Continue reading

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