The Seasons

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I won’t lie.  This cold weather has really motivated me to start thinking about my summer travel plans.


But I think I’m a little different than others in that I really don’t mind the winter all that much.  The cold?  The snow?  I can take it.  Perhaps it’s because I’m a January baby that was born in the middle of a snow storm?  Whatever the reason, I don’t really have issues with the “winter blues” or other seasonal problems.  As a result, I’m not anxious to “escape the cold” like so many others are.  So what is it about the winter that sets me daydreaming?  I think it’s that long stretch from January to April, when it seems that the seasons seem to hover in time for a little longer than they should.  Or maybe I’m just always restless for something new – even if it means the oppressive heat of summer.


(By the way, I can take the cold, but not the heat.  I sweat anytime the temps get above 75.)


And being stuck in the house brings out my inner-planner geek.  I actually relish in setting up charts and itineraries for my upcoming trips.  (And for clients!)  The planning is actually part of the fun.  But after all the planning, I just want the trip to get here already!  This summer should be a fabulous one for travel!  We’re headed down to Disney later in June, then I’ll be off to sail the River Danube in July with my parents and sister, then in August we’ll hopefully be cashing in the trip I won to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! I already have my Disney itinerary all set to go in pretty color-coded splendor!


I’m also so excited to get to share these trip with my readers!  Just wait, though, we still have the rest of winter to get through….  *sigh*

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Jennifer was initially drawn to Europe for two reasons: music and love.  She lived in Vienna for four years, and now calls Croatia home for much of each year, as she married a native Croatian. Since 2015, Jennifer has worked as a tour director and cruise director on European river cruises for a major American travel company, and has become an expert in all of the cities along her routes on the Danube, Rhine, and Main Rivers. She also has traveled to Disney World almost every year since 1985, and knows Disney World inside and out. As a travel agent, Disney World is her primary specialty, and she has helped many Disney newbies and veterans have amazing trips with her insider information.

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