Globe iconTravel Packages

Travel is easy when you join a pre-planned trip with Maria as your tour director. As an adventurous and expert traveler, Maria creates new and different itineraries that explore nature, history, food and culture, building healthy bridges between people of different backgrounds and ethnicities. Join a trip and enjoy an unforgettable vacation full of memories that will last a lifetime. Click a tile below to explore current offerings.

Anchor iconSmall Ship Cruises

As a Vacation Consultant for Expedia Cruises, Maria can assist you in finding the best small ship or riverboat cruises. Land-based vacations are also available. Visit Expedia Cruises to explore the many options.

The American Queen riverboat in front of the Eads Bridge

The small-sized American Queen riverboat on the Mississippi River.

Group of 3 people iconLand Tours

Visit exotic locations with Maria as your expert tour director and local guides. Avoid the stress of traveling alone and enjoy a relaxing yet adventurous trip with an experienced traveler and gastronomy expert.

Groups of 4–10 people | Expenses, plus $250/day

A small group in Kenya walks along a dirt road.

A guided tour can enhance any trip.

Feather quill iconCustom Itineraries

Get a custom trip itinerary designed just for you, that meets your specific interests and budget. Maria excels at listening to your travel desires and building an itinerary that will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Custom itineraries are carefully curated for you and include reservations for hotels and excursions, as well as support before and during travel for two travelers in one region for seven days, for $350. Additional regions are $197 each. Additional travelers and/or days of travel are priced per consultation. Air services are not included. The domestic air fee is $39 per ticket issued. The international air fee is $59 per ticket issued. Additional travel information for independent travelers is available at a cost of $147.

To get started, read and sign Maria’s Travel Service Fee Agreement and book here to meet with Maria.

Handmade directional signs attached to a tree and pointing in various directions.

Where do you want to go?

Cultural Gastronomy

Are you curious about what people eat in other countries? How do they prepare their food? What do their table settings look like? When do they eat their meals? Maria’s background as a personal chef and her passion for travel have made her a cultural gastronomy expert. Explore the customs around food prep and mealtime within a specific culture, with a cultural gastronomy add-on to your custom itinerary.

Closeup of food on platters.

Wherever you travel to, explore the cultural around mealtime.

Or call Maria at (206) 334-4014

Let us know how we can help make your travel dreams come true.