Travel Notes

Have Bubble, Will Travel

Have Bubble, Will Travel

May 6 is International Bubble Blowing Day. While we’re not sure that is actually a real thing, Travel Bubbles are a huge pandemic trend. Some countries have created travel bubbles, but traveling within a bubble isn’t only for governments to arrange. You too can form a travel bubble comprised of close friends, extended family, neighbors,Read more ...

On The Road With Julie Grauf

On The Road With Julie Grauf

“Who says you only ski in Colorado?”  I’ve been to Colorado many times growing up, but always for skiing. This year we took our family and another to explore the small little tourist town of Manitou Springs. It’s actually closer to Pikes Peak than Colorado Springs and usually gets a little more snow because of it.Read more ...

The current state of traveling

The current state of traveling

I won’t say “unprecedented.” I won’t say “uncertain times.” I won’t even say “out of an abundance of caution.” We’ve all heard, we know, and we thought we’d be farther past it by now. But, there is sunlight breaking on the horizon. The Caribbean and Mexico are open and accepting travelers, smaller cruise lines areRead more ...

New year, new services

New year, new services

As avid travelers, we know that packing is usually the least exciting part of the travel experience. Writing down a list (and then re-writing it because we can’t remember where we put the envelope we were using as paper to write the first one), finding out the local weather, deciding what we need to takeRead more ...

What’s A Cruiser To Do?

What’s A Cruiser To Do?

Cruising and land-based vacations are inherently different, yet not without similarities. In fact, there are numerous ways that all-inclusive resorts are actually preferred over cruising. ...

Travel and COVID

Travel and COVID

Planning to travel during COVID raises several questions. Personally, I'm pretty COVID-cautious so feeling safe and protected as best as possible while traveling is extremely important to me. Among the questions I asked myself as I prepared to travel to Miami and the Florida Keys were ...

Life List

Life List

One of the best dream to plan to go tools is the Life List (aka Bucket List). A Life List helps set the path to regular travel, big and small, far and near. Here a few practical tips on building your Life List: ...

Wish You Were Where?

Wish You Were Where?

After months at home, we need something to look forward to again and nothing is more exciting than planning that next perfect getaway. So let's play the game "If I weren't here, I would be " ...

Spend Now, Travel Later

Spend Now, Travel Later

While travel does not have the appeal right now that it usually does, now is a great opportunity to consider ways to prepare for upcoming travel. Using a credit card can be a helpful way to save funds for travel while you are in-between trips (or waiting out a pandemic at home). ...

The Hair Goes RV-ing

The Hair Goes RV-ing

I've never traveled by RV before. It's really not anything that interested me before this summer. But, it was the answer to the question of how to see the 8 most western states in the middle of the pandemic. ...

Our Five Things

Our Five Things

Suitcases usually see a lot of action during this time of the year: pack, travel, return home. Rinse and repeat. But this year the only rinse and repeat action comes in the form of hand-washing, and the lack of travel has left our suitcases feeling the loss. ...

What I’ve Learned in Quarantine

What I’ve Learned in Quarantine

With their remaining quarantine time, KaliKosmos advisors have been increasing their travel knowledge so that when travel resumes, they're ready. ...

COVID 19: What Airlines Are Doing

COVID 19: What Airlines Are Doing

For those who are comfortable traveling at this time, the travel world you return to will be different than the travel world you left. Below are details of how several major US airlines are adapting to provide health and safety in the age of COVID19. ...

Celebrating Women

Celebrating Women

Travel is an excellent way to not only celebrate historical events that have shaped the lives of women today, but it is always a way to support the barriers actively being broken. ...

COVID-19

COVID-19

We understand that, given the current concerns, the decision of whether to travel or not is deeply personal and multifaceted. We respect this and want to help our clients have access to the most factual and up-to-date information to help you make the best decision for you and those traveling with you. ...

There’s an App for That!

There’s an App for That!

SmartPhones have made many parts of life easier, including travel. Before your next trip, consider taking these apps along with you. ...

It Only Happens Here

It Only Happens Here

Whether you’ve been before or never been (based on what others have said), I want to share with you my favorite things about this city. Hopefully by the end of this post you’ll believe you should give Vegas a try. ...

Plan Your Vacation

Plan Your Vacation

The most effective remedy for American workers who want to use more vacation days is better planning. Americans who plan are more likely to use all their vacation, take longer breaks and report greater happiness. ...

The Hair Goes There: Costa Rica

The Hair Goes There: Costa Rica

Costa Rica was a fun and fast getaway. The flights from OKC where pretty straightforward with United, which made the long weekend work better, giving us more time to spend on the ground. ...

Welcome to 2020

Welcome to 2020

Welcome to the start of a new year. The ball has dropped, the page has turned, a new year lies before us, a year full of potential. A year that is waiting and ready for each of us to make our mark upon it. The beginning of a new year is a time of reflection, dedication, and anticipation. At KaliKosmos Travel ... ...