Category Archives: Europe

Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

Amsterdam is one of those classic European destinations that never gets old. You can visit a million times over and never tire of the city’s personality and you could visit for 2 days or 12 and always find something new … finish reading Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht

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Azamara Pursuit: Ship Inspection Report

Azamara is a boutique upscale cruise line that focuses on destination immersion. Their newest ship, the Azamara Pursuit, expands the cruise line’s global reach while maintaining an intimate, modern-casual environment. Last year, after sailing with Silversea Cruises, I confessed that … finish reading Azamara Pursuit: Ship Inspection Report

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Greece: Luxury Travel Updates

Greece was a hot topic this year at Virtuoso Travel Week and we spend some time gathering the latest updates and insights from our top travel partners for Greece luxury travel. Here’s what we have our eye on: Canaves Oia … finish reading Greece: Luxury Travel Updates

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U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

U by Uniworld is a fresh new take on River Cruising designed for independent travelers looking for casual flexibility in their itineraries and age does not define this demographic. River Cruising is an interesting travel option and one I had … finish reading U by Uniworld, a fresh take on River Cruising

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Hyatt Hotels on Our Radar

We are so excited to announce the launch of Hyatt Privé, Hyatt’s new travel advisor partnership program. Ourisman Travel has been involved in the creation and development of this program as a Beta tester since 2014 and we think the … finish reading Hyatt Hotels on Our Radar

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Menorca: The Hidden Gem

Hidden in the Balearic Sea, off of mainland Spain, is the island of Menorca. Although it is not as well known as it’s neighbor’s, Mallorca and Ibiza, Menorca remains one of Spain’s best-kept secrets! I would highly recommend this destination … finish reading Menorca: The Hidden Gem

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Virtuoso Week 2017 | Destination Spotlight: Crete, Greece

 Crete is the largest and most southern of the Greek Islands, but  often the most overlooked. This breathtaking island is a destination all on its own and offers a unique twist on the history and culture of the region! An … finish reading Virtuoso Week 2017 | Destination Spotlight: Crete, Greece

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Luxury London Hotels in a Nutshell

With endless luxury London Hotels to choose from, the search for the perfect hotel can get overwhelming, very fast. Even as a Luxury Travel Advisor, it can be challenging to narrow down the perfect option when navigating over 25 + five-star … finish reading Luxury London Hotels in a Nutshell

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Virtuoso Week 2017 | Barge Cruise in France

Cruise ships come in all shapes and sizes, from Royal Caribbean’s mega ships that host 5400 passengers … to a quaint river barge cruise with just six cabins. I very much enjoyed my vacation on this barge, named L’Impressioniste, as … finish reading Virtuoso Week 2017 | Barge Cruise in France

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Virtuoso Week 2017 | New Hotels in Paris

Paris is home to perhaps the very best collection of luxury hotels in the world, and the choices keep getting better. I learned about three new hotels during Virtuoso Travel Week 2017. Here’s my takeaway: Hotel de Crillon, a Rosewood … finish reading Virtuoso Week 2017 | New Hotels in Paris

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