May 19, 2020

#AlaskaVacations #Land #Sea #Air #Rail #FriendsTravelWestHollywoodCa 90069 #JessKalinowsky

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Alaska Cruises 2020 – 2021

Cruise With Comfort
U.S. cruise line, cruising Alaska this year and next! 2020-2021
With entirely domestic travel and only small ships, may be one of the few companies #cruising #Alaska.  Exciting eight and 11-day itineraries filled with #exploration and #enrichment.
Current events have highlighted the demand for small ships on U.S. itineraries, and many travelers have made the switch to this popular itinerary in Southeast Alaska. With so many international travel plans disrupted, cruises are filling fast.

The brand new ship features modern amenities and spacious accommodations for an unprecedented experience showcasing breathtaking vistas and abundant wildlife.

Destination highlights include:
#Glacier Bay – Exclusive access to this pristine biosphere
#Mendenhall Glacier – one of the most impressive glaciers in North America
#Historic Haines – home to the “Valley of the Eagles,” Glacier Bay, the world’s largest biosphere
#Ketchikan – where you can witness bears, mountain goats, and Tongass National Forest
Cruises run through July and August, 2020 and full season May through August 2021. For guests, this is the perfect opportunity to stay close to home and travel in small groups.

Itinerary details are available here.

Cruise Lines will follow strict safety protocols including:

  • Health Screening of all guests and crew
  • On board-certified medical management program and resident nurse
  • Rigorous sanitation protocols of all common areas
  • An independent HVAC system in every stateroom and lounge
  • Reduced vessel occupancy to maximize personal space
  • Smaller tour groups maintain social distancing
Now is the perfect time to experience the difference in U.S. Small Ship Cruising.

  • Small groups – allow our guests to become fully immersed in our excursions.
  • Small ships – none of our small ships carry more than 100-200 guests.
  • Small ports – allow us direct access to the fabulous destinations we visit.

Contact this Boutique Cruise Specialist to learn more


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#Alaska—there is no place on Earth like it, with its #amazing #scenery, #fascinating #wildlife, friendly people, and remote cities. Ride the thrilling #Alaska #Railroad to #Denali #National #Park, home to North America’s highest peak, Denali, formerly known as #Mount #McKinley. Enjoy a cruise of #Kenai #Fjords #National #Park, where you will witness #glaciers #crashing into the #sea and hear their #thunderous #roar. Board a #sternwheeler for a cruise on the #Chena and #Tanana #Rivers in #Fairbanks. On Globus #AlaskaVacations, you’ll not only experience these must-do activities, you’ll also get a chance to partake in unique experiences, such as an exclusive presentation on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist and a visit to an #Iditarod champion’s home and kennels. Lose yourself in the sounds and sights that define the majesty of Alaska, and see what the

“Big Land” of Alaska has to offer on these exhilarating #AlaskaVacations.

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April 19, 2014

#VikingRiverCruisesFriendsTravel JESS Kalinowsky 24|7|365

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#VIKINGADVANTAGERiverCruiseFriendsTravel#FriendsTravelWestHollywoodCa since 1985
#DiscountAirfaresWorldwide First Class, Business Class, and Coach.
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#VikingRiverCruisesFriendsTravel offers the best itineraries on the rivers of Europe, Russia and China. Enjoy exciting cities, rich cultural experiences, fine dining and deluxe accommodations onboard the most modern ships—with everything from meals to shore excursions included in your fare. And the award-winning Viking Longships® have raised the bar yet again with full-size veranda staterooms, the largest suites in Europe, al fresco dining and more. Discover why Viking is truly the world’s leading river cruise line.

Europe is a perfect blend of the ancient and the modern. Enjoy the timeless beauty and grace of the Old World with European river cruises along the Rhine, the Main, the Danube and the Seine. Our Europe cruises will provide you with an unforgettable vacation experience along these great waterways. River cruises from $1,356 per person.

Viking began offering Russian river cruises nearly 15 years ago. No longer shrouded in mystery, Russia now welcomes travelers with open arms. Russia cruises give you the chance to take in the colorful sights of Red Square, the royal retreats of St. Petersburg.
River cruises from $5,096 per person.

Our China river cruises showcase the imperial and cultural highlights of Beijing, Shanghai and Xian. Asia cruises highlight the spectacular backdrop of this vast and varied continent. Experience mountains and deserts, floating villages and urban jungles, ancient temples and futuristic metropolises. River cruises from $2,792 per person.

Now is the perfect time to book with our 2015 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT of up to 2-for-1 cruise plus up to 2-FOR-1 air.

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April 10, 2014

#GlobusWorldwideToursAndCruises #FriendsTravelWestHollywoodCa JESS Kalinowsky

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For those with a Mind to Travel


Exceptional Value-no Hidden Extras

Cruising through Europe’s rivers is a unique experience which allows passengers to visit charming towns and iconic cities awash with fascinating historic sites. Discover the River Danube as you cruise in comfort and style aboard Swan Hellenic’s elegant river cruiser A-ROSA Bella.


The sheer magnificence of the River Danube – the second longest river in Europe – makes it one of the continent’s major geographical features. It is a destination with an enduring appeal as it passes through Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. Step ashore to explore abbeys and palaces that line the river’s banks and delve into the art, music and history of the towns and cities that punctuate its waters.

DEPARTS: MAY 17, 2014 | 8 DAYS PRICES FROM: $1,954pp
DEPARTS: SEPT 27, 2014 | 8 DAYS PRICES FROM: $2,249pp

Day 1 Embark Passau, Germany
Day 2 MELK morning
Day 3 Esztergom morning, Budapest evening/overnight
Day 4 Budapest full day
Day 5 Bratislava afternoon/evening
Day 6 Vienna full day/evening
Day 7 Dürnstein morning
Day 8 Disembark Passau, Germany.

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May 20, 2013

#OrionCruises #FriendsTravel JESS Kalinowsky 24|7|365

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Inquire about current offers!

Tasman Discoverer: 7 nights departing Brisbane

As if Orions regular onboard cuisine created by Bathers Pavilion maestro chef Serge Dansereau wasnt enough, in December 2013 Orion Expedition Cruises has scheduled a 7 night Tasman Discoverer themed food and wine voyage, adding an acclaimed wine maker and cheese makers to compliment the onboard chefs gourmet offerings.

Enjoy food workshops, wine tastings with Tony Bish, Senior Winemaker at Sacred Hill winery and special cheese tastings with cheese makers Sara and Markus Bucher, along with Orions fine dining while wending your way from Brisbane to New Zealand via Norfolk Island.

Whet the palette and build your appetite exploring historic Norfolk Island and the beautiful north island of New Zealand secure in the company of the specialist Expedition Team. Selected for their knowledge and practical experience in fields that include botany, marine biology, anthropology and history, the Expedition Team members are there to guide and assist while ashore exploring.

This voyage is designed to stimulate all the senses, with the catch cry Eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow we diet.

Cruise the great ocean blue to the colonial attractions of Norfolk Island, of HMS Bounty fame, and on to New Zealands magnificent Bay of Islands including the historic town of Russell. Every day the menus will offer tantalizing surprises including fresh seafood, succulent New Zealand lamb and mouth-watering desserts. Enjoy inclusive and informative presentations on cheese and yogurt making, European and Australian cheese types and tastings, discussions (and tastings!) on the rise and rise of the ubiquitous Sauvignon Blanc and the emerging super premium wine growing region of the Gimblett Gravels district of Hawkes Bay, described by Decanter magazine as one of the worlds six most exciting new terroirs.

Comparative tastings of fine Gimblett Gravels red wines (Syrah, Merlot Cabernets, and Cabernet Merlot blends) will have you casting aside any terror of wine tasting and focussing on the terroir of fine wine.

Book now & save up to 40%* 24|7|365
Fares from $3,216 per person twin share*
Plus Complimentary onboard Wine Package^ – ‘Hotel Manager’s Selection’

Guest Lecturers:

Markus has working knowledge of the Swiss and Australian dairy industry from the perspective of a dairy farmer, processor and retailer. Markus and Sara have extensive dairy industry experience in Greekstyle and Swiss-style yogurt making as well as hand-crafted cheeses such as white mould cheese (Brie and Camembert styles), fetta and club cheddar.

With 31 vintages under his belt, Tony still enjoys the promise of what the next vintage holds. Tony believes that great grapes make great wine. Its critical to preserve the integrity of the fruit that is yielded. The craft is in developing layers to create wines where smell, taste and mouth feel combine for complete enjoyment.
Its a philosophy that has served Tony and his team well with 15 gold medals so far this year alone. For the last 20 years, he has been Senior Winemaker at Sacred Hill Wines Ltd, a medium sized premium New Zealand winery business.



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February 20, 2011

#FriendsTravel Windstar Spain Coast and Mediterranean JESS Kalinowsky 24/7/265

Spanish Coast Explorations
Lisbon – Barcelona 7-days
• Category B staterooms from $1,699
• Savings up to 57%
• Date: April 17, 2011 on the Wind Surf
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Glitter & Glam of the Western Mediterranean
Barcelona – Rome 7-days
• Category B staterooms from $1,699
• Savings up to 57%
• Dates: April 24, 2011* on the Wind Surf,
April 30, 2011 on the Wind Spirit,
May 7, 2011 on the Wind Star
More Info: 24/7/365

Intimate Islands of the Western Mediterranean
Rome – Barcelona 7-days
• Category B staterooms from $1,599
• Savings up to 60%
• Date: May 1, 2011 on the Wind Surf
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Rome – Athens 7-days
• Category B staterooms from $1,699
• Savings up to 58%
• Date: May 7, 2011 on the Wind Spirit

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#FriendsTravel Windstar Best Prices on Luxury Sailing Cruise JESS Kalinowsky 24/7/365

Your Arrival on Windstar is Unrivaled
Experience the romance of the cobalt sea on the rich teak deck, under a team of glorious moon-white sails as your Windstar Cruise sails through the magnificent, historic Greek Isles. The adventure starts the moment you board. Enjoy gracious service, 5-star cuisine and the view of a lifetime on a yacht that feels like your own. Sail right up to the land of the earliest civilization: the views are spectacular, the people are friendly, the food is tempting. And then there’s the Ouzo.
Popular Highlights
Ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus in Kusadasi
Palace of the Grand Masters in Rhodes
Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
Chic boutiques and cafes of Mykonos
Acropolis and National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Athens Rhodes Mykonos Kusadasi Bodrum Istanbul Santorini
Athens-Istanbul Istanbul-Athens
Category B Staterooms from $3,099*
Onboard Spending Credit up to $1,000
May 14, 28, 2011 on the Wind Spirit
May 21; June 4, 18; July 2;
August 6, 20, 2011 on the Wind Star
July 16, 2011 on the Wind Surf

Reservations: 24/7/365

Category B Staterooms from $2,999*
Onboard Spending Credit up to $1,000
May 21, June 4, 2011 on the Wind Spirit
May 28; June 11, 25; July 9;
August 13, 27, 2011 on the Wind Star
July 23, 2011 on the Wind Surf*

February 10, 2011

#FriendsTravel Orion Expedition Cruises Up Close and Personal JESS Kalinowsky

Orion is a purpose built vessel designed to access the inaccessible, all in 5-star luxury. 

The ship combines the best and the latest in design with maritime and environmental technology, comfort and casual elegance.

From the ice-strengthened hull to the chilled champagne and superb cuisine, this is expedition cruising at its finest.

Discover Orion’s path less travelled. 24/7/365


Australia’s wild and remote.
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The diverse culture of Asia.
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Pacific Culture and natural grandeur
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The Last Frontier

Click on any of the pictures to learn more about these wonderful up close and personal expedition cruises.

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February 6, 2011

#FriendsTravel Avalon Waterways Cruises JESS Kalinowsky

Click on the Avalon logo and watch a short video about River Cruising.

Widest Selection – the Best Choice of Legendary Waterways

Whether you’d like a romantic 4-day mini-break, an in-depth 23-day exploration, or something in between, our incredible variety of river and small-ship cruises means you’ll experience the very best of the world—your way.

With Avalon Waterways river and small-ship cruises you’ll get to thoroughly explore the towns, villages and exotic scenery along the way. Select the destination to begin planning your river or small-ship cruise vacation.

Phone: 310 652 9600 – E-mail: 24/7/365
FriendsTravel: Our Mission * We believe in being a responsible and innovative leader in the travel industry. * We believe our primary responsibility is to fulfill the goals set forth by our principals. * We believe our success is measured by ultimate customer satisfaction. * We believe in earning and maintaining the goodwill of our colleagues, who use and sell our products and services. * We We believe in providing the highest level of customer service, which will result in profitability for our shareholders. * We believe our fundamental strength lies in our people. * We believe in contributing to the community of where we live and work. * We believe that everyone has the right to explore the world with gusto. When you are ready to make the world your playground, look no further
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Avalon Waterways is a travel company that is a part of the Globus family of brands, which provides travelers with
unparalleled vacation experiences, full of personal discovery and insider knowledge for more than 80 years.
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February 1, 2011

#FriendsTravel Europe River Cruises JESS Kalinowsky

Europe River Cruise - Middle Rhine

“Thank you for providing wonderful programs and people to show us the beauty of so many places in the world. You far exceeded our expectations for service, accommodations, tours and travel coordination.” 

Clifford & Karen

River Cruises Through Europe

Grand European Tour

Europe River Cruise - Bratislava Castle
Amsterdam to Budapest 

From $3,262 / 15 Days

Imagine 15 magical days on a cruise along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, seeing the best of Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.

Romantic Danube

Europe River Cruise - Nuremberg, Germany
Budapest to Nuremberg 

From $1,556 / 8 Days

Discover grand cities and quaint villages on this 8-day river cruise along the “Blue Danube.”

Cities of Light

Europe River Cruise - Paris at night
Paris to Prague 

From $2,056 / 12 Days

Discover the romance of Paris and Prague and all the quaint small towns in between on this 12-day journey that includes an idyllic 8-day river cruise.

Elegant Elbe

Europe River Cruise - Brandenburg gate at night, Berlin, Germany
Berlin to Prague 

From $2,306 / 10 Days

Discover East Germany’s dramatic landscape with a 10-day river cruise along the Elbe River, plus nights in both Berlin and Prague.

Paris & the Heart of Normandy

Europe River Cruise - Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
Paris – Rouen – Paris 

From $1,156 / 8 Days

This 8-day river cruise combines the romance of Paris with the beauty and history of France’s Norman countryside.

Portraits of Southern France

Europe River Cruise - Port St. Benezet, Avignon
Chalon to Avignon 

From $1,356 / 8 Days

Enjoy some of the most scenic vistas in the French countryside on this picturesque 8-day cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers.

France’s Finest

Europe River Cruise - romantic Paris, France
Paris to Avignon 

From — / 15 Days

This 15-day river cruise is the ultimate journey through France, from Paris and Normandy to Burgundy and Provence.

Danube Waltz

Europe River Cruise - Hofburg Imperial Palace, Vienna
Passau to Budapest 

From $1,256 / 8 Days

This 8-day cruise takes you through four of Europe’s most enchanting countries along the storied Danube River.

Rhine Getaway

Europe River Cruise - Katz Castle on the Rhine River
Amsterdam to Basel 

From $1,056 / 8 Days

This river cruise gives you all the highlights of the legendary Rhine in just 8 days.

Treasures of the Rhine

Treasures of the Rhine - Cologne Cathedral at night
Basel to Antwerp 

From $2,562 / 15 Days

This 15-day cruise is a leisurely celebration that visits five countries along the legendary Rhine River.

Vineyards & Vistas

Europe River Cruise - European vineyard
Würzburg to Trier 

From $1,056 / 8 Days

Engage all your senses as you enjoy the picturesque landscapes on this scenic 8-day river cruise through Germany.

Grand European Odyssey

Europe River Cruise - Parliament Building in Budapest
Amsterdam to Bucharest 

From — / 23 Days

This incredible 23-day cruisetour includes 9 countries along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers.

Passage to Eastern Europe

Europe River Cruise - Budapest, Hungary
Budapest to Bucharest 

From $2,156 / 11 Days

NEW! Let us take you to the cities, towns and natural wonders of Hungary, Serbia, Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria.

Eastern European Waltz

Europe River Cruise - Vienna, Austria
Bucharest to Passau 

From — / 16 Days

An extraordinary 16-day journey through eight countries in Eastern and Central Europe.

Danube Holiday Explorer

Europe River Cruise - Vienna Christmas
Vienna to Nuremberg 

From — / 8 Days

Usher in the winter and discover the beauty of Austria and Germany with a timeless river cruise along the Danube.

Tulips & Windmills

Europe River Cruise - windmill in Holland

Amsterdam – Antwerp – Amsterdam

From $2,422 / 10 Days

Enjoy Holland’s springtime floral splendor and visit some of Belgium’s medieval cities on a 10-day cruise.

For details and Reservations please Email:

JESS Kalinowsky Professional Travel Consultant

Due to the small size of these vessels, we recommend having 1st 2nd 3rd choices available for travel dates

and or itineraries.

Discounted First Class, Business Class and Coach Airfares available worldwide.

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