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Nov 29th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
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INSPIRATION| THE INTRIGUE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

Southeast Asia has become one of the world’s most intriguing destinations. This region, which consists of countries including Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar (among others), is full of unique experiences, people, foods and historical significance. And, with some dedicated time, two-three of them are easily combinable depending on how you like to travel. For those […]

Nov 29th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
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CLIENT HIGHLIGHT | EXPLORING JAPAN

From Tokyo and Takayama to Kyoto and Hiroshima (and so much in between), my wife Jenny and I recently had an amazing journey through the fascinating country of Japan. We started out by flying directly into Tokyo, the nation’s capital and largest city. In Tokyo we visited Tokyo Tower, the Imperial Palace Plaza, Senso-ji Temple, […]

Jun 26th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Travel Advice
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The Value of Travel Insurance

The value of travel insurance – is it worth the investment? Is travel insurance really needed?  Is it worth the extra investment?  Or is it another “suggestive sell” ploy like those extended warranties we’re constantly getting pitched when we make larger purchases? Whether it’s your trip, your possessions, or your health, travel insurance is a […]

Jun 21st

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in South America
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Travel Inspiration | Argentina

Argentina. This South American country quite arguably has the world’s tastiest beef, sexiest dance, most immaculately dressed people, cutest penguins and the continent’s highest peak. Add in the gauchos and plains of Patagonia, world-class trout and salmon fishing, glacier skiing in the Andes and the European sophistication of its capital, Buenos Aires—and a trip to […]

Jun 20th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Central America
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Client Highlight | Belize Family Adventure

When we first started talking to Pique Travel about ideas for Spring Break 2017, we knew we wanted something unique. They’ve already helped us with amazing trips to Nicaragua and my recent women’s trek to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.  So needless to say, the bar was set high! After several discussions, our family of four decided […]

Dec 29th

2014

Author By Jim Bendt
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Swimming with wild dolphins

Follow Your Curiosity Drift away with this short video that will take you to a magical place off the coast of Oahu where you can swim with wild dolphins.  

Nov 12th

2014

Author By Jim Bendt
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Travel to Galapagos

The Amazing Galapagos Islands Most would agree…this world is fragile.  Cultures are challenged.  Landscape is altered.  Species are jeopardized.  As a student of life, my constant goal is to understand, appreciate and share these aspects of our precious world with others – particularly my children. A recent trip to the Galapagos Islands with them opened […]

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