A Tribute to Italy

Dear Compass Travelers, “Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” Anna Akhmatova Nothing could be truer than this beautiful depiction of a country that is so near and dear to my heart. From the northern landscapes kissing the Alps to the famed...

America’s Canyonlands

Dear Compass Travelers, Today, I share a travelogue from Compass traveler Lois Watts who joined us on our Western adventure to America’s Canyonlands this Fall. Enjoy! – Lois Watts On September 19, a merry band of 18 travelers, hosted by Compass Travel, left the...

A Costa Rican Adventure

Hello, Compass Travelers! Here at Compass Travel, planning unique travel experiences for our clients is what we do best. We take the time to learn what you want, then provide options to help you get the most out of your time away. We could tell you all about our...

Club Punta Cana

Recently, I spent a few days at Club Med Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, to learn more about this all-inclusive resort. Upon arrival, I was greeted by a gorgeous view. This property is stunning: white sand beaches, turquoise water, gently bending palms....

Cruising Along

I know it’s only mid February, but I want to talk about Christmas! For those of you who just love the Christmas season, you will enjoy this. For those who are ready for summer green to replace winter white, keep reading, you won’t be disappointed.ering spa services,...

Another Trip to Italy?

Dear Compass Travelers,Today, I share some thoughts from longtime Compass traveler Pam Broadley who joined us in Piemonte this past fall. During the two weeks we spent in Italy, Pam kept a daily journal, which is excerpted here. You can read Pam’s full travelogue in...

Where in the World is Holly?

I know I’ve said this before – I just love my job. I get to scout out interesting places that you might want to visit. Most recently, Luigi and I spent a week in Portugal. We visited the seaside town of Porto. Originally settled as a Roman outpost, it is one of the...

A New Year of Travel Adventures

It’s the beginning of a new year, and all of us at Compass Travel are looking forward to helping you experience new adventures and make new discoveries. Our team of agents don’t just sit at desks and sell airline tickets from our computers. We get out there and test...

Send Us Away – Please!

A family of 19 traveling together for a tropical retreat. Ten artists renting a villa in Tuscany to capture its beauty in watercolors. A college alumni group heading to Montreal for a mini reunion. Vacation and travel mean different things to different people. The...

Where is the Sun?

Right about now, with a Nor’easter blowing cold, wet snow across the gray landscape of New England, I can easily picture myself on a white sandy beach, sun shining, crystal blue water beckoning…can’t you? We can put you in that picture! Our travel agents, Allie and...