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Hello Spring! Here at Thirsty of Travel Designs, we are thrilled for Spring to arrive! Not only for the warmer weather in the Midwest but also to see some of our hard work come to fruition with Spring Break travel in full swing. This time of year is all about family travel and we’ve put together […]

Fresh off an incredible trip to Italy with my husband, we are busily preparing for the holiday season.  Our trip was a perfect mix of business and pleasure which had us tasting our way through Emilia-Romagna, experiencing some of the awe-inspiring sights as well as meeting with local suppliers and hoteliers.  Throughout my travels, I […]

‘TIS THE SEASON AAA just released these statistics and they are expecting next week to be the busiest at the airports in 18 years! So we wanted to share some of our TOP TIPS to help you handle traveling during the upcoming holiday season: ✅ Be Prepared – Lines will be longer, weather delays will happen and crowds will […]

Costa Rica Freshly back from our trip to Costa Rica, we came back rested and recharged. And we cannot stop dreaming about the ceviche at that Tico picnic…yum, yum! Why should you care that we went to Costa Rica (other than serious FOMO)? These trips may seem like a vacation (and parts of it certainly […]

New Website…Sneak Peek Late nights & early mornings have been poured into this new pet project. And we are in the final stages of putting together our brand new website. Phew! We are so excited for the refresh and cannot wait to launch it…so stay tuned as we will announce the official launch via social […]

Summer is upon us and we are 100% here for it!  It feels like the first half of the year was such a whirlwind and we are soaking up the kids being out of school and all of the outdoor fun that summer offers…bike rides, walks & pool days. A little bit slower days and […]

We have some more exciting news to share!  Thirsty for Travel Designs is affiliated with Gifted Travel Network (GTN) and they have recently been endorsed by Forbes Travel Guide. And GTN is one of the first host travel agencies in the world to receive this prestigious recognition.  What is the Forbes Travel Guide? Forbes Travel […]

A few of our Travel Advisor friends are currently partaking in an epic 10-day Familiarization trip (aka FAM trip) to Tanzania and we are more than a little jealous! One of our top notch suppliers has handpicked the items on their itinerary to educate and provide the Travel Advisors with a small sample of what […]

FALL BREAK 2022 = STAYCATION And we ’d it! Sometimes, all you need is to block a few days on your and just have some focused family fun! With all 4 kids in sports and only a few days off, I knew a staycation was exactly what my crew needed to take a much needed […]

We have wrapped up yet another fantastic school year and shifted right into summer mode. Which means an extra hour of sleep in the mornings (yay!) and a mix of summer fun at our neighborhood pool, backyard barbeques and you guessed it…travel! My goal for my family this summer is to RELAX. We get so […]