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Holly Mjelde

Green Bay, WI
Beach Vacations, Adventure Travel, Europe & Beyond

My passion for travel has taken me to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world, including Mexico and the Caribbean, Hawaii, Thailand, Morocco, Greece and more!  

 


When in doubt, go on vacation

 


St Lucia- The Hawaii of the Pacific. 


It’s sensational beaches, lazily swaying palms and lush green mountains are enough to keep you coming back again and again.  Whether you like to hike, bike, scuba or snorkel, or just relax on one of the many white sand beaches, the friendly locals are proud to share their incredible home with you.  Are you ready for it?!


 


Jamaica Me Crazy, Mon


There’s something about this island paradise that instantly puts you into relaxation mode.  The laid-back culture, cold drinks and island breeze is what dreams are made of.  Pull up a chair and listen to steel drums.  Get your float on, onboard a sunset catamaran cruise.  Want more adventure?  Go zip-lining in the jungle, jump off a ledge at Rick’s Café, or check out the impressive Dunn’s River Falls.  No matter what you decide to do, don’t worry about a thing and keep it Irie. 


 


Rollin’ Down the River


What’s more romantic than cruising the Rhine River in autumn, with the one you love?  The crisp fall air and gorgeous fall colors–it doesn’t get any better! Arrive a day early and spend an extra night in Amsterdam.  The bikes, the canals, the history... a unique city.  From there we were whisked away and were awe-struck by the countless cathedrals, palaces and castles along the way to Basel, Switzerland. Standing at the entrance of the Cologne Cathedral, on Nov 11, at 11:11am– the day of their huge city-wide Carnival celebration, is a day I’ll never forget!    


 


Canary Islands


Did you know that the Canary Islands are owned by Spain, yet are located off the coast of Morocco?  Did you know that Tenerife is home to the highest mountain in Spain? Or that the sand is black in color because it’s volcanic, except for a handful of beaches where they imported sand in from Morocco?  Such a unique destination unlike any other in the world.  Experience the mix of Spanish culture with West African flair with your next visit to Europe


 


Living Like the Locals in Thailand


The bustling city of Bangkok, the secluded white sand beaches, long tail boat rides weaving around jungle-clad limestone cliffs shooting thousands of feet up from the sea.  But nothing compares to the kind-hearted, smiling faces of the Thai people.  Getting off the beaten path, seeing how they live, eating authentic Thai meals, and knowing that we were making a difference in their communities was the real treat I wasn’t expecting.  Don’t let the long flight scare you -It’s well worth it, I promise!  If Thailand is on your horizon, I urge you to go, as long as you let me help!  


 


Punta Cana


Is there anything better than sprawling, white sand beaches stretching on for miles?  How about sporadically placed, wind blown palm trees, reaching up to the heavens?  If relaxation is your idea of a vacation, look no further than Punta Cana.  The drinks are cold, the people are friendly, and the water is turquoise.  Catch a catamaran, and visit remote islands; take the backroads on an adventurous ATV excursion, or revel in history and culture with a trip to Santo Domingo.  A tropical oasis awaits you in the Dominican Republic!


 


Mesmerized in Mexico


Are you trying to plan a family vacation but can’t get everyone to agree on something?  Are you having a hard time deciding on your honeymoon because you both have different ideas?…You want a tropical escape.  He wants culture, desert and mountains.  Some want adventure, yet others want relaxation.  How does one decide?! You’ve come to the right place! Snorkeling, jet-skiing, para-sailing, whale watching, sunset cruising, cenotes, ruins, culture, shopping, foodie tours, tequila…Is there anything Mexico DOESN’T have?!Not only is Mexico easy to get to, it’s English speaking and offers tons of lodging options and activities to suit any traveler – from honeymooners to multi-generational families. 


 


Happy in Hawaii


Aloha!  How amazing is it you can get so much diversity in the most remote island chain in the world? With it’s small towns, rich history, unique cuisine and unbelievable natural beauty, each island has so much to offer.  My favorite memories include tubing down a river in and out of caves, treading onto black sand beaches, watching the sunrise at 10,000 feet and taking the Na Pali Coast by air. Whether you visit the islands for nature, culture, the flavors, or the rainbows, it is a destination worthy to it’s reputation.  When working with me on your Hawaiian Vacation, I will ask the right questions to narrow down which specific island(s) pair up with the vacation you are envisioning.  


 


 

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