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23 Years of Crafting Unforgettable Adventures

For over two decades, Bella Travel Planning has been the trusted name in luxury travel. Our expertise spans across continents, creating bespoke adventures that cater to your every whim. From serene villas in Tuscany to thrilling safaris in Africa, we turn your travel dreams into reality.

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Tailored Itineraries

Each journey is uniquely designed to reflect your personal tastes and preferences, ensuring a one-of-a-kind travel experience.

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Exclusive Accommodations

Stay in the world’s most luxurious hotels, private villas, and exclusive resorts, handpicked to provide the utmost comfort and elegance.

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Gourmet Experiences

Indulge in culinary delights with our curated food and wine adventures, featuring the finest dining experiences from around the globe.

Latest Travel Inspirations

Tracking Gorillas Down the Mountain in Uganda

The light filters through the mosquito nets draping over my bed at Bwindi Lodge.  As I begin to wake, my mind goes to the day's itinerary.  Nerves kick in--it's really today!!  We are going to experience Gorillas in the wild today--visit their home and wander down the...

Ciao Bellas Cruise the Canals of Burgundy

In March, our intrepid Ciao Bella travelers embarked on an adventure to the vineyard-covered hills of Burgundy, France.  We chartered a small canal boat to float along the still waters of the canals winding through this gorgeous part of France.  It’s slow travel at...

Bella Travel’s Favorite Reads for Summer 2023

Here at Bella, we take your adventures seriously, including the kind that whisk your imagination away. Whether it's a romance-and-rose-all-day or a tuck-me-in thriller, you'll love this curated Summer Reading list to keep you entertained until your next getaway! Also,...

Ciao Bella–Your Travel Girl Gang

Last year, Susan and I (Becky) launched Ciao Bella, a Travel Club for Women.  Over the years, she and I had ongoing conversations about women we knew who had these amazing Wander Lists, but no one with whom to share the experiences.   We spoke to single women,...

Mayakoba, Playa Mujeres, Maroma, and Cancun

Early in January, I (Becky) conducted site inspections with a few Travel Experts colleagues from the Southeastern region.  I just love hanging with these smart, savvy ladies who are top-notch business women and some of the best travel advisors in the...

The American cemetery in Luxembourg

Last year I my mother and I went on an adventure down the Mosel, Rhine, and Main rivers on a ten-day Uniworld river cruise. What fun we had gazing at castles, tasting the lovely Mosel wines, and discovering the beauty of yellow grape leaves in the vineyards planted...

Have you traded Efficiency for Adventure?

Efficiency for Adventure. How often do we make this trade?Do I trade the chance to grow and stretch myself for the need to just get stuff done? Do I quash the creative for the efficient? Am I too task-oriented in this season of life?

Your Own Personal Board of Directors

Accountability matters. Connections matter. Having someone to listen and give feedback on your crazy ideas is just....well...priceless. As a small business owner, you need good connections to keep your business current, keep you inspired, and keep you from losing your...

Versailles, The Sun King, and All Things Golden

Last fall, my mom and I spent a glorious day exploring all things Louis. It was Mama's first time in France (really the first time anywhere in Europe) and I was looking forward to delighting in the grandeur of Versailles. The Chateau Versailles is a delightful...

Punt or Pivot – A Business Strategy for Post COVID Recovery

We have to allow ourselves space to breathe and think and to act with purpose not out of straight fear.Then it may be time to pivot. If you take some time to evaluate first, then you can pivot with purpose.

Bella Travel’s Favorite Reads for Summer 2023

Bella Travel’s Favorite Reads for Summer 2023

Here at Bella, we take your adventures seriously, including the kind that whisk your imagination away. Whether it's a romance-and-rose-all-day or a tuck-me-in thriller, you'll love this curated Summer Reading list to keep you entertained until your next getaway! Also,...

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