our unique expertise

not all travel professionals are created equal

There are surprisingly few travel professionals that blend the three critical areas of expertise that are the cornerstone of Journey Softly. In the COVID-19 era, having a partner with extensive experience in risk management is as essential as their skill in planning a great itinerary. And with renewed global interest and focus on the environment, many travelers are keenly focused on responsible and sustainable journeys. Click the links below to read about our approaches to:



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“Rick became my most trusted adviser in terms of international travel.”

Bertrand G.

“Laura always incorporates authentic experiences to match the interests of our group.”

Thomas W.

“Rick’s depth of knowledge of destinations is immense.”

Kristen H.

“Alex has an eye for details, personalized experiences, and day to day coordination.”

Natalie J.

“Laura brings a personal and thoughtful touch to all of our engagements.”

Deirdre O.