Diane is passionate about traveling to unique and exotic destinations. Every year, she organizes a small and friendly group of travel enthusiasts to join her on a luxury cruise and/or land tour that she personally designs. Diane offers travel planning services that include multi-country extended trips, multi-generational gatherings for special occasions, and personalized romantic and relaxing weekend getaways.
Diane was born in New York but grew up and has lived in the Midwest ever since. When she is not nurturing her personal relationships with expert guides in Italy, France, England, and Kenya, Diane enjoys gardening, reading, and taking long nature walks.
Diane has been a Luxury Travel Consultant since 1990 and joined Huffman Travel in 2001, working on luxurious itineraries for her loyal clients as well as new referrals. In 2001, she also earned her Certified Travel Counselor Certificate and her Destination Specialist Certificate in Special Interest Travel. Both certificates show a commitment to and knowledge of the travel business.
Favorite Hotels & Resorts:
Tuscany: Borgo San Felice, Borgo Scopeto Relais, Locanda dell’ Amorosa, Castel Monastero, La Chiusa, and Villa Bordoni; Florence: Antica Torri di Via Tornabuoni 1, Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo, Golden Tower Hotel & Spa; Paris: Relais Christine, Esprit St Germain, and Le Saint.
Iceland, The Azores, Charleston, Savannah, Canada, UK.
Canoeing in Canada. Iceland: glacier hiking, snowmobiling, buggy safari, waterfalls. Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa: private safari. Cornwall: hiking the coastal paths around Port Isaac.
New Zealand, Poland, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Hiking ‘The Camino’ in northern Spain.
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