Linda Van Buren has been planning travel for the past 45 years and everyday she considers it a privilege to help clients plan their dream vacations. After receiving a degree in history and geography, Linda started as an apprentice in a travel agency and has never looked back. She had the opportunity to live in Italy and Great Britain so it is to those destinations that she most enjoys trip planning. She has visited most parts of Italy and can customize trips to include any areas of interest, plus she can organize house or apartment rentals and even cooking classes. If you are a hiker/walker you may be interested in the hiking trip in Italy that she leads in alternate years, for small groups of 12 to 14 participants. Having lived also in Scotland she does have a good insight into travel in the U.K. and also specializes in customized tours of the UK. Linda has traveled extensively in Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. She has a passion for all of these destinations and brings that enthusiam to her travel consulting business. Another favorite of Linda’s is European River Cruising either on River Cruise Ships or Barges. She makes an annual trip to France to personally inspect the ships & barges. Her interest in hiking has lead her into some remote destinations, such as a recent hiking trip in Patagonia and the Atacama Desert in Chile, so for people who are looking for something different she has some great ideas for exciting adventure trips!