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Pacific Vacation Travel Agencies Smithtown NY

Local resource for Pacific vacation travel agencies in Smithtown. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to vacations in the Pacific, as well as advice and content on the latest and hottest luxury resorts in the Pacific where you can schedule your vacation.

Inderpal Singh
(516) 499-7671
21 Washington Ave.
HICKSVILLE, NY
Agency
SINGH'S TRAVEL
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Historical, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
SINGHSTRAVEL.NET

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Spies Travel Agency
(631) 981-0700
1022 Main Street
Holbrook, NY
Services
Annual Travel Benefit,NO FINANCIAL SERVICES

Dream Escape
(631) 983-8200
West Babylon, NY
 
Popular Resorts Transcontinent
(631) 286-5249
2468 Montauk Highway
Brookhaven, NY
 
Patricia Fitzgerald
(845) 424-3800
Po Box 248
Garrison, NY
Agency
Hudson Highlands Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Western, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Honeymoon, Religious, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.highlands.com

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Sjstravel
(631) 979-9244
Smithtown, NY
 
Altour - Woodbury
(516) 714-0800
135 Crossways Park Drive,Suite 400
Woodbury, NY
Services
Annual Travel Benefit,NO FINANCIAL SERVICES

Icruise.Com
(866) 942-7847
Farmingdale, NY
 
Altour-Old Bethpage Tyree Travel
(516) 694-9424
724 Old Bethpage Road
Old Bethpage, NY
Services
Services Offered information is currently unavailable for this location. Please call ahead for more details.

Inderpal Singh
(516) 499-7671
21 Washington Ave.
HICKSVILLE, NY
Agency
SINGH'S TRAVEL
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Historical, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
SINGHSTRAVEL.NET

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I’ve Been Travelling

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.
I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island holiday as being Bali, Fiji or Tahiti, but when I saw the Sun Moon Lake and the Alishan region, I was adamant that this would be the next big thing.
Gen Chiang Kai-shek obviously liked Sun Moon Lake so much he had his holiday home there.
Less expected was the very real need to know some Mandarin. As a native Cantonese speaker, this was a surprise but by the end of my time there, I was beginning to ?gure out which consonant sounds were replaced by which. For westerners the best explanation is that the two dialects differ as much as Danish and Italian: they may share an alphabet, but you’d struggle to understand complete sentences.
I also didn’t see any native Taiwanese, despite having headed to the south of the island. There is a theory that Polynesians, once upon a time, hailed from Taiwan. In the documentary Made in Taiwan, hosts Nathan Rarere and Oscar Kightley met up with an aboriginal Taiwanese and remarked at their similarities.
I’ve posted some of my odder pics, shot for a friend of mine in New Zealand via those newfangled cellphones (I had to take one with me for emergencies), at my Vox blog , and the rest will emerge progressively. Others I’ll wait till someone scans...

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