Diane Mullahy

Framingham, MA
Cuba Specialist

Cuba ........ exciting destination! If you walk  along the Malecon waterfront as the sun goes down, there's music, talking and flirting, and so much life on the street.  It is one of the most romantic cities on the earth and such great energy!  Ma...
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A typical weekend in Cartagena!

Cartegena, Colombia
Cartegena, Colombia

Cartagena, founded in 1533, is considered to be one of the most beautiful colonial cities in the Americas. It’s located on the Caribbean sea and was once the gateway to the Spanish empire in the New World. The old walled quarter of the city has shady plazas, cobblestone streets, ruined forts, lovely churches and old convents.   


Cartagena
A delightful blend of Colonial architecture and contemporary style set in the most exclusive area of the beautiful walled city of Cartagena, on the northern coast of Colombia. Movich Hotel Cartagena de Indias effortlessly combines comfort and sophistication. Enjoy the typical food of Cartagena in the excellent restaurant or relax on the rooftop terrace at the infinity pool or the sky bar.    


Cartagena City & Walking Tour (Half Day)
In 1984 Cartagena was declared a World Culture Heritage by the UNESCO. The city combines an impressive, modern and colonial architecture created by the Spanish. It preserves the past and the memories of the struggles of that time. During your city tour you will visit two monuments which are of great historical value outside the old city. San Felipe de Barajas is a fortress built to defend the city. The monastery and the church of La Candelaria on the hill de La Pope are outstanding examples of religious and colonial architecture.           


Drum Workshop & Canoe Tour through mangroves of “La Boquilla” (Full Day)
Our drum workshop will take you to the magical nearby afro town of La Boquilla, where the local culture bubbles everywhere. Enjoy a day trip that includes transportation to and from La Boquilla, a drum class in the culture house of La Boquilla, a session of hands on drum therapy, and typical fresh fish lunch at Restaurant Donde Angel.  In “La Boquilla”, an Afro- Cartagena village of fishermen is where you will also go through an ethno- touristic walk, which will allow you to learn more about the history of this fishing village, dating back more than 250 years, with cultural market traditions and with the joy that characterizes the people of the Colombian Caribbean coast. This ethno- touristic tour is a walk through the streets, cobbled and sandy alleys, where you will witness the life of this afro village of fishermen. In the afternoon you will have the chance to enjoy an amazing trip in a wooden canoe with a local captain, through the natural mangrove tunnels (The Love, The Happiness and Remember tunnels) in the Cienaga de Juan Polo Swamp. During this tour the local guide will explain more about the ecosystem of the Mangroves (flora and wildlife).   


Night Tour: Salsa-Route
Cartagena has a history of Cuban musical and cultural influence. Specialized salsa collectors opened clubs and bars to share with their friends more than 30 years ago. With us you dancers for you to learn from and enjoy with, and a delicious snack stop. get to visit real living patrimony: El Koreano has been there for more than 40 years; El Safari, for 30; and Joseph Black´s Charanga, at least 15. Travel around Vueltabajero, a living salsa museum and meet expert salsa hosts, dancers, and specialists.   Rosario Islands Tour (Full Day / Group) Today you’ll enjoy a full day tour to the Rosario Islands (National Natural Park). At 8:00a.m., you are picked from the reception area of your hotel for the private transfer to pier Marina de Santa Cruz, where you will take a speedboat to Majagua Island at 9:00am. In addition to time at the private beach, Playa del Sol, you’ll have a panoramic one hour tour of the islands. A delicious lunch of lobster, coconut rice and fried green plantain will be served. Depart the island at 4:00pm to return to Cartagena at 5:00pm.                      

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54 of 91 people found this review helpful
Amazing trip
It was an absolute pleasure working with Diane. It makes for a very positive experience to have such outstanding coordination of all details from the early planning stages thereby making the actual trip seamless and wonderful.
What makes Diane really stand out are the personal tips and touches that she provided that really elevated our experience. Her travel experience is vast and she was more than happy to share her knowledge thereby making our choices easier, more concise and definitely more fun!
By  Rene  from  Philadelphia, PA
Traveled to  Amsterdam ~ Netherlands ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Diane Mullahy responded:
Thank you Rene. You are responding to your Avalon River Cruise on the Rhine I am sure. We did work hard on making that the best experience for you and your group! Looking forward to sending you on another Avalon Cruise,,,truly a great way to see the world.

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56 of 103 people found this review helpful
Awesome experience
Diane is very thorough and cost conscience. She tries to please everyone in the group. She makes arrangements well snd pays attention to detail.
By  Snorebot  from  West palm beach, fl
Traveled to  Cuba ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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11 of 15 people found this review helpful
A very active vacation. Uncruise
My most recent experience working with Diane involved a trip to Alaska. The trip ended up being amazing. Much more than I expected.
By  SheShe  from  West Palm Beach
Traveled to  Alaska ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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16 of 28 people found this review helpful
It was a great trip. I would do it again.
Diane was great and very helpful. First time to golf in Europe (Ireland) and Diane and her team, including Michael were very helpful. The planning for where to stay and where to play is difficult if you have never been where you are going to play. Diane and her team were very helpful to figure that out for us.

I would like to not drive as much between the place we stay and where we golf next time. That probably would mean staying at one more location. I had wanted to only stay at 2 locations so I think we ended up driving more.

By  Scooter  from  Minneapolis, MN
Traveled to  Ireland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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45 of 89 people found this review helpful
A wonderful experience!
I loved working with Diane. She is very knowledgable and helped us plan a wonderful river cruise with Avalon Cruise lines. I will use her again for our future travel needs.
By  Debbie  from  Columbus, NJ
Traveled to  Amsterdam ~ Netherlands ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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