Embark on Your Story:
From Everyday to Extraordinary!

Welcome to a new chapter in your life's journey, where you transform from feeling overwhelmed and uncertain to becoming jet-ready for adventure. 

We are Donna Shirley and Laura Bain, your guides in this exciting narrative.

Picture yourself breaking free from the daily grind, stepping into a world where enchanting landscapes open up like pages in your personal epic.

We are here to make this vision your reality.

We understand the feeling of being trapped in the daily grind. We've been there too, But then, a revelation struck us - life is an unwritten book, meant to be filled with captivating tales of discovery, not left neglected on a shelf. So, we turned the page and embarked on a journey to create not just vacations but timeless stories with our loved ones.

With over two decades of research, hospitality, and customer service expertise, we are not your typical travel agency. We specialize in carefully selecting the right river and small-ship ocean cruises focused on your needs and travel style.

These are not mere getaways - they are narratives of discovery, connection, and wonder explicitly selected for couples and families like yours.

We believe the art of travel is about shared experiences, laughter, awe-inspiring moments, and stories that linger in our hearts. Our mission is to be your trusted travel confidantes, guiding you towards creating memories that don't just fade but become more vivid with each telling, adding to your family's unique legacy.

So, are you ready to embark on a journey that will be treasured for generations to come?
The next chapter of your unforgettable stories is just a conversation away.

Let us craft your precious tale, one remarkable experience at a time. Adventure awaits, and your story is longing to unfold.

Your next chapter is just a conversation away. Let's create your cherished story, one fantastic experience at a time.

“Traveling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” ― Ibn Battuta, The Travels of Ibn Battutah


At Treasured Stories Travel, we understand the importance of crafting a vacation that perfectly suits your travel style and desires. We're dedicated to ensuring your trip is seamlessly organized, allowing you to cruise, explore, and connect without a care in the world.

To have that, you need a professionally planned vacation.

Let's face it - planning a vacation can be a daunting task, especially when you're working within time constraints and feeling overwhelmed. Trying to go the DIY route only adds to the frustration as you navigate a sea of confusing options and second-guess your choices. But don't worry; we've got you covered.

Say goodbye to the noise of conflicting opinions, endless internet searches, and travel booking engines that leave you more confused than ever. With our professional planning, you can finally experience the vacation you deserve - one where you can connect, explore incredible destinations, and leave your day-to-day worries behind.


Journeys of Connection:
Your Cruise Awaits

Welcome to Treasured Stories Travel, where we believe the most cherished memories are crafted from shared experiences. 

With over two decades under our belt, blending research, hospitality, and impeccable customer service, we're here to craft your perfect river or small-ship ocean cruise. We specialize in curating river and small-ship ocean cruises as unique and special as the moments you hold dear. Here's a peek into our services:

  • Personalized Journeys: Every itinerary is meticulously crafted to align with your unique aspirations, ensuring each destination is a chapter of your personal story waiting to unfold.
  • Luxury and Comfort: We partner with esteemed names in the European river and small-ship cruise industry, offering you an experience of luxury, safety, and comfort.
  • Certified Excellence: Our certifications with leading ocean and river cruise suppliers are more than just badges – they're a testament to our commitment to you.

For the discerning traveler who values experiences over things, who seeks moments over monuments, and who believes in weaving stories with loved ones – welcome to Treasured Stories Travel. Your journey begins here.


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From Starlit Cruises to Family Adventures: Your Story Begins Here

You know those "remember when" moments? The ones that make you smile on a quiet evening or become the stories you share at family gatherings? Those moments that become a part of your shared history, binding you closer to your loved ones? That's what we're all about.

Whether it's a romantic European river cruise, just the two of you, reminiscing under a canopy of stars, or a small-ship ocean adventure with the family, where every port holds a new story, we're here to help you craft those memories.

We understand life's hustle. Juggling work, family, and the myriad responsibilities of being an incredible person you are. And while the idea of planning that perfect getaway sounds delightful, sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day.

That's where Treasured Stories Travel steps in. Think of us as your personal memory-making maestros. We're here to:

- Listen to your travel dreams and aspirations.
- Craft itineraries that resonate with your vision.
- Ensure every detail is tailored to create "remember when" moments.

So, we've got you covered whether you're looking to reconnect with your partner, create lasting memories with your family, or simply experience the magic of Europe's waterways.

Pour yourself a glass of wine, put your feet up, and let's embark on this journey together. After all, the best stories are the ones we live, and we're here to ensure yours are genuinely treasured.

“Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.”
– Leigh Hunt.

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