(24 Reviews)
100% Recommended

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf)

Cape Girardeau, MO

Awarded Top 25 Travel Advisor in the Nation

Let's partner together to use your dreams and my decades of world travels and hospitality and tourism consulting to plan out the perfect adventure.

My Travel Specialties

You Can't Google Experience

Life is short I want to spend each day planning trips for people who enjoy my style of consulting which includes a honest recommendation of what fits you.  I love to discuss what research you have done so far, diffuse the data  and match you with a unique experience which is not cookie cutter like...
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Nothing like going back Home - Mt. Hood Oregon

Bespoke Itineraries

Bespoke “Trip Designers”what I do best.  

Think of bespoke travel like a finely tailored piece of clothing. You can, for example, grab the latest trendy item off the rack, or order something you think you will like online.  However, we all know when you try these on they are not usually a perfect...
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Wayne Newton retired plane

Let me help you take a bite out of the Big Apple

The first time I went to New York was in 1988 - I was working as a travel expert in Portland Oregon and I and one of my co workers actually flew from the west coast to the east coast on a red eye flight.  I was in my 20's and had dreamed of seeing what all the fuss about this city was.  Now  30 plus...
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Ground Zero area train station

deals2vegas.com

I help you win by planning the perfect Las Vegas experience

If you have landed here you have started your journey to find someone to partner with you to have the best experience possible in the city of lights.   

Before we get started you probably want to know a little about me and then...
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I help you win by planning the perfect experience

gastro-tourism

Gastro-tourism Foodie Culinary touring. I know I am not the only one who views food as art. I love sampling authentic, global cuisine. I love to see how food is grown and harvested, I even love to lend a hand in the meal preparation. Even if you love to simply simply travel to enjoy the wealth of...
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Lets grab Gastro-tourism with both hands
Let me help you fall in love with Alaska

Visa and Passport Assistance

It is important you start off on the right foot and know what citizenship you need to have.  You do not have to work on getting your Visa alone,  and if you suddenly realize you do not have the proper amount of pages or validity months in your passport I can help you.  We offer a 35% discount just...
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My Travel Albums

Carolyn's Foodie Pictures
Cuisine at Sea
Juneau Alaska Mendenhall Glacier
Top of the mountain by Tram
Jamaica- Old Appleton Rum Tour www.easyislands.com
Best place to have a rum tasting
Jamaica - One Love
Jamaica's airport offers this view upon landing
New York - 30 plus years of travel
Street Art is Everywear-its part of the culture

My Travel Stories

Rafting the Martha Brae River in Jamaica

I'm a huge fan of the Jamaican Islands.  I joke and tell people I'm "Jamamerican" because I've been so many times.  Visit Jamaica describes the History of this region best.  (see below)  I found it a fun relaxing day, and something i could mark off my bucket list.  The best part for me was I made...Read more.

My Reviews

8 of 11 people found this review helpful
Great family trip!
Carolyn and her team are very detailed and make every effort to make sure that your trip is everything you expect it to be and more. They are accessible to help with any question that you would have.
By  Whitey  from  Senath, Missouri
Traveled to  New York City ~ New York ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) responded:
I do have an incredible team - they make me look great every day. We have worked together for over a decade and so I'm thankful you mentioned them. Much Thanks! Carolyn

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6 of 8 people found this review helpful
Carolyn and Elite —our travel agency for 19 years
We met Carolyn when searching for a travel agency. We have used her services for many trips over 19 years and plan many more
By  Luv2travel  from  Cape Girardeau Missouri
Traveled to  Scotland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) responded:
Wow - Long time - thanks for the 5 stars!

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6 of 9 people found this review helpful
Fun and relaxing!!
Very good experience. Had a great trip
By  IL  from  Steeleville, IL
Traveled to  Lexington ~ Kentucky ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) responded:
Glad your experience was a good one...and I love the word GREAT!

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4 of 7 people found this review helpful
Best trip ever besides Mediterranean cruise
Carolyn and her staff are friendly and quite knowledgeable about travel destinations. Carolyn treats you like one of her family members and always seeks out the best travel destinations for her clients. She’s available 24/7 to aid her clients if something happens on their trips.she is wonderful to work with.
By  Dana  from  Cape Girardeau , MO
Traveled to  Hawaii ~ USA
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) responded:
How kind, thank you so much for your kind words! We appreciate your vote of confidence

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4 of 7 people found this review helpful
The “honeymoon” we always wanted... 25 yrs later.
I will never ever use another agent again! Carolyn went above and beyond in making our dream vacation a seamless perfect reality. She arranged everything from point A to Z! And added little tips of advice on our stay that I would never have thought of. I have and will continue to recommend her to all my friends and some strangers (when I overhear anyone talking of vacation).
By  One Happy Traveler   from  Fort Worth TX
Traveled to  St. Thomas ~ Virgin Islands ~ Caribbean
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends

Carolyn Sandgren (Kempf) responded:
Thanks for spreading the word - I am so glad you finally had the delayed Honeymoon! Here is to a lifetime of love, laughter!

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Destination Expert:

  • Alaska
  • New York
  • Cancun
  • Las Vegas
  • Worldwide
  • Glacier Bay
  • Kauai Island
  • Jamaica
  • Scotland
  • Juneau
  • Israel
  • Ketchikan
  • Jordan
  • Sitka
  • Hawaii Island

Travel Specialist:

  • Animals & Wildlife
  • Arts & Culture
  • Destination Weddings
  • Photography
  • Casinos & Gambling
  • Culinary & Foodie
  • National Parks
  • Religious
  • Women's Travel
  • All Inclusive
  • Luxury Hotels
  • Historical Sites
  • Honeymoons
  • Theatre & Music
  • Wine Country Vacations
  • Beach Vacations
  • Heritage
  • Luxury

Top Travel Partners:

  • Globus
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Funjet Vacations
  • Delta Vacations
  • Bahia Prinicipe

Certifications/Awards:

  • Top 25 Travel Agent in the Nation
  • Top Producing Cancujn Agent - MLT Vacations
  • Jamaican Touris Board Top Producer
  • 500 Club - Silver Status
  • Peoples Choice Travel Agency 14 years in a Row

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