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Custom Designed Trips & Tours

Personally Guided Tours

Anne Block and guests at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Los Angeles Tours

Are you interested in Hollywood history and gossip (both current and past) or beautiful art and architecture, fabulous food, exotic markets, shopping, unusual sites and cultural oddities? These are just a few of the subjects our unique, one-of-a-kind Los Angeles excursions can include.    To learn more >>

Anne Block leads tour in Egypt

International Tour Guide

Ever heard the expression, "if it's Tuesday it must be Belgium" ? With this method of travel you're moving too fast to let the wonders you're seeing sink in. Let's slow down, meet some local people, eat where they eat, find out what's fun and fascinating wherever we are, and just enjoy.    To learn more >>

Anne Block with tour in the South of France

Specialty Group Tours

When your group (family, friends, an association) is interested in organizing a tour or is scheduled to be in a particular place for a conference or a convention and wants to add value to their event with something special to do, I will be happy to plan and organize a tour or a series of tours personally tailored for your group, and will serve as your personal tour guide.   To learn more >>

Wendy and Anne on tour

Lesbian & Gay @ Prime-Time

My decision to add Lesbian & Gay Tours for Seniors to the Take My *Mother Please portfolio of services comes from having loved and traveled the world with my darling partner of thirty-five years–now my legally-married spouse–Wendy Dallas, and having recognized that not only is the world coming out of the closet but so, too, is the travel industry.   To learn more >>

Vacation & Travel Consultant

Anne Block and guests at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Travel Planning Services

If you are planning travel for vacation, a family trip, a group event or a honeymoon and you need a personal vacation and travel consultant, Take My *Mother Please should be your first “port of call.”

As you know, research, organization and logistical planning are essential for a fun-filled, successful journey, because when you're traveling, time is a resource you can't afford to waste. Your travel time is precious, and my job is to maximize every waking hour of your trip so that it is stress free and provides exactly what you expect. Whether that expectation includes a week lying on a beach in Spain, scuba diving in the Red Sea, or spending every evening dining at a Michelin three-star restaurant in France, we'll create the best solution and most enjoyable plan for your travel desires.

Your wish is this personal travel consultant's command. The value of the small fee for this service will provide enormous savings in time and energy as well as the benefits of a comprehensive, thoughtful, personally designed plan for your fabulous vacation or honeymoon.   To learn more >>