Welcome to Journey the Earth! The place to discover and book your next dream vacation! We’re the Hummels (Jeanette and Todd) – Luxury Travel Advisors with Worldview Travel, a leading Virtuoso Agency. We’re here to help create and book a custom vacation catered to your individual desires. We’ve traveled to some of the world’s greatest destinations to find the best of the best. We use our expert knowledge and partnerships with preferred industry specialists to plan and help you choose your dream vacation, including everything from luxury resorts and cruises to wellness retreats, dive adventures, shopping excursions and top-rated restaurants. You only get one chance to do a vacation right. As a Virtuoso affiliate, we can provide you with the best value, special perks/credits, exclusive tours and unparalleled opportunities that are only available through the Virtuoso network. We value the opportunity to take care of your vacation needs, so you can relax peacefully and enjoy your dream getaway.
Jeanette specializes in beach destinations, wellness vacations, luxury resorts, shopping, spas and dining. She has a background in advertising/marketing/PR, has served as a travel writer for a variety of media outlets, and holds a degree in communications with an emphasis on tourism studies.
Jeanette’s love for travel began at the age of 15 when she participated in a foreign exchange program in Gefrees (Bavaria), Germany. Originally from a small, rural town in Southern California, Jeanette was amazed by the world of invigorating culture at her fingertips – and the experiences that unite us as human beings no matter what language we speak or where we’re from.
Country: Love every one I’ve been to!
Regions of the World: The Caribbean, Hawaii
Destination: The Caribbean
Locals: Mexico, Aruba
Place for Food: Oceana, St. Thomas
Island: Maui, Lanai, Aruba
Beach: Keawakapu Beach on Maui, Hideaways Beach on Kauai, Trunk Bay on St. John, Palm Beach on Aruba
Cities: Wailea, Kaanapali
Accommodation: Must have an ocean view and a coffee shop nearby!
Mode of Transportation: Plane
Most Exciting Experience: Ziplining, kayaking through caves and swimming with whale sharks on our honeymoon in Mexico!
Bucket List Destinations: Fiji, Tahiti, Turks & Caicos
Place to Relax: Anywhere there’s a beach and a spa!
Most Memorable Experience: Celebrating our honeymoon in Mexico!
Longest Flight: LAX to Taiwan to Denpasar, Bali
Todd specializes in beach destinations, scuba diving, adventure excursions, luxury resorts and dining. He is an avid scuba diver, underwater photographer and member of Wyland’s prestigious Ocean Artists Society. Todd has worked in the luxury hotel industry for more than 10 years, and also specializes in A/V production for high-profile events. Todd has learned the ins and outs of hotel functions and what separates the 3 stars from the 5 stars. Service, location, appearance and amenities are the four most important aspects he looks for planning travel. Throw in some diving too and you’ve got one sweet experience!
Regions of the World: Asia and South Pacific
Destination: Anywhere tropical that offers great diving and topside attractions. Cancun/Cozumel were hard to beat with all of their to-do brochures. We got hooked.
Locals: Mexico and Aruba have some of the friendliest locals. Except for some of the shop keepers in Downtown Cancun which can be really aggressive towards shoppers..
Place for Food: I love anything authentic to the country we’re visiting. Mexican food/ street tacos =AWESOME!!
Island: Cozumel, Maui, St. Thomas, Aruba
Beach: Tulum/Playa Del Carmen/Cozumel / St. John – Trunk Bay/ HIDEAWAYS BEACH – KAUAI, HAWAII (behind a tennis court a 1/4 mile away from the St. Regis in Princeville , you’ll find a steep trail with switchbacks and a rope leading you down a 45-degree incline along the side of the cliff. Not for the faint of heart. At the bottom of the cliff lies a great snorkel/secluded tropical beach. Clearest water ever!!
Cities: Cozumel, Kaanapali , Playa Del Carmen, George Town Grand Cayman
Accommodation: Anyplace with an ocean view and scuba diving nearby or onsite!
Mode of transportation: Plane or rocket, whichever gets me to my destination faster;-)
Most Exciting Experience: Scuba diving reefs, Xplor park in Mexico
Bucket list Destinations: Bali, Galapagos Islands, PhiPhi Islands, Jolo Islands , Sipidan Islands, Fiji
Place to Relax: Underneath a palm tree in a hammock next to a beach with a constant breeze where I can hear the waves. WHHHEEWW
Most Memorable Experience: Diving the Great Barrier at the age of 16 with my dad and sister, and snorkeling with whale sharks and visiting XPlor park in Mexico with my wife!
Longest Flight: LAX to Australia
Longest Road-trip: Sydney to Brisbane, Australia