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Stan, has worked for Swains Travel for over 15 years part time, wearing several various hats over the years!… He is very flexible with his time and stops by whenever he's needed.

This past January, he organized a small group of ten people on a classic wooden yacht, the Grace, in the Galapagos through International Expeditions. Everyone had a Wonderful trip and a fun experience. The shore excursion, dining and guides were just Fantastic!!.

Past trips include an amazing cruise from Auckland to Sydney on a Seabourn Cruise, and a Windstar cruise from St. Maarten that he thought had a great itinerary, including stops on Antigua and St. Barth's.

The Wind Surf, hosts about 250 passengers, was recently renovated, and has a nice, casual atmosphere. Who wants to wear a coat or tie in the Caribbean?

Stan is originally from Florida, where he has an 'occasional' winter home. His favorite places to go include St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat in the South of France, which he tries to make at least twice a year. Recent side trips include Corsica, Sardinia, Portofino, Bellagio on Lake Como, and St. Remy de Provence for the Fête de la Transhumance. Stan has also returned from Europe on the QM2.

His Favorite trips have included:: charter boat sailing along the Dalmatian Coast from Dubrovnik to Vienna, bicycling from Prague to Vienna with Butterfield and Robinson, bare-boat chartering in the Virgin Islands, and visits to Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

He also maintains the Swains Travel web-site, helps out with technical issue, and assist with clients travel needs. So if you any questions, comments or suggestions about our new website, please email him

Or if you want to see any of the 357 photos of his last trip to France and Italy.