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Ellen Paderson Smiles and Miles Travel

Ellen's Travel Dish

Hello Travelers!

I’m Ellen Paderson, owner of Smiles and Miles Travel
and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Vacations!

Contact me for your next Travel Adventure!

Call! 508-238-4088

Smiles and Miles Travel All-inclusive resorts

My agency, Smiles and Miles Travel, specializes in family travel, cruise tours, Destination Weddings, Honeymoons and All-inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean and worldwide.

I personally visit virtually all the properties I recommend, and I’m known as a detail-oriented advocate for my loyal clients. You will never need to worry while away on your trip – my staff and I are here to back you up!

Bar Bat Mitzvah Vacations

I’m also the proprietor of BarMitzvahVacations.com, an innovative concept that plans your son or daughter’s coming of age celebration in an historic synagogue in the Caribbean, in a small Italian village, or on a cruise in the Mediterranean or Caribbean. Families love these exciting Destination Mitzvahs, combining the sacred ceremonies with an unforgettable vacation experience!

Wrapped around the ceremony is a memorable family vacation for a small or large group, based in a hotel, holiday villa or cruise ship.

Ellen Paderson Smiles and Miles Travel

I’m here to share my personal travel experiences with you, and to help make your travel planning successful and fun!

Ellen’s latest news, travel destinations, and events…

A Trailblazer Who’s Still Going Strong

Originally published in Travel Weekly by Laura Del Rosso on August 24, 2014 Ellen Paderson was a pioneer 20 years ago. She opened a home-based travel agency during a time the business model wasn’t recognized or respected much. Today, the travel industry...

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A Summer Bermuda Cruise

Leon and I spent a relaxing week in July, cruising to Bermuda from Port Liberty, New Jersey, aboard the comfortable Celebrity Summit. It was an easy Sunday-morning drive from Boston to the port, with plenty of parking and a simple boarding process.  In no time we...

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Panama!

Good news for New Englanders! Beginning in July, 2013, Copa Airlines will be offering daily flights from Boston to Panama City. This is exciting not only for travelers who want to visit Panama, but also as an alternative to connecting via Miami enroute to destinations...

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Sail across the sky!

Another item checked off the bucket list – ride in a hot air balloon! Leon and I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to soar over beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona on a clear day – smooth sailing with phenomenal views!  The ride was a huge thrill...

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Caribbean Dreams – St. Lucia

Leon and I celebrated our 39th wedding anniversary at Sandals La Toc and Sandals Grande in beautiful St Lucia. Sandals surprised us with a butler when we arrived! Thank you Sandals!!  We had a wonderful time!!! Contact Ellen for help in matching your vacation dreams...

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Celebrity Silhouette Cruise

We just enjoyed a 2-night cruise from Cape Liberty, New Jersey on the brand-new Celebrity Silhouette, the latest of Celebrity’s Solstice Class ships.   Awesome! Have a question about the Celebrity Silhouette?  or just wondering which cruise would be best for...

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Unspoiled Portugal

I enjoyed our off-season tour of the cities and countryside of Portugal.  Loved the people, the vineyards and the Old-World feel of the country!  Call me if you’d like to visit Portugal!...

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Tulip Time River Cruise

Join us for an unforgettable River Cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium at the height of the spring floral season! We are booking now for our exclusive European Spring Adventure on the beautiful Avalon Waterways’ river barge Imagery, happening April 18-25,...

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Welcome!

Ellen’s Travel Dish – a travel advice blog by Ellen Paderson, president of Smiles and Miles Travel! We specialize in family travel, cruise tours, Destination Weddings, and All-inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean. I personally visit virtually all the...

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