(87 Reviews)
98% Recommended

Ann Castagna Morin

Southampton, MA
An Independent Agent with Nexion, LLC in Irving, TX, a Travel Leaders Network Affiliate Agency.
Luxury River Cruise & European travel specialist

I have had a sense of wanderlust since I was a child, always yearning to go off and explore the world.

I will take my own personal passion for travel and use it to craft an extraordinary luxury experience for you.

Europe is my specia...
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Europe River Cruise Specialist

Budapest Parliament one of the best cruise views
Budapest Parliament one of the best cruise views

I like slow travel, not being rushed from place to place and having time to immerse myself in the destination.


River cruising suits me well as I am free to come and go from the ship as I please.   I love how the chef goes into town to get fresh vegetables and local meats and wine, a "farm to table" experience on a daily basis.


I have sailed nine different itineraries in both Europe and Asia and have two more currently booked. I make it a point to cruise at least once a year so that I can keep up with new ships, and offerings. It is one thing to read about a product, to fully understand all the nuances of a journey, and how it will fit their client's personality, one needs to experience it first hand, and more than once.


On a river cruise luxury abounds with high end bath products, indulgent linens, and extraordinary service all along your journey. River cruising is such a delightful experience, similar to staying in a high end boutique hotel, except that it travels along with you.


River cruising is a great value with unlimited Wi-Fi included, beer and wine with lunch and dinner and excursions included. There are bicycles one can take off the ship to go exploring and the small intimate size of the vessels lend themselves to quick friendships. Most vessels are made up of walls of glass so no matter where you are, whether it be in a lounge or at dinner, you will have sweeping views of the beautiful country side.


Wading through all of the river cruise options can be a bit overwhelming.


I know how to ask the right questions to narrow down which itinerary, cabin class and cruise line would work best for your interests and budget.


I am an avid photographer and filmmaker, I would love to share with you my personal experiences in a way that will help you picture yourself in the destinations you are considering.


I look forward to helping you plan your dream river cruise vacation!

My Travel Albums

The Romantic Rhine River Cruise
Vineyards and Castles on Rhine River
Sailing the Danube River
The Danube bend is so picturesque!

My Travel Stories

Find Romance while cruising the Rhine River

The Rhine River is considered one of the most romantic stretches of water in the world.

Cruising along past castles and vineyards is sure to set your heart a flutter!

My husband and I enjoyed this magical river cruise after spending a week exploring the Netherlands.

Sailing the...Read more.

My Reviews

5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Best Honeymoon Ever
Ann was truly outstanding. She booked one of the best honeymoons a new bride can ask for. Her attention to detail, and her relentlessness in finding us the best deal was so wonderful and appreciated. Playa del Carmen was truly spectacular. Thank you for helping me obtain my first passport stamp. Looking forward to planning many more trips with you.
By  Lissie  from  Manchester, CT
Traveled to  Playa Del Carmen ~ Quintana Roo ~ Mexico
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Our first trip to Europe!
My wife and I have been working with Ann for our 10th year this year. She has booked us everything from large cruise ships in the Caribbean, to land motorcoach tours and this year she has booked us a river cruise down the Danube for our 10th wedding anniversary. All I have to do is tell her where we are thinking of going on vacation(holiday) and she does the rest. She never stops working to get us the best deals and the most bang for our buck. Even after we book a trip, she is constantly looking for better flights, nicer rooms and even excursions that we may want to take. I have total trust in Ann as our agent, knowing we will have the best experience we could have ever asked for. Ann is always just an email or call away. I have never felt neglected or as if my littlest of questions is an inconvenience to her. She makes us feel as if we are her only clients, when she is dealing with hundreds of emails and calls from her many customers.
By  jmorin514  from  Meriden, CT
Traveled to  Ireland ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Fabulous experience!
Ann has been extremely attentive and thorough. Very knowledgeable.
By  Suzanne  from  Naples
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
My daughter and I loved all our trips
Amazing-Marvelous-Simply the BEST - Always supportive with excellent insight on all travel points!!!
By  Mo LIZZY   from  Yorktown, NY
Traveled to  Italy ~ Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
A no worries fantastic trip!
Ann is fantastic! From the very beginning, she took care of everything... and even things I didn't know needed taken care of. We took a globus tour and Ann made sure we got the best deals on airfare, airport transfers and even gave us advice on some of the optional tours. Ann goes over and beyond. She helped us plan our pretrip excursions and gave us maps and directions for suggestions and places we could visit on our free days during the tour. I cannot say enough and would definitely recommend Ann to anyone. I would not hesitate to use her again and again.
By  mochi 808  from  Honolulu, Hawaii
Traveled to  Europe
I would recommend this agent to my family and friends
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Destination Expert:

  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • Danube
  • Rhine River

Travel Specialist:

  • River Cruises
  • Cruises
  • Luxury
  • Christmas Markets
  • Luxury Cruises

Top Travel Partners:

  • Avalon Waterways
  • AmaWaterways
  • Viking River Cruises
  • Tauck

Certifications/Awards:

  • CTC
  • Certified Travel Counselor
  • Certified Luxury Travel Specialist
  • Certified River Cruise Specialist

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