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Agent Spotlight - Karen



Get to know Agent Karen in this week's Agent Spotlight.

Name:​ Karen Cirrincione
Kingdom Konsultant Travel
Beyond the Kingdom Travel

Find me on…
Facebook: @karenlovestravel
Instagram: @vacationwithkaren

I specialize in… Disney Destinations, Sandals/Beaches Resorts, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line & Universal Orlando

Where do you call home? Timonium, Maryland (northern Baltimore County)

What was your dream job when you were 10 years old? Radio DJ or florist

Why did you become a travel agent? I’ve always been a bit of a planner, type A person, and I was always helping friends/family members with their trips, so I decided that maybe I should branch out & make it my official job so I could help other people as well! I love helping my clients make their travel dreams come true!

Favorite vacation destination? Italy, but the Polynesian Resort at WDW is a close 2nd!


This or that:
  • Walt Disney World or Disneyland
  • Caribbean cruise or Mediterranean cruise
  • Mickey or Minnie
  • Monorail or Skyliner
  • Mickey pretzel or Mickey ice cream…can I pick Dole Whip instead?!
  • Star Wars or Avatar
  • Tomorrowland or Fantasyland
  • Rollercoaster or dark ride
  • Rope drop or close down the park
  • Mickey’s Not So Scary or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas
  • Flower and Garden or Food and Wine—I seriously can’t pick!! I love both so much!!
Disney Favorites:
  • Park: Epcot on a girls trip (World Showcase=fun food and drinks) but Magic Kingdom if I’m with my kids
  • Disney Resort: ​Polynesian—it’s my home away from home!
  • Disney restaurant: Geyser Point Bar & Grill at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge—I love the indoor/outdoor feel of the restaurant. You feel like you are away at a lake somewhere—it’s awesome!
  • Photo spot: Anywhere at the Polynesian Village Resort
  • Character: Mickey & Dopey are my favorites!!
Earliest Disney vacation memory?  I remember being around 8 years old & riding Pirates of the Caribbean with my parents & little sister and just loving every second of it. I will never be able to visit Disney & not ride Pirates—it’s tradition!

Disney experience that brings tears to your eyes? ​Seeing my kids experience all of the magic of Disney & making new memories with them & my husband


Where have you traveled aside from Walt Disney World? Almost every state in the US, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada & Italy

A bit more about you:
  • Favorite TV Show: ​Schitt’s Creek and pretty much anything on Bravo
  • Favorite Color: Yellow
  • Favorite Food: fresh mozzarella, tomato, arugula & prosciutto
  • Favorite Quote: “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, & smarter than you think.” -Winnie the Pooh
  • Favorite Sport/Sports Team: Baltimore Orioles
While working with Kingdom Konsultant Travel for the last 5 years, I have enjoyed helping clients plan family vacations, family reunions, honeymoons, anniversary trips, girls/guys getaways & destination weddings. Each of these experiences has provided me with different perspectives that have helped shape my overall vacation planning knowledge and expertise. Whenever possible, I try to apply those different perspectives when I help clients plan their vacations so that their experience is tailored to their unique interests and circumstances. I truly love what I do, and I look forward to helping you plan your next vacation! karen@kingdomkonsultant.com

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