Diana Saint James has worked in the travel industry since 1989 and was Co-Owner of Dimensions in Travel with Jill Romano from 2007-2021.
- Blind and Guide Dog Travel
- River cruises
- Princess Cruises
Diana recently returned from a Nile River cruise with Avalon Waterways and loved it. It was a lifelong dream come true! Read about her journey in her blog.
I studied television production in college and worked at an advertising agency in San Diego. My husband and I sold everything we owned in 1982 and traveled around the world for two years. I taught English in Japan for a year and absolutely fell in love with the country. After traveling, I worked at SOBEK (whitewater rafting company) and at Backroads (the active vacation company in Berkeley) for ten years. After managing the group travel department at Dimensions in Travel, I bought the agency in 2007 with Jill Romano as my business partner. In 2021, I sold my partnership in the agency to Jill, who is now the sole owner. I’m delighted to stay on at Dimensions in Travel handling marketing and special projects.
Favorite Travel Memories
Hiking the 150-mile Annapurna Circuit trail in Nepal; living in a bamboo hut for two months on Boracay Island, Philippines; painting the sea from my hotel balcony on Crete; the cooking class I took in Hoi-An Vietnam, snorkeling in the Red Sea, riding a bike along the Sea of Galilee, Global Volunteers vacation in Costa Rica, my humanitarian trip to Cuba, swinging on a trapeze at Club Med in Cancun, escorting five of our guide dog cruises, dogsledding with my daughter in Alaska, touring a vanilla plantation in Hawaii, witnessing whirling dervishes in Istanbul, scuba diving in a sunken WWII ship in Micronesia, partaking in tea ceremony in Tokyo, soaking in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon and riding a camel to a Bedouin camp in Morocco’s Sahara Desert with my 87 year old mother. Most recently, I walked the last 100km of the pilgrimage route of St. James to Santiago de Compostela and saw the Great Pyramids of Giza.
- Art Institute in Chicago
- Civil Rights Museum in Memphis
- Musee Marmatton in Paris
- Borganes Settlement House in Iceland
Travel Wish List
- African safari
- Climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge
- Troy (Turkey)
- TransAtlantic cruise crossing
- Beatles tour of Liverpool
- Drink a pint of fresh Guinness at St. James Gate in Dublin
- Xian warriors
- Machu Picchu
- Easter Island
“Just want to let you know we had an absolutely wonderful trip to France. As the Globus French Sampler tour name implies, we saw a lot! Thank you so much for all your suggestions. The flights, tour, etc all went well.” Cindy M.
“We are getting back into the swing of the life we left behind for our wonderful visit to France. Thank you so much for your superb organization and management of the trip from the very beginning to end….” John and Marilyn