Meet Our Destination Expert:

5 Revealing Questions

Karen Reich

Vice President, Insurance and Global Fine Arts

Number of Years with Princess:

16

Number of Countries Visited:

29

Hometown:

Tarzana, CA

A little about my job:

I look after the insurance programs for Princess Cruises. In addition, I oversee the art auction operation for the ships which includes a number of shore based functions such as purchasing, framing and distributing passenger art purchases worldwide.

1.

What item is in your suitcase that you couldn’t travel without?

A roomy cross body bag that expands to hold anything and that leaves my hands free.

2.

What’s your most treasured travel souvenir?

A beautiful three sectioned bowl I bought in Portugal. It comes out whenever I entertain.

3.

What’s the most memorable dish you’ve eaten during your travels?

I had the most amazing meal outdoors along the Grand Canal in Venice. With the view of the Rialto Bridge, the simplest dish of cold shrimp dressed in olive oil and lemon juice was most memorable.

4.

What’s your travel motto?

Try it!

5.

Where haven’t you been that’s on your travel bucket list?

The terra cotta soldiers in Xian, China.

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