Taryn Daley 

Sarasota, FL United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Adventure
  • Beach & Sun
  • Food & Wine
  • Safari
  • Independent Tours

  • No Destinations
Selling Travel Since
  • English

My Background

Having been born in Durban, South Africa and raised in Northern California, Taryn discovered her passion for travel at an early age. She started photographing in 1997, and since then her travels around the world have taken her to more than 27 countries.During the time of most of her travels, she attended  the Ringling School of Art and Design and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Photography and Digital Imaging.She seeks to document her own personal experiences, to capture scenes and events as she sees them and to share with others the beauty and diversity of the world. "As the images of other photographers have inspired me to explore the world, I hope my own contributions will inspire others to do the same," says Taryn.

Taryn assist travelers seeking a variety of experiences, from cruises to safari and everything in between.  She joined Admiral Travel International in 2012.

Places I Have Traveled

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South Africa 2015

By: Tiffany

Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2015

Our trip was to celebrate my husbands 50 th birthday. I really wanted it to be special. Taryn did an amazing job of helping me make it everything I dreamed it would be. She was a great listener, planned everything for us the experience all that we could and made the trip something we will remember for the rest of our lives.

Great food and Service


Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2015

We enjoyed the superior food, service and beautiful ports.Accomodations were fine. Nightlife was non existent!

Well planned

By: Cindy

Reviewed on: 19 Jun 2015

This trip was extremely well-planned Except for some weather problems and lost suitcases, it was a wonderful experience to a very interesting part of Europe.

African Adventure

By: Cinny

Reviewed on: 10 Jul 2015

Trip was absolutely superb. Taryn's choice of venues, personnel, and activities was just perfect for our family, based on her assessment of what we were looking for after working closely with us to create a personalized trip just for us. I can't say enough about how great she is - responded (patiently) to our many questions, helped us with flights, even with meeting a friend in SA. She selected the most breathtaking accomodations, where the hospitality we received was unparelleled in any trip we've ever taken. There was not a single glitch in the entire trip - we were shepherded through all the difficult moments by folks she had arranged. We are going to use her for our next trip to Australia and NZ.

What a Joy

By: CfD

Reviewed on: 02 Aug 2015

Spent a wonderful time under Taryn's leadership through Lima, Paracas (Nazca lines), Amazon on the Aqua. Taryn has a wonderful up beat personality and clearly wants the best experience for everybody. Felt very safe and confident with her ensuring everything went to well.

Excellent Planner

By: Gary

Reviewed on: 28 Sep 2015

She was a pleasure to work with. She listened carefully to our wishes and planned an excellent trip that met those needs. Every detail was well planned and the trip came off like clockwork. She arranged excellent drivers who were enthusiastic and had excellent communication skills. She was acquainted with the sites we visited and her selections were appropriate for what we wanted. She kept us well informed and gave good advice. We would love to work with her again if appropriate.

Very detailed, thorough and friendly service

By: WG

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2015

We wanted to experience the Amalfi Coast and Taryn's recommended itinerary could not have been more perfect! Every property we stayed at was gorgeous and the employees were very friendly and eager to help. Our English speaking drivers made traveling from site to site great adventures with some unexpected and lovely surprises. Activity highlights include our truly amazing lunch at Don Alfonso, a very joyful day of cooking class with Mamma Agata and a spectacular day on a yacht cruising along the Amalfi Coast. This trip exceeded all of our expectations and we will definitely use Taryn's services again!

Fantastic Trip Planning Help


Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2015

Our trip to Prague and Dresden was fantastic. The Alchymist Hotel in Prague, which you recommended, was the most beautiful hotel we've ever stayed at, and the location was perfect. We also greatly appreciate your help in obtaining train tickets between the two cities as we would never have known ourselves to opt for first class seats, which made the trip so much more pleasant at a relatively low cost.

all good

By: mw1234

Reviewed on: 02 Jan 2016

all went smoothly...

Helped Us Every Step of the Way

By: MKCBoston

Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2016

Taryn helped us plan a trip to South Africa. We were at a total loss as to where to go or where to stay, and a friend referred us to Admiral Travel. We are so thankful because we had a fantastic trip, starting with a safari at Kruger National Park, where Taryn handpicked our terrific guide, followed by a stay in Cape Town, where we had one of the best tour guides we've ever had who took us all over Cape Town, packing in every site, including a winery, in two days. We finished with a few days of relaxing in Knysna on the Garden Route, a beautiful area of South Africa. My husband and I agreed that, from now on, we're going to call on Taryn to help us plan trips, especially to find us tour guides.

Taryn always provides great service!

By: Emmy

Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2016

Taryn always provides great service. She is extremely knowledgeable. She is very responsive to our needs. We know we are n good hands when she plans our trips!

Exceptional Service

By: AZ

Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2016

My wife, Susan, and I would like to express our appreciation for the outstanding assistance we received from Taryn. Taryn is exceptional and paid attention to all pertinent details. She did a great job working us on our Paris-Cap. Ferrat trip from the planning stage to execution. She has wonderful interpersonal skills and provided extraordinary customer service. We were pleased that Taryn and her team were able to work their magic to ensure that we had VIP treatment! We highly recommend Taryn and the Admiral Travel agency.

Best trip ever to South Africa

By: Cheryl

Reviewed on: 12 Sep 2016

Taryn Daley Miller is the best travel agent for South Africa. She knows the country and the properties and adds her own personal recommendations to try new venues. I had a great experience and will go back to SA every year with Taryn's help!


By: Cren87

Reviewed on: 15 Oct 2016

Taryn took such great care of us that every transition of the trip was smooth and seamless. Every part of our trip was planned and executed meticulously. I will be a repeat customer and value the experience with Admiral travel.

The best wish we could have stayed longer

By: John

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2016

The Greatest trip that we have taken……..Fabulous……..everything worked as planned!!!! Would highly recommend Admiral Travel and Taryn!!!

Oceania Cruise

By: Kendall Smith-Oceania Cruise 3/'17

Reviewed on: 24 Mar 2017

Fabulous! She was professional, extremely competent, and pleasant.

Wonderful week in UK

By: Mr Mojo SRQ

Reviewed on: 14 May 2017

Taryn is superb, she takes time and listens to your interests and details everything - and I mean everything. Her detailed planning leaves your vacation time free of hassle, everything goes smooth and as discussed - you literally hit the ground running. The virtuoso hotels we picked treated us like royalty and the associated perks were interesting and actually useful. Great job Taryn, Can't wait for Africa this summer!

Silver Sea Mediterranean cruise

By: Kendall

Reviewed on: 20 May 2017

Delightful! She was extremely competent, thorough and meticulous.


By: John

Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2017

She was great! She was up on all issues.

Taryn for African Safari

By: RK

Reviewed on: 11 Aug 2017

Taryn was terrific to work with. Her detailed preparation was the key for us having the best vacation we ever had.


By: Traveling

Reviewed on: 31 Aug 2017

As always Taryn was great and we would use her services again in the future

African Safari

By: African traveler

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2017

She was fantastic Very responsive Her suggestions were great choices We were thrilled with our Safari experience! All needed or helpful.unformation as to flights, insurance, packing, etc was provided Even a video Strongly recommend Taryn!

Fantastic to work with

By: Rich W

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

Taryn not only fully satisfies my requests, she thinks of things that I didn't know where possible and gets them done. Taryn is very knowledgeable. And she has a great team backing her up.

Africa Holiday

By: Leah

Reviewed on: 18 Sep 2017

Taryn is an extreme pleasure to work adhering to every detail of our African adventures! This is our second trip to Africa in two years. Africa is my home away from home and I thank Taryn for fulfilling our dreams!!! Every location we visited we were always met with happy faces to take care of our every need. When ever we had a question about any aspect of a trip Taryn took care of it immediately. She is top notch!! I recommend her 150+!!!

Best Travel Advisor in the Business

By: Cheryl

Reviewed on: 23 Sep 2017

Taryn is very thorough and every detail of your trip is included. She provides a safe and first class experience. She has booked my South Africa travels 3 years in a row. Plus she's simply delightful


By: Karen Kraus

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2017

Taryn was knowledgeable, thorough, a good listener. She truly captured the perfect vacation for my brother and i. She provided me with several options, along with making suggestions, based upon what she knew we were seeking. It was truly an epic trip and one we will treasure always. Taryn will be our go-to agent for every big trip from now on--bring on Portugal 2018!!!

Wonderful Africa trip with Taryn

By: Happy traveler

Reviewed on: 18 Oct 2017

What a great trip and what a great experience! Everything went exactly as expected. Whether during the "Darkest Africa" period during the safari or the truly exceptional and unanticipated luxuries in the Cape Town area, we were treated with care and consideration. We did notice that Taryn Daley was very familiar with all the people and places where we went and clearly was held in high esteem by all the tour company, hotel and restaurant representatives. Notably even those employed by other companies. And we suspected that that relationship might have contributed to the excellent treatment we received.

Flawless vacationing

By: Nikki

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2017

Taryn Daley is a rock star at her job! I have traveled w Taryn a few times now and all I can say is WOW! She has thought through every detail of the travel experience. No detail has escaped her attention. Every place we have stayed, we have been welcomed with open arms and amazing hospitality. She has personal relationships with all of the suppliers. Each one greeted us with sincere appreciation for her work ethic and genuineness. I would trust her with any and all my travel plans. I know that when she is in charge, my worries will be none.

Great trip organized by Taryn!

By: Oribi Gorge

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2017

We loved every minute of our trip to South Africa organized by Taryn. Everything couldn't have gone more smoothly or been better executed. Her professionalism yet easy going manner made everything that much more enjoyable. We even received a room upgrade at More's Quarters. A very memorable trip - it's hard to choose a highlight! We will definitely book again with Taryn and Admiral Travel. Thank you for everything, Taryn!

South africa

By: Stu

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

Taryn was a pleasure to work with. She is knowledgeable about South Africa, and was readily able to develop interesting ideas for add-ones to our trip. The tours she set up for us worked out very well. Taryn is very patient and helpfully answered the many questions I had over several months before our trip. We couldn't have asked for a better adviser and I would wholeheartedly recommend Taryn to others.


By: Pete

Reviewed on: 24 Oct 2017

Trip was well planned and executed. Safari was great with exception of bumpy roads getting to and from the animals. Victoria Falls was terrific, as was the helicopter flight over the falls. The lion walk might have been the highlight of the trip. Capetown was okay. wine country was great. This was a great trip- Taryn was super.

Every detail executed perfectly

By: rm srq

Reviewed on: 30 Oct 2017

Another excellent itinerary planned by Taryn! Our 23 day trip included safaris in Africa, wine region and a three day stopover in Dubai - needless to say we required a ton of transfers, private drivers, activities, wine tastings, private tours, dinners at top restaurants, etc...... not one hiccup. All the hotels and camps were top flight and even the drivers we were paired with made the trip extra special. I can't adequately describe the true sense of relaxation you get when you have confidence that every detail is planned and executed by a professional, this equates to a stress free journey and time to really take in the adventure. Taryn and the team at Admiral Travel are a fantastic resource for any type of travel. (and they happen to be Africa specialists to boot) Bravo Taryn! Not sure how you will top this trip but I look forward to finding out!

Listened and Delivered

By: JnGflaMex

Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2017

Taryn did a wonderful job of putting together our trip. We wanted to experience the food and places of Vietnam and Cambodia and not just a tour of Temples (nothing wrong with them, but you do feel inundated after a few). She listened and put together a wonderfully varied itinerary of city highlights, food tours, cooking classes, bay and river boats, historical sites, and yes, some temples, including the very impressive Angkor Wat. Terrific job and thank you! -J*G

Sandals Bahamma

By: Mike D

Reviewed on: 07 Feb 2018

Super Great, promt replies to our questions and would be happy to work with here again

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