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

Fabulous Trip

By: Jules

Reviewed on: 13 May 2018

Taryn was incredibly detail oriented and used strong initiative when planning our recent vacation. She also was a fabulous problem solver and was diligent about following up on outstanding questions and decisions. We would highly recommend Taryn to friends and family, and use Admiral Travel again to manage our next trip.

Amazing as always.

By: Prateek

Reviewed on: 09 May 2018

Taryn has been an amazing travel advisor and helped me plan my vacations in the best possible way. She has always taken care of the smallest details to make our trips memorable

Trip to Peru

By: Ron

Reviewed on: 26 May 2018

Taryn was wonderful to work with. She and her co-worker Michelle helped plan a very complicated trip to Peru (8 flights, 5 hotels). Their attention to detail made all the difference.

Amazing attention to detail

By: Gary T

Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2018

Taryn is always a pleasure. This isn’t the first trip we have booked with her and we have many more booked with her and Admiral Travel . She is always so responsive and helpful and always has a terrific attitude. Even when she has been investigating an issue for me with a cruise line, she would give me status updates along the way, so I was always comfortable knowing I was in good hands and she wouldn’t drop the ball and never has. We have complete confidence in her ability.

Taryn Daley

By: Vikki

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2018

Taryn was the best! Always very responsive and proactive.


By: Michelle

Reviewed on: 08 Jul 2018

She was great - responsive and gave wonderful advice

Excellent Experience

By: Ken

Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2018

Very professional, attentive and had all the right answers at all the right times. Excellent working with a large group (16 of us).

Silver Sea Muse (Italy)

By: Kendall

Reviewed on: 26 Jul 2018

She is fabulous, but we worked with Joline.

Canadian rockies

By: Robyn

Reviewed on: 04 Aug 2018

She was awesome -- Had some dates to go from Quebec to Banff and had no idea what to do between those dates -- she came up with the Rocky Mountaineer Train ride. - Great idea. Everything was flawless -- I was picked up at the airport and had a personal motorcoach to my business destination in Banff. Great experience.
Not Recommended

Not an enthusiastic review

By: Monkey

Reviewed on: 07 Sep 2018

I was a late addition to a trip. I was not impressed with Taryn’s knowledge of our trip. When asked questions she referred me to the literature. She said she had done this trip but it didn’t seem like she did. When asked about the little things one needs to know she didn’t know. We booked this trip a year ahead of time. And about a month before the trip one of the places we were suppose to stay was not available so she sent us a refund check because the place we were going to stay was cheaper. Then all of a sudden the first place opened up. So now we owed the money back. One of the women on our trip was listed as Mr. and on the small flights they had her on a different plane then the theee of ussince they thought she was a man and wanted to balanced the planes. Also we had 2birthdays on the trip and she didn’t let the lodges know they were upset when we sang Happy birthday and they didn’t know about it. It was her missing the little things..

Best Travel Agent Ever!

By: Cheryl

Reviewed on: 24 Sep 2018

Taryn plans the most extraordinary experiences based on her first hand knowledge and expertise in the travel industry.

Trip to Africa

By: BG

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2018

Terrific ! Responded promptly to all questions and was extremely helpful.

Best ever Africa experience... magical

By: Changed Forever

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

Ray of sunshine every day. Her happy smile and laughter contributed to making the energy of of the group amazing. Everything made very easy and carefree. Definitely felt safe and that everything behind the scene was taken care of. Thank you Taryn for making the trip magical.

Best trip ever!

By: Nikki

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

Taryn is one of the best if not the best in her field. Her attention to even the smallest details relieves any worries about travel. Her professionalism allows me to take worry free trips.

My trips with Taryn keep getting better

By: Ginny

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

It has been such a pleasure to work with Taryn again for this past adventure to Botswana and South Africa..... my second trip with Taryn. My safari in Botswana at Mashatu Tent Camp was extraordinary and our visits to Stellenbosch, Cape Town and Hermanus were filled with fun, great food, and excellent wine.....she gave us everything we were hoping for and more!

Brilliant Amazing Extraordinary Incredible & Delicious

By: Tekla

Reviewed on: 17 Oct 2018

My recent trip to Africa was wonderful in so many ways that I ran out of superlatives by the second day. Taryn is a gem & I love her.... Thanks from the bottom of my heart.

Fabulous trip you South Africa!

By: Stanley

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

Taryn was an amazing organizer. Everything was streamlined and we did not encounter any problems. She has a wonderful demeanour and is always positive. From the beautiful beaches of Umhlanga Rocks to the vast open stretches of game rich Mashatu, down to Cape Town, through the gorgeous wine land regions of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek and finally to beautiful Hermanus. We culminated the trip with a stunning, scenic coastal drive back to Cape Town. The wonderful memories will last forever! Thank you Taryn! ,

Terrific introduction to Africa

By: Gary

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

Taryn was very thorough, accommodating and patient trip organizer and a delightful, knowledgeable travel guide.

Best Adventure EVER

By: Deb

Reviewed on: 14 Oct 2018

Taryn is so much fun, laid back, yet always on top of the itinerary as well as everyone's comfort/happiness. I never felt rushed, but we were always timely. Taryn made this a wonderful experience.

Thorough and efficient

By: Happy Traveler Rich

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2018

Taryn takes the worry out of travel arrangements. She follows up on details to ensure that everything is arranged properly. As travel arrangements progress, Taryn communicates the status. She doesn't drop the ball. If she is not available, there is always someone to respond quickly to any questions or need.


By: Wilkey

Reviewed on: 21 Oct 2018

Absolutely the best! She is great!!

Consummate Professional

By: Gary T

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2018

I couldn’t be more pleased with Taryn. Most of my life I have always planned, booked, organized etc my own foreign travel. I started using Taryn a couple years ago and she is awesome. For me, Whats important, is someone who has great communication skills, responds quickly and anticipates my needs. Taryn checks all these boxes. She has great attention to detail so I dont worry, I know she’s got my back.

Thorough and efficient

By: Tilly

Reviewed on: 25 Dec 2018

As always, Taryn follows through to make sure everything is in order and I have everything I need for the trip.

Consistently good and reliable

By: Gary T

Reviewed on: 30 Dec 2018

Taryn is great..we have booked many trips with her and she has always had great attention to detail. She’s quick to reply to emails and takes action on any questions, concerns and requests immedialty. I couldn’t be more happy with all she has done for us in the past and look forward to work with her on many trips into the future.


By: dfmoriarty

Reviewed on: 22 Jan 2019

Taryn has great follow up and is attentive to detail. Good communication.

Taryn is the best travel advisor we've ever had

By: RK

Reviewed on: 16 Apr 2019

Whether it's exploring exotic animals on an African safari or exploring ancient monasteries in Japan, Taryn crafts the perfect trip.


By: Shawny

Reviewed on: 01 May 2019

Taryn Daley is the BEST TRAVEL ADVISOR!!! I highly recommend her to everyone. She was so wonderful and delightful to work with. First Class all the way ! On our trip to Italy she did not miss a beat-from the airport transfers to the hotels to renting the car, it was done with excellence and attention to detail. She had explicit and detailed information on the AXUS APP. She made it so easy for us to travel to Europe. Thank you Taryn for making our trip so memorable!!

Spain Berlin London

By: Reese

Reviewed on: 03 May 2019

Quick responses and easy to work with

Hotel accommodations mount Juliet

By: GL

Reviewed on: 24 May 2019

Taryn’s assistance turned out to be very helpful we were more than pleasantly surprised.

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