Agent Review: Beaulieu Su Mer, French Riviera

Agent Review: Beaulieu Su Mer, French Riviera

Beaulieu-sur-mer (which translates to “beautiful place by the sea”) is our favorite little town on the French Riviera, 10 minutes by train from Nice, 20…

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The Vatican: Stairway to Heaven

The Vatican: Stairway to Heaven

Imagine yourself in total darkness.  You are walking upwards in a stairwell for one.  The stairwell is unsteady, tight, and you can barely breathe.  A…

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France’s wine country with Spec’s

France’s wine country with Spec’s

I was recently fortunate to escort a group of 30 true oenophiles to France to visit Paris as well as the Champagne and Bordeaux wine…

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Agent Review: Moscow & Kiev with Exeter International

Agent Review: Moscow & Kiev with Exeter International

I was given a unique opportunity to visit Moscow and Kiev hosted by an outstanding tour operator, Exeter International. This was my first visit to…

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Spooky Journeys to Hallowe’en’s Birthplace

Spooky Journeys to Hallowe’en’s Birthplace

Ireland is known as the birthplace of Halloween and its hotels take every opportunity to celebrate this heritage! Ashford Castle in Cong County Mayo has…

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The Lush of the Irish

The Lush of the Irish

What do whiskey and beer have in common? The obvious answer: alcohol.  However, the relationship between these malted beverages goes deeper.  If you find yourself…

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Agent Review: Borgo di Ceri, Italy

Agent Review: Borgo di Ceri, Italy

I am from Italy and I still love to travel there, anytime I have a chance. I have been to Rome many times and I…

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The Art of River Cruising

The Art of River Cruising

One of the travel industry’s biggest growth area is river cruising. Over the past decade, the number of river-going passenger vessels has multiplied, due to…

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London Olympics: the athletes arrive

London Olympics: the athletes arrive

The Olympians have arrived. Crowds are growing Heathrow, Olympic Village is starting to teem with toned bodies, and traffic is starting to back up, all…

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Agent Review: Enchanting Danube River Cruise

Agent Review: Enchanting Danube River Cruise

Last month, my husband and I boarded Uniworld’s River Beatrice in Budapest, ready to cruise the Danube. Although I’ve sailed on many cruise ships, I…

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