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Tour Italy Like A Rich Movie Star

Tour Italy Like A Rich Movie Star

Can’t you just hear the deep purrrring roar of your vintage italian sports car as you burst into a medieval hillside hamlet, sun glasses on, hair blowing in the breeze, and don’t forget the long flowing silk scarf!  This vision of sophisticated abandon can be yours when you travel with the Italy By Vintage Car […]

January 6, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Take An Enchanting Christmas Dinner Tour of Charleston, SC

Take An Enchanting Christmas Dinner Tour of Charleston, SC

Last night Clint and I had a glorious evening, traveling by horse-drawn carriage between three of Charleston’s most elegant inns on a festive Christmas Progressive Dinner.  Dressed in our holiday finery, we were trotted from luxury inn to luxury inn, sampling  culinary delights at every stop.  What a magical way to get in a holiday […]

December 23, 2008 | By | 2 Replies More
Bright, But Chilly Christmas-time in Charleston, SC

Bright, But Chilly Christmas-time in Charleston, SC

I’m on the road headed south and am making a four day stop in Charleston to enjoy the city at  Christmas time.  AND IT”S FREEZING!!!!  I had daydreams of sun sparkled balmy days, but no such luck, the winds are brisk and biting.  So we’re bundling up and stepping out to walk the storied streets […]

December 23, 2008 | By | Reply More
Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

Find Your Inner-Self on a Surfboard!

We’ve found a terrific and unique Costa Rican adventure designed especially for women that combines the peacefulness of yoga with the exhilaration of surfing in a gorgeous beachfront setting.  Dive into the waves, dive into the rainforest, dive into luxurious villas , dive into your inner rhythms, and emerge with a new outlook on life. […]

December 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Record Venice Floods Halt Tourism

Record Venice Floods Halt Tourism

Poor wet, cold, soggy Venice!!! “Anyone thinking of coming should think again”, exclaimed Venice Mayor, Massimo Cacciari, last week after devastating flood waters streamed into the city.  Water rose to over 5 feet above sea level, the highest point in more than 20 years, submerging homes, shops, historic monuments are precious artwork alike.  An ill […]

December 8, 2008 | By | Reply More
Turn The Whole Family Into Urban Cowboys At The Lost Pines Resort in Austin Texas

Turn The Whole Family Into Urban Cowboys At The Lost Pines Resort in Austin Texas

I’ve just been to Austin (live music capital of the world), staying at the new Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, and found it to be an exceptional location for outdoor fun and relaxed central Texas cowboy charm. In fact,  Lost Pines makes a perfect location for your multi-generational family vacation or family reunion.  If you’d […]

November 17, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Find Vacation Spots That Are HOT All Winter Long

Find Vacation Spots That Are HOT All Winter Long

“I want to vacation someplace where it’s HOT this winter, where should I go?”  How many times have I been asked this question? – more than I can count!  Well, there’s finally a great website that answers – Where’s Hot When – or even warm or rainy, all in a brightly colored topo map.  (Oh […]

November 13, 2008 | By More
So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

So You've Always Wanted to be a "Survivor" – Well, Here's Your Big Chance!

The daydream of surviving on a gorgeous desert island looms large in most of our imaginations.  Let’s face it, that’s why Survivor, Robinson Crusoe and the current CDW Computer TV commercials are such an enormous success.  But while the TV networks tempt us with scripted tropical adventures, the possibility of participating in such a complete […]

November 5, 2008 | By | Reply More
Where, Oh Where, Has Saga Tours Gone???

Where, Oh Where, Has Saga Tours Gone???

There was a time not so long ago when hundreds of joyful retired US couples packed their bags and flew off to the breezy coasts of southern Europe for the winter season with the low cost tour operator Saga Holidays.  They were KING of the long term condo rental market on the Costa del Sol […]

November 3, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
The World's #1 Ski Resort Gets Even Better!

The World's #1 Ski Resort Gets Even Better!

If you’ve never been to Whistler-Blackcomb in British Columbia, you’ve been missing a a lot!  In fact, it’s one of my favorite places in the world for heart stopping scenery, friendly folks, top restaurants and bars, great shopping and non-stop fun.  It’s no mistake that Whistler-Blackcomb has been voted the world’s #1 favorite ski resort […]

October 29, 2008 | By | Reply More
Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

Rent The Thatched Roofed Cottage of Your Dreams

If you are a devoted reader of historical novels, where heroins reside in charming stone cottages with thick thatched roofs looking out on valleys of wildflowers…. you’re going to smile from ear to ear when you take a look at this wonderful website. UnderTheThatch.com is an online resource offering unusual self-catering holiday accommodations in Wales.  […]

October 26, 2008 | By | Reply More
Tut Tut Tut, Don't Miss This Chance to see King Tut in the USA

Tut Tut Tut, Don't Miss This Chance to see King Tut in the USA

If you’ve always yearned to visit King Tut’s tomb, but are hesitant to trek to the Middle East, you’re in luck – King Tut’s treasures will be touring the United States this year.    History buffs and art enthusiasts will have three chances to view the precious golden relics from King Tut’s tomb as the “Golden […]

October 16, 2008 | By | Reply More
Alert! – Luxury Spa Treatments Are Half Price During Spa Week

Alert! – Luxury Spa Treatments Are Half Price During Spa Week

Pick up the phone TODAY and make an appointment at your favorite luxury spa during Spa Week, October 13-19, 2008.  That’s right – next week, so hurry!  Treat yourself to an indulgent aroma therapy message, classic European facial, Turkish body scrub, or my favorite, a “Suddenly Slim Wrap” – just what I need for this […]

October 6, 2008 | By More
It's Time To Plan Your Dazzling Pre-Holiday Weekend in New York City

It's Time To Plan Your Dazzling Pre-Holiday Weekend in New York City

No one puts on a party dress like New York getting ready for the holidays.  Every shop window glistens with elaborate displays, and the theater scene pops with magical productions.  Ever since the Miracle on 34th Street enchanted a nation in 1947, families have been streaming to New York City to revel in the nations […]

October 2, 2008 | By More
Teach English Around the World and Be Paid To Travel

Teach English Around the World and Be Paid To Travel

Most anyone who speaks English well can be trained to “Teach English As A Foreign Language” through the well known TEFL organization.  TEFL Certification courses are offered all across the globe and usually require a 4 week commitment to study the course curriculum and do a bit of practice teaching.  This international program enjoys wide […]

September 29, 2008 | By | Reply More
Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Online Travel Auctions That Benefit Charities

Travel well while doing good! We all know about Priceline, Hotwire and Luxury Link, where you bid for travel arrangements, but here’s a different angle on these traditional travel auctions.  Several online  auction sites offer top notch travel experiences for the benefit of charity. It sort of reminds me of attending a local charity auction […]

September 21, 2008 | By | Reply More
Ultimate Vacation Weekend For You and Your Gorgeous Dog

Ultimate Vacation Weekend For You and Your Gorgeous Dog

Just be sure to bring along your sense of humor!! If you’d rather spend time with your dog than most of the people you know…  have we got a vacation destination for you! The canine friendly folks at luxury Paws Up Wilderness Resort in Greenough Montana are hosting their annual “Wine and Bitch”Weekend from November […]

September 15, 2008 | By | 2 Replies More
Sandals Goes Mainstream With A New Budget-Minded Resort Brand

Sandals Goes Mainstream With A New Budget-Minded Resort Brand

Yippeeee, Sandals Corporation has announced the creation of a new resort brand targeted at budget minded travelers.  We’ve all seen the glossy Sandals  brochures filled with smiling vacationers frolicking on powdery white sand beaches bordered by colorful resorts properties.  Your smile may have wavered however when you priced the cost of a vacation at one […]

September 8, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Fall Is The Perfect Season To Stay In A Tree House Hotel

Ever since you were a kid clambering up to your private tree house (whether attached to a swing set, or hand crafted by your Dad), the appeal of living among the rustling tree tops has been compelling.  (Or was it the visions of imaginative carefree living we all saw in Swiss Family Robinson?)  As the […]

September 4, 2008 | By | Reply More
Free Print and Go Discount Coupon For Top London Attractions

Free Print and Go Discount Coupon For Top London Attractions

If you’re planning to jet off to Britain sometime soon, don’t go without a visit to this terrific website: DiscountBritain.net. Discount Britain offers travelers London sightseeing discounts of 20% on attractions such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the London Bridge Experience, London Zoo and over 100 more attractions. The coupon will also earn […]

September 2, 2008 | By | 3 Replies More