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Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

Nibble Your Way Through Hidden Paris With A Famed Food Writer

I have to thank my foodie friend Linda M. for finding this wonderful Paris site and passing the link on to us.   The Paris Kitchen.com is a treasure of French culinary information, edited by Paris Food Writer, Wendy Lyn.  Wendy (an expat from the deep south) shares her most loved food-centric Paris sites including […]

April 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Virginia Invites You To America's Biggest Open House Celebration

Virginia Invites You To America's Biggest Open House Celebration

Virginia invites you to come see the splendor of their homes and gardens during the State’s Historic Garden Week from April 17-25, 2010 when scenic gardens and historic homes across Virginia open their gates for public tours. Virginia’s Historic Garden Week is considered to be the largest and grandest ‘Open House’ in America. The state […]

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Spend Thanksgiving In A Tuscan Castle At An Unbelievable Price

Spend Thanksgiving In A Tuscan Castle At An Unbelievable Price

We just came across this fabulous Tuscany Vacation Deal that will have you dreaming of sharing a bowl of perfectly prepared artisan pasta while gathered around a rustic farm table with your family – a smile on every face. Ahhhh the memories you will create!  Instead of fighting the highway congestion at Thanksgiving time this […]

April 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
Tuscany Trip Of A Lifetime – See Andrea Bocelli In Concert In His Hometown

Tuscany Trip Of A Lifetime – See Andrea Bocelli In Concert In His Hometown

Take a trip-of-a-lifetime to the majestic hill towns of Tuscany and see Andrea Bocelli in concert in his hometown of Lajatico. You’ve no doubt seen the concert video (shown on PBS during pledge season) of Andrea Bocelli singing for friends in the courtyard of an ancient Tuscan village and imagined yourself there.  Well your chance […]

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Dust Off Your School-Girl Kilty Skirt And Head To New York's Tartan Day Scots Celebration

Dust Off Your School-Girl Kilty Skirt And Head To New York's Tartan Day Scots Celebration

As the sound of fiddles and flutes fade away from St. Patrick’s Day, another group of Celts are tuning up their pipes for a grand Tartan Day celebration. Beginning on April 2nd, New Yorkers and visitors will gather on Ellis Island to kick off the 9th Annual Tartan Week celebration in recognition of Scottish heritage […]

March 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Do you remember the 60’s initiative of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to plant wildflowers along the nation’s highways?  It seemed everyone back then was enamored of daisies in their hair and wild things growing in the fields (and some of them got us in trouble!)  Flash forward 50 years and the quest to […]

March 29, 2010 | By | Reply More
Crystal Cove Beach Bungalows Transport You Back To The Golden Days of Early Hollywood

Crystal Cove Beach Bungalows Transport You Back To The Golden Days of Early Hollywood

Tucked between the tony enclaves of Newport Beach and Laguna Beach, on California’s sunny southern coast, lies a charming seaside sanctuary dotted with cozy beach bungalows preserved from a bygone era.  More than a dozen Crystal Cove Beach Cottages (located within the Crystal Cove State Park ) have been lovingly restored and are available for […]

March 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
Yippie – Turks & Caicos Is On Sale!

Yippie – Turks & Caicos Is On Sale!

Those of you who know me well, know that although I’ve traveled all across the globe, Turks and Caicos is the only destination I’ve ever seriously considered moving to.  Yes, it’s that wonderful!  Spectacular beaches, aquamarine and electric blue ocean, friendly locals, world renowned bone fishing, an eclectic array of restaurants, and gorgeous upscale resorts […]

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The Ultimate Slumber Party – Sleep ON The Great Wall Of China!

The Ultimate Slumber Party – Sleep ON The Great Wall Of China!

A journey to China is filled with dozens of unique travel experiences for first time visitors. The miles of neatly parked black bicycles, the first time you’re offered a “1000” year old egg to eat, the brightly painted Ming Dynasty temples, the sheer size and breadth of the highways and public squares, and the pace […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Phantom Of The Opera Sequel  Lights Up The Night In London

Phantom Of The Opera Sequel Lights Up The Night In London

Attention theater lovers – The Phantom is back!  Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much anticipated sequel production, Love Never Dies, opened in London this week to glowing reviews. The plot picks up 10 years after the mysterious disappearance of the Phantom in the basement of the Paris Opera House at the end of the play.  We find […]

March 10, 2010 | By | Reply More
2 Hours Of Laughs and Learning At Stonewall Kitchen's Cooking School

2 Hours Of Laughs and Learning At Stonewall Kitchen's Cooking School

Who would imagine attending the Stonewall Kitchen cooking school would be such fun! Gather your foodie friends and head to York Maine where you’ll find the home base for Stonewall Kitchen and it’s remarkable cooking school that offers bite-size cooking classes at lunch and dinnertime most every day.  You’ll laugh, you’ll nibble, you’ll sip a […]

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How Many Skiers Does It Take To Rock The Mountain?

How Many Skiers Does It Take To Rock The Mountain?

If you’re anywhere near the Rockies this spring you may just find out as Colorado ski resorts throw huge spring festivals to celebrate the end of the ski season! Ski die-hards and Boarder fanatics looking for the last powder runs of the winter should head to the Colorado Rocky Mountains where beer bashes and outdoor […]

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Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Plan A San Diego Surf Vacation – And Bring Your DOG!

Ever wonder who could learn to surf faster – you or your frisky pup?  Bring the whole family (plus the dog) on vacation to the Loews Coronado Beach Resort in San Diego California and find out! The Loews family of hotels loves pets and has developed imaginative vacation opportunities for travelers who want to bring […]

March 3, 2010 | By | Reply More
Bar Hopping Like A Local In Key West Florida – 7 of the Best Bars in Key West

Bar Hopping Like A Local In Key West Florida – 7 of the Best Bars in Key West

Find the best bars and cafes secluded along quiet lanes and tucked into hidden gardens. While throngs of tourists swarm the main thoroughfares of Key West stopping in every garish bar blasting rock music and Buffet tunes, the locals weave their way through quiet side streets arriving at hidden garden cafes, neighborhood bistros and seaside bars that few tourists are lucky enough to discover. These are the establishments full of charm and panache that can turn Key West visitors into Conch Republic devotes. Clint and I went bar hopping with some locals a few weeks back, and I’m happy to share with you a few of the amazing and entertaining spots they introduced us to.

March 1, 2010 | By | Reply More
Newport RI – Come Celebrate St. Patrick's Day & Irish Heritage Month

Newport RI – Come Celebrate St. Patrick's Day & Irish Heritage Month

Now that Valentine”s Day and the spangled dancing of Carnival are behind us, all eyes (and store shelves) turn to St. Patrick’s Day.   Party plans for green beer and Hibernian parades shift into high gear as winter weary populations yearn for a fine spring day. While New York and Boston take top honors, Newport […]

February 23, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Free Companion Airfare To The Bahamas

Free Companion Airfare To The Bahamas

The Bahamas Tourism Bureau has announced the extension of their winter promotion – free companion airfare for travel to the Bahamas through December 22, 2010 (two for the price of one!!) Travelers who book a 4 night stay by March 3rd at participating hotels in Nassau, Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island and The Out Islands […]

February 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Cat Island Bahamas – The Paradise You’ve Been Dreaming Of!

Cat Island Bahamas – The Paradise You’ve Been Dreaming Of!

Don’t wait another minute to discover Cat Island in the Out Islands of the Bahamas – you’ll find miles and miles of gorgeous (undeveloped) beachfront and delightful laid-back intimate resorts.  I’m just back from a fabulous vacation at the Fernandez Bay Village on Cat Island and can’t wait to go back again. If you’re looking […]

February 15, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Meet The Real Van Gogh In London This Spring

Meet The Real Van Gogh In London This Spring

The Royal Academy of Arts in London is presenting meet “The Real Van Gogh” from now until April 18, 2010.  The exhibition features 35 original letters by Van Gogh displayed along with almost 100 paintings and drawings.  This unique collection provides an intimate view into the complex mind of this talented but troubled artist.

February 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
Couch Surf All The Way To New Zealand With Lie Flat Seats in Coach

Couch Surf All The Way To New Zealand With Lie Flat Seats in Coach

Finally, lie flat sleeping seats are coming to coach class thanks to the imaginative folks at Air New Zealand. The Kiwi’s  will soon be introducing a whole new way to fly in coach class – by ‘Skycouch’!  Their newly designed Boeing 777-300 ER (which will be introduced later this year) features a new style of […]

February 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
There's Still Time To Take A Great Family Vacation During February School Break

There's Still Time To Take A Great Family Vacation During February School Break

Are you lamenting not planning a getaway for February school vacation week?  It’s Not Too Late!  Our friends at The Bethel Inn near Sunday River Ski Resort in Bethel Maine, have just sent along a terrific family vacation offer. During February school vacation week, book a Stay and Dine Package at the Bethel Inn from […]

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