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Gourmet Barging in Burgundy, France

Gourmet Barging in Burgundy, France

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The mere name Burgundy evokes splendid wines, fine cellars, history and epicurean feasts. The secret is out among wine and food connoisseurs — the best way to sample it all is aboard a luxury barge cruising along the Burgundy canals.                     Barging is not a river […]

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France. Impressionist Painters in Normandy.

France. Impressionist Painters in Normandy.

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What exactly is a Francophile? Someone who appreciates French history, culture, fashion, art and cuisine, and that describes me.  Ever since I lived in Paris, for four years when I was in my 20’s, I jump at every opportunity to go to France. Last month  I jumped at a chance to go to Normandy to follow […]

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Walking Tours in England

Walking Tours in England

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Tours in England often overlook the fabulous footpaths in the Cotswolds.  The ancient network of footpaths were created over the centuries as villagers found the quickest way to their place of work, local market or church.

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Cruise the Croatian Islands or the Greek Islands

Cruise the Croatian Islands or the Greek Islands

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Crystal clear seas and more than 1,000 islands lure sailors to cruise the Croatian Islands or the Greek Islands every summer.             My husband and I chartered a 42-foot Jenneau sloop for a sailing holiday among these idyllic islands. Our two teenage daughters accompanied us – spending most of their […]

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Changing Women’s Lives in Turkey with Exercise.

Changing Women’s Lives in Turkey with Exercise.

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I’m going to tell you right away what the best part of traveling and my job is: meeting amazing people when I travel. I looked up a friend-of-a friend in Istanbul recently and was really glad I did. Part 2 of the Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Feats Series.Part 1. Nepal. Bedriye began the women-owned and operated B-Fit […]

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Tour Company Gives Free Bike Trips to Great Teachers

Tour Company Gives Free Bike Trips to Great Teachers

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For over a decade, outstanding teachers have won free bike trips during their summer vacations, thanks to the generosity of Bicycle Tour Company, ExperiencePlus!    Teachers have biked in Europe and South America so that in the Fall, when they return to the classroom they have shared what they learned about geography, ecology, history, culture, […]

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Europe Riverboat Cruises Offer Ease and Old World Beauty

Europe Riverboat Cruises Offer Ease and Old World Beauty

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My husband and I are drawn to places with a connection to water in an effort to relax, whether the lapping against the San Francisco waterfront, or the blue depths of Lake Tahoe, or sailing on the white-capped waters of San Francisco Bay or along the Cape Cod shore. Many times we are drawn to […]

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Istanbul, Turkey Tantalizes the Senses

Istanbul, Turkey Tantalizes the Senses

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Considered a favorite city by many Europeans, Istanbul, Turkey is vibrant, exotic, chaotic and very exciting. I spent eight dynamic days in Istanbul, wandering the lesser known neighborhoods, riding the trams and ferries, zipping back and forth between the Asian and European sides and seeing more than just the mosques’ minarets. Istanbul appealed to all […]

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Planning Your Trek on El Camino de Santiago

Planning Your Trek on El Camino de Santiago

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Since the ninth century, millions of world travelers have embarked on Spain’s ancient Camino de Santiago trail, the pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

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The Grand Canyon of Greece: Hiking to Cliff-top Monasteries in Meteora

The Grand Canyon of Greece: Hiking to Cliff-top Monasteries in Meteora

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The best part of any good hike is the reward of an epic view.You sweat and trek your way to the top, and your hard work is repaid with a view that makes you realize just how small you are in a very big world. My hike to the Holy Trinity Monastery in Meteora, Greece […]

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