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Machu Picchu, Peru

Whether it’s an email, a letter, or even a comment on our Facebook page or our blog, we love hearing from our travelers. And, as it turns out, our guests love hearing from one another as well. What can I expect on my next vacation? What are the highlights? How are the accommodations? These are all valid questions, and who better… Read More

December 15, 2011 in France / (0) comments

Dec15
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  It was on this day, December 15, that Alexandre Gustave Eiffel came into the world. Born in 1832, “The Magician of Iron” would ultimately be responsible for designing some of the most iconic structures ever made, including his pièce de résistance, La Tour Eiffel. Raised in Dijon, Eiffel left his home in eastern France for Paris in 1852 when… Read More

December 06, 2011 in Czech Republic Europe More Europe / (0) comments

Dec06
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Yesterday, December 5, was the 220th anniversary of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born on January 27, 1756, in Salzburg Austria, the prolific composer began playing at age three and was writing and performing complete works of music by his fifth year. Influenced by his father, young Mozart spent a good deal of his youth Touring Europe, astonishing audiences… Read More

November 17, 2011 in France Wine / (0) comments

Nov17
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If red wine is best enjoyed aged, and always served at room temperature, then Beaujolais Nouveau is the ultimate exception to the rules, and a highly celebrated exception at that! At one minute past midnight, on the third Thursday of November, the wine world erupts in a frenzy to distribute, serve and ultimately enjoy a taste of the new vintage.… Read More

November 14, 2011 in Europe Ireland / (0) comments

Nov14
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Quite often the mention of Ireland prompts images of pints, pubs, and a few clever yarns. Yet there is so much more to the small nation, making it one of Europe’s most interesting travel destinations. Rest assured, any visit to the Emerald Isle will warrant taking in a bit of the exuberant nightlife of Cork, Dublin’s renowned museums, and even… Read More

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