Tag Archives: Tuscany

Where to Go in May: 20 Great Spots for a Shoulder Season Trip

May's a great time to hit the beach in Rio.

Whether you’ve had enough of the April showers and need a travel respite, or you’re trying to hit the tail end of the shoulder season or just itching to add a new stamp to your passport, May is an excellent month to hit the road. Almost no matter where you’re headed, the month has that […]

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April 29, 2016 by | Comments Off on Where to Go in May: 20 Great Spots for a Shoulder Season Trip

A Taste of Tuscany in a Day

Italy’s greenest and richest region was always a faraway place I only experienced in the movies, on postcards from friends, or in the pages of romantic memoirs. Beyond the crowded tourist attractions in Italy like Pisa and Florence, I was anxious to explore Tuscany’s rolling green hills, local medieval towns, and quaint countryside vineyards in […]

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July 18, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Top 10 Foodie Destinations Around the World

Brussels chocolate tour

Whether you’re a foodie or a traveler who just loves to eat, you’ll find much to savor and sample in our top 10 foodie destinations around the world.

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February 28, 2012 by | 10 Comments

Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

Yarra Valley tour

Wine is a beautiful thing. It’s a perfect complement to a meal, and pleasant way to unwind after a day of sightseeing. Imagine lingering over a glass while looking at the sun dip below rolling hills of vineyards. Now imagine doing it every day for a week or longer. Wine regions like Bordeaux and Burgundy […]

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February 15, 2012 by | 10 Comments

Solo Travel: One is Not the Lonliest Number

Tuscany cooking class

The time of year for romantic getaways, chocolates, and champagne was yet again upon us. While I won’t knock Valentine’s Day, anything celebrating love can’t be all bad, I do want to take a moment to acknowledge that some people are flying solo. Sometimes literally, as in people taking vacations all by themselves. I applaud […]

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February 10, 2008 by | Comments Off on Solo Travel: One is Not the Lonliest Number