What Makes People Travel

Eiffel Tower, Paris France

What makes people travel? Whether backpacking in Europe after college, cruising to a far off exotic port or heading to a sunny beach to escape the cold, people everywhere love to travel. If you have followed my writings for the last eight years, you know my love of travel. Our friends and even you, my […]

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Bordeaux And Saint-Emilion, French Wine Country

If you are a wine lover, you can’t say “Bordeaux” and not think about some of the world’s finest wines like Margaux, Médoc, Pauillac, Sauternes and Saint-Emilion. The huge wine region has 62 different appellations and more than 7300 châteaux on both banks of the Garonne River in southwest France. For now though, I’m not referring […]

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Dinan, A Delightful Medieval Town In Brittany

The quaint little town of Dinan is one of the best preserved medieval villages in Brittany, France and has a completely different atmosphere from other small towns in the area. It was the first town that my husband and I visited during our recent cruise along the coasts of France, Spain and Portugal and what […]

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Eleven Countries, No Jet Lag…That’s Epcot

A travel adventure through Eleven Countries, no passport, customs and best of all, no jet lag involved…that’s Epcot. Instead of a long plane trip across the Atlantic, it was a two hour drive from our home in Vero Beach to the Walt Disney World Resort. My husband and I joined friends for a short visit to […]

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Alsace’s Wine Road And Its Famous Flammekueche

I love traveling to the Alsace region of France, especially in the fall when the leaves are turning gold and the grapes are being harvested in the vineyards. As much as I love Paris and I try to stop for a few days when visiting the country, I think the Alsace region of France is […]

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Pack Your Bags And Dust Off Your Passport

Pack your bags and dust off your passport. I’m taking you on a new adventure in Europe. My husband and I will be back traveling the back roads visiting charming small towns and a few famous city centers. We will be driving through Germany, France and Austria. You can sit in the comfort of your […]

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The Flavors of Provence, France

When I think of spring, I often think of trips taken to Europe. It is such a lovely time of the year to visit. The weather is still a little cool, the countryside is green and the flowers are all in bloom.  A favorite destination of mine to visit during spring is Provence, one of […]

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Monet’s Garden On A Rainy Day

Today as I look out the window of our lakeside cottage in Maine at the mist and drizzle, I’m thinking of all the people who are here visiting for the first time. I do hope the weather clears up for them and that they get to see and do all the outdoor adventures they have […]

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