Vacation Without a Plan?
November 24th, 2009

You have a most likely financial plan. You may have a workout and diet plan. You probably have a plan for many other aspects of your life. Yet when it comes to vacations, people are happy to spend several thousand dollars on a last minute “deal” and hope it will all work out. As a [...]

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What You Won’t Find in Buenos Aires
November 20th, 2009

Don’t go to Buenos Aires expecting awe-inspiring landmarks, riveting architecture or world-renown museums. There really aren’t any. This, however, is part of Buenos Aires’ charm. It’s a city that may take a while to get used to, though once you will, it will be difficult to part with it. So what does Buenos Aires offer? [...]

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Stunning Slovenia
November 13th, 2009

For a country that has only been independent since 1991, Slovenia has quickly distinguished itself. The city’s move towards modernizations blends well into its classic Eastern European history and architecture blend with it’s stunning natural beauty as a picturesque backdrop. City Life Ljubljana, the country’s capital city center’s around it’s lively square, characterized by the [...]

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Give Back by Traveling
November 12th, 2009

We’ve been doing so many blogs on food and drink and while delicious, I thought I’d break them up with a note about another exciting opportunity in the travel industry. One of the great parts about any industry is the ability to give back. In travel, when we’re getting to spend time and money to [...]

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Where Travelers Eat and Drink
November 11th, 2009

Last week I mentioned in my blog that I had solicited the help of some contacts on the LinkedIn Slow Food group. I had such an overwhelming response that it required part two and possibly part three to pass along all of their wonderful suggestions for food and drink-related travel! While the last blog was [...]

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Destination of the Week – Cape Town
November 6th, 2009

A bustling harbor front, a downtown steeped in history and Table Mountain as a backdrop, Cape Town seems like a world unto itself. Throw in 761 kilometers of Garden route filled with wine country, coastal scenery, wildlife parks and outdoor activities and you could easily spend several weeks exploring this region. Spend the first day [...]

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Hands-On Culinary Travel
November 5th, 2009

If you’ve been following my recent blogs and received the most recent issue of to TraveLuxe, you know that I’ve been focusing on gastronomic travel. (If you are not following the blog or TraveLuxe, you should be!) Why so much focus on this tasty type of travel? For one, I love to eat. More specifically, [...]

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The Land of Scotch
November 3rd, 2009

These days, wine tours are offered in virtually every corner of the world – from the traditional vineyards of Napa, Italy and France to more recently recognized world players such as Chile, New Zealand and South Africa. Scotch distilleries, on the other hand, can be found in just one place. For years, lovers of this [...]

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