Come To Paris With Us!
October 11th, 2011

We’re going to Paris – and we’d like you to come with us. Seriously. For the first time ever Chimera Travel is leading a very small group trip, and we’ve chosen to head to Paris. Here’s the unique part though – it’s not a “group tour” in the traditional sense (ie “If it’s Tuesday it [...]

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Seabourn: A New Type of Luxury – Guest post by Lindsey Epperly
June 15th, 2011

To keep my blog fresh, I like to include the perspective, travel adventures and stories of other travel professionals. This guest blog was written by Lindsey Epperly, who I met through the strong travel industry community on twitter. A month or so back, Lindsey reached out to me with a travel question and we soon [...]

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Photo of the day – Geneva Geyser
February 19th, 2011

Lake Geneva Geyser, Geneva, Switzerland

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Photo of the Day – Lyon’s Notre Dame
February 19th, 2011

Paris may claim the most famous Notre Dame in the world, but Lyon’s Notre Dame Basillica is also quite impressive. Walk or take the funicular to the top of the hill where the church sits. The view from the top is worth the climb (or ride) up alone.

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Escaping North to Iceland
January 22nd, 2010

With a name like Iceland, a country might start off with a disadvantage in the tourism industry. Luckily, enough travelers have been intrigued by its proximity to the arctic circle and awed by its natural beauty to make fears induced by the name virtually obsolete. This is not to say that it’s a warm weather [...]

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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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La Dolce Vita
October 15th, 2009

Everyone deserves a little pampering – especially these days when we’re working harder days and longer hours for less reward. La Dolce Vita Retreats provides the opportunity for just such pampering, and I recently spoke with the owner, Janice Briggs about the retreats and her company. Can you briefly describe La Dolce Vita Retreats? In [...]

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Who Really Offers Accessible Travel?
August 25th, 2009

As someone who loves to inspire others to travel, I like everyone to have the opportunity to travel. This includes those who cannot get around as easily as others. A few weeks back “Wordgathering”* posted a question on my blog asking about the most accessible airlines and European cities. I love this, as it addressed [...]

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