Planning a Trip to Peru

In our family, I’m the trip planner.  Over the years I’ve planned enough trips to know when I’m out of my league.  Peru was one such trip.  Based on my

A Beautiful Day in Paris

We landed in Paris around 7AM after our overnight flight, looking forward to our 21-day trip through Paris, Normandy, Champagne, and the Loire.  After transferring to our

Champagne: The Widow Clicquot

A woman who understood how to navigate and seize opportunities during the time of the French Revolution, Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin set about transforming a small family

Sampling Calvados in Normandy

Upon our arrival, we discovered that Normandy is known for primarily two culinary delights: dairy and apple products. The Normande is a breed of dairy cattle from the

Barging Through Champagne

After scouring The Barge Lady’s website and comparing cruise options for Champagne we selected a week-long cruise on the Marne canal aboard the Saroche.  After finalizing

21-Day Itinerary Paris, Normandy, Champagne, Loire & Paris

Purpose: Cuisine & Culture  Description: Luxury - 4-star hotels and canal barge trip through Champagne, private toursGroup Profile: Multi-generationalActivity

Argentine Asado on New Years Eve

The legendary Argentine asado (cookout) originates from the colonization by the Spanish in the 16th century.  Upon the conquistadors’ arrival, the Spanish moved

8-Day Itinerary Mosel & Rhine Regions of Germany

Purpose: Tour Germany River Regions While on a Business TripStops Along the Way: Frankfurt, Cochem, Beilstein, Eltz, Bacharach, St. Goar, MainzDescription: Value price (touring

Discovering the Crisp White Wine of the Mosel Valley

We returned to Cochem later that afternoon on the river boat, once again, gliding past the villages and vineyards of the Mosel River valley.  While others may

Planning a Golf Trip to Scotland

Golf originated in Scotland some time before 1574 in a field stretching along the coastline of the St. Andrews Bay in the North Sea.  The area was developed into the 18-hole

The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The official residence of the British monarch in Scotland since the 1920s, Holyrood Palace is located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, opposite from the Edinburgh

Ailsa, Scotch & Bagpipes at Sunset

  With great anticipation we set off on this beautiful coastal links course positioned on the Ayrshire coastline. As we wound our way around the course, over holes with