THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN LONDON

  I remember when I went to London for the first time — I was so afraid I was going to miss something! I quickly realized that the city is too expansive and rich to “do” in a single visit.  London is the type of place that beckons you to return to explore and experience. The hard part is…

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TOP 3 REASONS TO VISIT IRELAND

  1. Landscape From the jagged cliffs of the Wild Atlantic Way to the mysterious yet stunning Giant’s Causeway, the coastline of Ireland is one of the most magnificent coastal routes in the World.  And, wow — the charming villages and pastoral countryside are as welcoming as the delightful people of Ireland.  Plus, a ride around the Ring of…

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DREAMING OF TUSCANY

1. Florence Known as the “Birthplace of the Renaissance” and the capital city of Italy’s Tuscany Region, Florence is home to an abundance of Renaissance art and architecture. The beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce is the final resting place for Renaissance painter Michaelangelo and scientist Galileo Galilei. A visit to Florence would not be complete without seeing Michaelangelo’s “David” Statue…

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TO BALI AND BEYOND

Guest post by Andy Davis BALI: For some “off the grid” R&R, unplug and recharge in the tropical paradise of Bali.  In spite of the “Eat Pray Love” buzz that made it a top travel destination in the past few years, there are still many spots on the island that feel like a well-kept secret.  Canggu (pronounced “Chan-goo”) is…

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YOU ONLY HAVE 18 SUMMERS

How do you make the BEST family memories?  On an adventurous family getaway that has everyone all smiles!  Try new things together, build unbreakable bonds, and show your children how incredible their whole wide world is. Explore some of our favorite family vacations that don’t require a theme park pass! 1.  An All Inclusive: Sun, sand, surf … and…

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PARIS IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

Bonjour! I come to you today as a self-proclaimed “Francophile” — lover of all things French!  I’m in love with France — its architecture, people, culture, etc!  I think this admiration is partly due to my growing up in Louisiana, so rich in French heritage and influence.  Plus, after delving into family geneaology, I have discovered that some of…

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