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Climbing Mount Teide – Spain’s Tallest Mountain

Climbing Mount Teide – Spain’s Tallest Mountain

EUROPE, LUXURY TOURS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SITES TO SEE, SPAIN
Tenerife is a fascinating island with much more to see than just its beautiful black sand beaches along the southern coast, and its historical towns along the northern part of the island.  In the middle of the Island of Tenerife…
Tenerife is a fascinating island with much more to see than just its beautiful black sand beaches along the southern coast, and its historical towns along the northern part of the island.  In the…
Festival of the Crosses in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Festival of the Crosses in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SITES TO SEE, SPAIN
The Fiesta de las Cruces or Cruz de Mayo (In English  “Festival of the Crosses” or “May Cross”) is a holiday celebrated on the third of May in many parts of Spain. I was very lucky to be in Tenerife this year and be part of it.…
The Fiesta de las Cruces or Cruz de Mayo (In English  “Festival of the Crosses” or “May Cross”) is a holiday celebrated on the third of May in many parts of Spain. I was very lucky to be in Tenerife this…
Miniature Sagrada Familia by Gaudi – Colonia Guell

Miniature Sagrada Familia by Gaudi – Colonia Guell

LUXURY TOURS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SPAIN
Allow me to tell you the fascinating story of Colònia Güell and how it came to house a miniature Sagrada Familia designed by Gaudi and like the original, unfinished. A short ride from Barcelona to Colònia Güell in the town of Santa…
Allow me to tell you the fascinating story of Colònia Güell and how it came to house a miniature Sagrada Familia designed by Gaudi and like the original, unfinished. A short ride from Barcelona to…
Lucca Italy – Tuscany

Lucca Italy – Tuscany

EUROPE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY
On one of our first trips to Europe we decided to follow a friends recommendation to stay in a little-known town called Lucca Italy.   Arriving by train, we were astonished to see a Renaissance city complete with 60 foot walls surrounded by…
On one of our first trips to Europe we decided to follow a friends recommendation to stay in a little-known town called Lucca Italy.   Arriving by train, we were astonished to see a Renaissance city complete…
Top 10 Best Santorini Beaches

Top 10 Best Santorini Beaches

GREECE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Santorini offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean Sea. Most of Santorini beaches have the famous black volcanic sand and deep blue waters that any visitor to the island remembers. Some beaches have red or white sand with…
Santorini offers some of the finest beaches in the Aegean Sea. Most of Santorini beaches have the famous black volcanic sand and deep blue waters that any visitor to the island remembers. Some beaches…
Pelekanos – Santorini Restaurant Oia

Pelekanos – Santorini Restaurant Oia

EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, GREECE
In Oia Santorini, we noticed a small sign while walking along one of the picturesque, narrow sidewalks.  It pointed to Pelekanos, (in English “Pelican”) an upstairs bar/restaurant. It does not look like a restaurant from the entrance.  Since it was…
In Oia Santorini, we noticed a small sign while walking along one of the picturesque, narrow sidewalks.  It pointed to Pelekanos, (in English “Pelican”) an upstairs bar/restaurant. It does not look like a restaurant…
Canaves Oia Suites Santorini

Canaves Oia Suites Santorini

GREECE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS
Santorini is one of those dreamy islands; people want to stay forever watching the breathtaking sunsets and white cliffside buildings.  Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites offers a wonderful getaway with a feast for the eyes and the other senses. These 17th century canaves…
Santorini is one of those dreamy islands; people want to stay forever watching the breathtaking sunsets and white cliffside buildings.  Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites offers a wonderful getaway with a feast for the eyes and…
Fish Tank Pedicure in “Kissingfish” Spa, Santorini

Fish Tank Pedicure in “Kissingfish” Spa, Santorini

GREECE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Wandering the streets of Santorini we came across a Fish Spa called “Kissingfish“.  I had seen these in the media and had always wondered what a “fish pedicure” might feel like.     Living in Florida. we wear open toed shoes most days.…
Wandering the streets of Santorini we came across a Fish Spa called “Kissingfish“.  I had seen these in the media and had always wondered what a “fish pedicure” might feel like.     Living in…
Sites to See in Athens Greece

Sites to See in Athens Greece

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY TOURS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SITES TO SEE
Athens has been on my bucket list for ages.  When I found out that TBEX was holding its Europeon conference in Athens I signed up immediately.   Knowing that my time was limited in Athens, I signed up for a…
Athens has been on my bucket list for ages.  When I found out that TBEX was holding its Europeon conference in Athens I signed up immediately.   Knowing that my time was limited in…
You Snooze You Lose

You Snooze You Lose

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY HOTELS
One of the difficulties of flying to Europe is the arrival at the crack of dawn after an overnight flight. Wouldn’t it be nice if you arrived and got to check into your hotel as soon as you arrived? Here’s my latest adventure on…
One of the difficulties of flying to Europe is the arrival at the crack of dawn after an overnight flight. Wouldn’t it be nice if you arrived and got to check into your hotel as soon as you…
Our Mediterranean Cruise on Splendour of the Seas Cruise Ship, Full Overview

Our Mediterranean Cruise on Splendour of the Seas Cruise Ship, Full Overview

EUROPE, LUXURY CRUISES
I’ve always dreamed of going on a Mediterranean Cruise.   This past summer we decided on a family vacation cruising through the Mediterranean.  Cruising the Mediterranean is a walking history book for kids and families.  Seeing places like Ephesus with…
I’ve always dreamed of going on a Mediterranean Cruise.   This past summer we decided on a family vacation cruising through the Mediterranean.  Cruising the Mediterranean is a walking history book for kids and…
Mediterranean Family Cruise – Planning Tips

Mediterranean Family Cruise – Planning Tips

EUROPE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY CRUISES
  Taking a cruise is one of the best ways for families to see the Mediterranean.  It’s so easy. You just get onto the ship and into your cabin.  Then, the ports and destinations come to you!  They work well…
  Taking a cruise is one of the best ways for families to see the Mediterranean.  It’s so easy. You just get onto the ship and into your cabin.  Then, the ports and destinations…
My Top 5 Favorite Destinations

My Top 5 Favorite Destinations

EUROPE, GREECE, LUXURY CUBA VACATION, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, SPAIN
There are some places I’ve been that have stayed with me more than others, which are impossible to forget.  When I travel I collect memories.  Memories that will stay with me for many years.  I expect that the snapshots of these travels…
There are some places I’ve been that have stayed with me more than others, which are impossible to forget.  When I travel I collect memories.  Memories that will stay with me for many years.…