Hampton Court Garden Festival & Gardens of England Tour
Dec 12, 2019  By support 

June 30-July 11, 2020, escorted by Susan Mulvihill Photo courtesy of Bourton House Gardens This 10-day tour visits the most beautiful gardens of central England including icons such as Highgrove House, Hampton Court Palace and Beth Chatto. The itinerary covers a variety of garden styles, stately homes, and castles, as well as drives through the […]

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French Gardens, Chateaus and Paris: June 7-18, 2019
Jan 25, 2019  By support 

General info: 12 days, 3 home bases, 10 gardens + a garden festival. All breakfasts included, plus 3 lunches and 3 dinners. Cost includes flights from Seattle to Paris and Paris to Seattle, hotels, private coach, trip escort, entrance to gardens and other attractions.   Flight info:  June 7 –  Delta 34  Seattle to Paris  1:21 pm;  […]

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Sniff – Swirl – Sip and Enjoy
Aug 02, 2018  By support 

I was approached by a lovely lady well over 30 years ago who asked me to plan a trip to France taking in some of the various wine regions in that country. My ignorance was such that I had NO idea just how many wonderful regions in France grow fabulous wine, nor did I know […]

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Ocean vs. River cruising: Which one is right for you?
Jul 04, 2018  By support 

  When it comes to taking a cruise on a river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports. But each one comes with its own unique perks, and depending on your specific needs for your next trip, you might find that […]

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Pacific NW Coastal Wine Cruise & Baja – JUST ADD WATER
May 30, 2018  By support 

Pacific NW Coastal Wine Cruise & Baja – JUST ADD WATER John Allen – Vino A Wine Shop September 19-29, 2018 Scenic shorelines, noteworthy wineries, fascinating cities, tantalizing cuisine, iconic experiences and unpack just twice!! Join us on this 11day, 10 night package which includes 7 nights sailing and 3 nights at a fabulous hotel […]

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Unique Gifts For Travel Lovers
May 23, 2018  By support 

Stumped about what to get the traveler in your life? Try these ideas! When it comes time to buy a travel-loving friend a gift, it’s easy to feel stuck on what to get. Journals are great — but not all travelers are journalers, and those that are often have at least a few blank ones […]

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Wine Themed Cruise/Tour offered by CDA Cellars and Kimber Gates
Apr 05, 2018  By support 

Wine Themed Cruise/Tour offered by CDA Cellars and Kimber Gates Bordeaux, Basque Lands & Brittany Sept. 19 – Oct. 03, 2018 Optional extension in Lisbon Oct. 3-5   Wed. Sept 19, 2018 Arrange your own air to London from where ever you wish.   Thu. Sept 20, 2018 Guide – meets group in the London […]

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Traveler’s Guide to Coffee Around the World
Mar 21, 2018  By support 

Your Cup Of Joe Around The World Traveler’s Guide to Coffee Around the World Travelling can be exhausting. Whether it’s an early train ride to the next city or the third full day of touring the Louvre, sometimes even non-coffee drinkers need a pick-me up in the form of that caffeinated nectar of the gods. […]

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Wine is an Individual Adventure for Your Palette
Feb 07, 2018  By support 

I was approached by a lovely lady well over 30 years ago who asked me to plan a trip to France taking in some of the various wine regions in that country. My ignorance was such that I had NO idea just how many wonderful regions in France grow fabulous wine, nor did I know […]

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