Discover France’s Secret Villages

Discover France’s Secret Villages

Walking in the Maritime Alps leads to the Mediterranean CoastRocky, snowcapped Alps tumble down to the dazzling waters of the Mediterranean coast along the French and Italian border. My love of France and its sleepy villages fueled my choice to hike through this...
Cruise Iceland to discover the land of puffins, elves and fjords.

Cruise Iceland to discover the land of puffins, elves and fjords.

Despite its name, only 10% of Iceland is actually covered in ice. In fact, the country about the size of Maine, is gloriously green. Wildflower fields, lush meadows, and rich tundra blanket a landscape of astonishing variety: black sand beaches, tumbling waterfalls,...
The Ultimate Cruise and Cuisine in Burgundy

The Ultimate Cruise and Cuisine in Burgundy

The mere name Burgundy evokes splendid wines, fine cellars and epicurean feasts. Now the secret is out among wine and food connoisseurs — the best way to sample it all is aboard a luxury barge slowly gliding down the Burgundy canals. If you’re independent,...
The Secret to Finding Alpine Magic in Switzerland

The Secret to Finding Alpine Magic in Switzerland

Head to Zermatt, Switzerland for spectacular powder runs, stunning trails and the romantic charm of an idyllic Alpine village.  Matterhorn Magic Breath-taking views of the Matterhorn mountain accompany you on trails and slopes when you ski or hike in Zermatt,...
Romantic Getaway in the Vineyards of Sonoma County

Romantic Getaway in the Vineyards of Sonoma County

From the moment I pulled into the discrete entrance to the Kenwood Inn and Spa, I felt like I’d returned to Tuscany.  I almost expected the friendly Concierge to welcome me with the familiar greeting — Ciao Bella. Yes, it really feels like Italy; from the...