When to travel where

Europe: Price/Seasonality:  High season goes from June to mid September, when trans-Atlantic air is at a premium.  Low season is during the winter.  Mid season is fall and winter. Weather:  Weather is best from mid Spring to mid Fall. Best time to travel:  Mid September to mid-October is best in terms of pricing and weather. Hawaii: Price/Seasonality:  High season is[…]

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All Aboard!! Travel the railways

Have you always wanted to enjoy the romance of a good train ride as part of a vacation-journey?  And you know already that Amtrak just isn’t going to cut it?  Let me suggest one of the following European itineraries, to enjoy train travel at its finest. Spain:  Barcelona, Madrid, Seville (high speed trains) Italy:  Rome, Florence, Venice (high speed trains) London &[…]

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Paradores: Intimate charm in Spain

Looking for a unique way to experience Spain?  Paradores are government-operated upscale and luxury accommodations in historic buildings such as convents, castles, and palaces.  Other properties in the collection are modern built but located in special settings.  Paradores also feature the region’s culinary specialties and range in size and property amenities. There are 93 paradores across Spain with an average size of[…]

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