Italy

  • Monterosso, Italy

    The Day Train from Genoa

    OK, let’s say you’re in Italy.  The spectacular Cinque Terre and its charming seaside villages beckon.  But you don’t have the budget to stay on the coast for several days.  What to do? One great (and frankly underused) option is to stay relatively cheaply in Genoa, and take day trips […]

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  • Our Adult Trips are Coming!

    Our Adult Trips are Coming!

    Well, it’s happening.  Really!  After two decades of creating travel opportunities for students, our first adult trips are on the way!  We have chosen Costa Rica and Italy as our kickoff destinations and will soon be publicizing the trips to active adult groups around the country. It is all part of […]

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  • Italy Top Luxury Destination

    Italy Top Luxury Destination

    Italy still has some serious travel panache.  In a fall survey of hundreds of travel agents, Italy beat out all comers as the most desirable destination for affluent travelers. In the survey of professional travel bookers, Italy beat out European river cruises, always a strong market in recent years, as […]

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  • Wow! Can you get away this winter?

    Wow! Can you get away this winter?

    It wasn’t that long ago that Norwegian Airlines announced shockingly low airfares to Europe from major US markets.  And now another European upstart is shaking things up once again….in a big way. Iceland based Wow Air is blowing away any financial excuses most of us have about getting to Europe this […]

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  • The Traghettos of Venice

    The Traghettos of Venice

    Whenever Michon and I travel, we like to learn new stuff and pass that along to others.  And very often, what we learn becomes part of one of our custom adult trips.  The inside knowledge that we pick up in spots across the globe is too cool not to share […]

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  • Venice by Morning Light

    Venice by Morning Light

    Venice is magical.  Its many moods, and its bustling, winding streets and alleyways are unique in the world.   Michon and I have found that the best way to have the city to ourselves is to rise early, and venture out for a couple of perfect hours.  The sights are […]

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