Shakespeare and More in London

Rivaled only by New York for the title of “world’s best theater city,” London is an ideal place to see a stage play. Shakespeare’s Globe For starters, go to Shakespeare’s Globe, a meticulously designed replica of the venue where the world’s most-produced playwright premiered many of his works. Shakespeare’s Globe sits along the River Thames, […]

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Paris with Kids: Left Bank

When planning a trip to Paris, most people think of romantic couples escapes, but there are plenty of places to visit in Paris with kids! Take the family to one or more of the below places on the left bank and you’ll discover Paris as a family destination: Rue Mouffetard Go in the early morning […]

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Costa Rica’s Cloud Forest

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve spans six ecological zones, rests 4,662 ft above sea level and features an abundance of biodiversity. While you can do self-guided tours, I’d definitely recommend one guided by a professional.  The forest is just too large and has too many species for you to experience on your own. Your guides […]

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A Day in Paris

This morning you are in for a treat.  You will depart at 9:30am from Quai Anatole France near the Musée d’Orsay for your cruise on the Seine and St. Martin canal.  There will be commentary in French and English for your cruise.  Pass the Tuileries Gardens, the Louvre, Pont des Arts, Île de la Cité […]

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Wine Time in Paris

Boasting some of the best grape-growing and wine-making regions in the world—from Burgundy to Bordeaux—France feels like heaven to serious oenophiles. Even if you’re not a wine aficionado, no trip to Paris is complete without a sampling of the grapes. That’s why a wine tasting is the perfect Paris activity. O Chateau (68, rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau) offers […]

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