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Venice

Venice

It there is one thing I enjoy more about visiting Venice is taking friends there for the first time. After a week in Tuscany, our good friends, Barbara and Ken Kopald joined Jerry and I for three days in Venice. European trains are so easy and economical. A great way...

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A Summer at the Villa

A Summer at the Villa

You don’t have to take a trip to Italy to dream of someday discovering and restoring an old farmhouse in Tuscany. It’s the theme of best-selling movies and books. Lucky us, for the second summer in a row, Jerry, and I have lived the fruits of this dream thanks to our...

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Need a Budget Weekend Getaway? Visit Lisbon

Need a Budget Weekend Getaway? Visit Lisbon

If you’re short of funds and time but really want to get away, check out Lisbon. It’s a fun affordable place to visit for a short weekend without blowing your travel budget. A busy year had tapped out my budget and filled my calendar. But the urge to travel while the...

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Vicki’s Foodie Blog From Paris: Part 2

Vicki’s Foodie Blog From Paris: Part 2

Welcome back! Next, it was time to take a break from all this rugged bread and meats and sample Paris’ most popular sweet...the Macaron! These are colorful little cookies that come in assorted colors and an unlimited array of flavors. Everyone and I do mean everyone,...

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Vicki’s Foodie Blog From Paris: Part 1

Vicki’s Foodie Blog From Paris: Part 1

Going to Paris? Be sure to ask your friends, that have been there, what they enjoyed the most and the least about their trip. It’s a great way to discover new adventures and avoid the bad ones. I recently mentioned to a friend that I was heading to Paris. She...

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