The View Is Fantastic

We enjoyed dinner on August 26th at the delightful Hotel Ruebezahl at the foot of the mountains where two of King Ludwig’s castles, Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, are located. It was a balmy evening, the calm and warm before the storm, as it has rained most of today (Friday the 27th) Here are some shots from […]

Escape the heat, come to Germany in August

I’ve been living and working in Germany since 1989 and there is one trend that cannot be denied – summer ends the first week of August. Maybe not by the calendar, but by the thermometer. While it can be hot in June and July and even April sometimes (while May is nearly always very mild) […]

Musicians entertain in Bonn

Two young musicians entertain their fan club in the marketplace of Bonn, Germany. The former capital of Germany is a sleepy little place now, nestled against the bank of the Rhein. On a Sunday afternoon, you hardly even feel as if you’re in a major city, much less a former capital of this great nation.

Travel and Experience Germany in October

Bacharach on the Rhein River is one of the stops on this wonderful autumn tour October is a fine time of the year to experience Germany small group tours. The kids are all back in school meaning the roads are not as congested with holiday travelers. The air is crisp and clear, the nights are […]

Villefranche-sur-Mer

A shot taken along the beautiful Cote d’Azur in early August.

Travels around Provence and the Luberon

Jenean and I admit that scouting for future tours is our most favorite part of our jobs. Driving around, visiting villages and towns, locating hotels and restaurants and other unique places to take our future clients is an absolute joy and never feels like work. Of course, we are working, but it’s deliciously fun. We […]

Want to Travel in 2011? Reserve Now Please

Prime dates are going faster than usual for 2011 mainly due to pent-up demand from 2008 and 2009 when people choose to stay at home. If you have dreams of seeing Europe in style, start the process now in order to travel when you want to go.

Riding into Venice in Style

We enter with our group of eight this afternoon into the heart of Venice where we’re staying two nights at a lovely hotel in the San Marco district. It’s hot in Venice, so what better way to cool off than with a quick trip via water taxi?