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Ticino: A Little Bit of Italy in Switzerland

Added by 6 years ago

Ticino: a charming little Swiss town with as much Italy as Italia herself.

Italy’s Food and Drink

Added by 4 years ago

“When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore,” sang crooner Dean Martin. Nowhere do the lyrics ring truer than in northern Italy, the upper portion of the boot-shaped country where reg...

Romantic Escapes: Sneak Away this Valentine’s Day

Added by 5 years ago

If one were to define romance, it would be bubbly champagne, delectable chocolates, pink hearts and red velvet roses. But when a loved one’s directive is “send me no flowers,” it just may be time for a seductive es...

Montreal’s Jazz Festival

Added by 5 years ago

Start with Canada’s Cultural Capital.  Add a celeb-packed entertainment roster. Throw in noon-to-midnight concerts (about 500 of them) over 10 days of fun.  Voilà! — it’s Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, ww...

Visiting Scotland’s Distilleries to Sample Whiskey

Added by 5 years ago

It’s no secret that the land of kilts and castles, haggis and haddock, is historically linked to liquor.  Scotland is where 500 years of whisky making is revered, but certainly not routine.  The country’s “liquid gold...

The World’s Best Hiking Spots

Added by 4 years ago

The faint chime of cowbells amid a high altitude backdrop, an up-close-and-personal view of a snow topped “wedding cake” mountain and an impulsive dip in a natural springs pool only yards from the crashing sea; all ar...

New Mexico Spa is Japanese Inspired

Added by 3 years ago

Reminiscent of a Japanese onsen (hot springs), Ten Thousand Waves is an Asian-inspired mountain spa perched on a hillside surrounded by pinon and juniper trees in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The luxury retreat’s 1981 beginn...

An Alternative Hike to Machu Picchu

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Hidden from modern civilization until Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham discovered Machu Picchu in 1911, the Peruvian site is a relative newcomer to the world’s stage of not-to-be-missed wonders. Named the “lost cit...

An Insider’s Guide to London

Added by 5 years ago

A journey across the pond (translation: the Atlantic Ocean) is more than a change of latitude.  Indeed, a visit to London is a trip to the past. But it’s much more. Yes, English is spoken, albeit the Queen’s Eng...