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Destination: Scotland

Jul 23rd, 2014 Destination Guides, Europe

As the summer sun fades, we head to Scotland to see expanses of greenery transform into burnished coppers and flaming reds. Join us for a fall foray in and around Glasgow and St Andrews as we walk among artists, golfers and ghosts, visiting manor houses, castles, gardens, woodland theaters and the spectacular countryside. St Andrews… Read More

Forgotten Philippines- The Palawan Story

Jul 21st, 2014 Asia, Greg Garcia

“Palawan is not just another Philippine island, it is considered the Last Frontier,” said Celia Amado, our engaging flight attendant. We were aloft in a small 19-seat Dormier Aircraft headed for the bucolic village of El Nido perched at the northern tip of the island. The fact that the pilot had his eyes glued to… Read More

Destination: Azores

Jun 4th, 2014 Destination Guides, Europe

Portugal doesn’t end on Europe’s mainland. An archipelago made up of nine volcanic islands in the warm waters off Portugal’s Atlantic coast, the Azores are only two hours from Lisbon and four hours from the East Coast of the United States. Far less commercial and traveled than other European destinations, these islands are full of… Read More

Destination: Portugal

May 8th, 2014 Destination Guides, Europe

Standing in the shadow of Spain, Portugal is the place to go if you want Mediterranean flavor that’s a bit off the beaten trail. Explore this ancient seafaring nation to try its edible specialties, sip port and discover heritage wonders tucked into a sunny landscape full of sheep, vineyards and olives. Évora – A City… Read More

Destination: Spain

Apr 17th, 2014 Destination Guides, Europe, Europe, Spain

When you visit Spain in the summer, you’ll get to experience a wondrous variety of cultures, landscapes, climates and cuisine. You’ll also get to explore palace gardens, turquoise coves, whitewashed Andalusian hamlets and oak-dappled countrysides. However you travel, it’s certain to be a summer to remember. The Golden City of Salamanca Like most university towns,… Read More

Destination: Tuscany

Apr 1st, 2014 Destination Guides, Europe

The sunny Italian region of Tuscany provides infinite allure for travelers. Artists, winemakers, monks and merchants make their home in the rustic medieval hilltop hamlets, rolling hills of olives and wine, bucolic farmlands strewn with poppies and sunflowers, and marvelous cities sush as Florence. Read on to discover our favorite Tuscan treasures. Florence – The… Read More