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Patty and Susan in Paris!

Patty Levering, a travel agent out of Pennsylvania, won our booking contest drawing back in the fall of 2010. The prize? A trip to Paris! How’d it go? Let’s find out… April in Paris! On a recent trip arranged by Avanti … Continue reading

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Can IBM’s Watson, the “Smartest Machine on Earth”, Become the World’s Best Sommelier?

People that “really” know me can attest to the fact that I’m a huge Jeopardy fan. If you are too, then you know that this week Ken Jennings, who won 74 consecutive matches, and Brad Rutter, the biggest all-time money … Continue reading

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Pascale’s Parisian Culinary Adventures

Bonjour and Happy Thanksgiving! My favorite celebration holiday is just around the corner and soon we’ll all be dining on a delicious moist turkey and succulent stuffing with all the trimmings, mashed potatoes submerged in a pool of gravy, with … Continue reading

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European Public Transportation and City Cards

Prague, Czech Republic - Hlavni NadraziWe have all heard about Europe’s extensive rail system and how high speed trains can whisk passengers from one city-center to another in less time than a jetliner. Did you know that most European cities also have a local transportation system that is just as efficient?

Many European cities incorporate a network of local trains, buses, subways, trams, trolleys, and even canal buses to put virtually every corner of the city at your fingertips! Combine this with the network of high-speed trains and you literally have door-to-door service all across Europe! Continue reading

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Spooky Spots

With a long history, Europe offers some of the world’s spookiest spots. Here is a list of my top 5 sights with fright – Continue reading

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Paris – Right Bank or Left Bank?

Paris, France - Moulin RougeNo, we’re not talking about which bank is giving the best exchange rate.

Paris seems to be one city that where travelers are totally lost as to which area they prefer their accommodations. Even in London, people have some sort of generalized idea, whether it’s Mayfair, Knightsbridge or Kensington. This could be because each area of Paris is unique and has been considered a “hot-spot” at different times throughout Paris’ history. Continue reading

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Seine-sational Savings

One of the iconic European cities, Paris never fails to bring beauty and a bit of magic back into the world. Get ready for a feast for the eyes and savor these world renowned sights without spending one EuroCent! Continue reading

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