Put Thailand on Your Travel List!

Put Thailand on Your Travel List!

When I told a stranger that I was taking a Girlfriend Getaway to Thailand, they looked puzzled. “Why would you take a group of women to that country? What would you possibly do there?” I was equally puzzled by their reaction. “What would I do?” I had been to Thailand...
Villa del Balbianello

Villa del Balbianello

I have visited Lake Como on a number of occasions. From the first time I laid eyes on the setting, I was in love. In love with the luscious gardens protected by thick, stone walls. In love with the sleek sailboats of the rich and famous. In love with the small, cobble...
TEN FUN FACTS about Liechtenstein

TEN FUN FACTS about Liechtenstein

There is something super enjoyable about saying the word “Liechtenstein” (Leeck-ten-shtine). Go ahead, say it out loud and see if you agree. Our recent tour took us to Liechtenstein, where we enjoyed a gorgeous lunch of a bright salad, traditional beef stroganoff, and...
Conquering Jet Lag

Conquering Jet Lag

If you travel quickly across multiple time zones, you will likely suffer from the temporary condition known as jet lag. Your body’s internal clock (that tells you when to sleep and when to wake) needs time to get synched to a new schedule. In the meantime it...
Celebrating Italian Cuisine

Celebrating Italian Cuisine

Italian cuisine is simple. My Italian friend gasped when she opened up my heavily stocked spice cupboard typical of American households. “Why would anyone need so many spices?!” she complained. (After visiting her kitchen I clearly understood why she was overwhelmed....

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