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10 Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

  This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday – the timing couldn’t be better to romance your honey all weekend long.  But where do you go and what do you do? No worries… we’ve put together a list of our Top 10 Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day. Each destination includes a brief description of fun things to do and a link to sightseeing tours and activities. Have fun celebrating with your sweetie and make it a Valentine’s Day to remember. 1.  San Francisco, CA It’s no secret that San Francisco is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities …

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Springtime in Paris – 7 Fun Things To Do & See

Paris in the Spring! What a perfect time of year (beat the crowds and the heat) to visit what many people believe to be the most romantic city in the world. Cruise along the picturesque Seine River, visit world-class museums (Musee d’Orsay is our favorite) and historical monuments, admire beautiful flowering gardens of Tuileries, Luxembourg and Versailles, stroll along the scenic boulevard of St. Germain-des-Pres and enjoy coffee, pastries and people-watching at one of the quaint sidewalk cafes. Explore Paris at your own leisurely pace or take one of these fun guided tours:

Versailles Tours and Fountain Shows: Top Palace of Versailles Tours from Paris, France

Versailles makes a fun day trip from Paris. Allow plenty of time to walk around the palace and gardens at your leisure and admire the views – or take a professionally guided tour and learn about the history of Chateau de Versailles. See where the historic Treaty of Versailles (peace settlement signifying the end of World War I) was signed on June 28, 1919. Tour Louis XIV’s and Marie Antoinette’s Royal Apartments (the Grand Apartments), the exquisite Royal Chapel and the stunning Hall of Mirrors (one of the most famous rooms in the world). Explore the spectacular Gardens of Versailles …

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World’s Best Cities – Top 10 Overall, Europe’s Top 10 and U.S. & Canada’s Top 10 Cities

Every year we look forward to Travel & Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards.” We love it when our “City by the Bay” makes the list – and our hometowns too (London and New York)! And of course we always like to see if our favorite destinations are mentioned 🙂 Looks like one of our cities made the “Overall Best Cities” list – can you guess which one? Two made it into the Top 10 U.S Cities (way to go, San Francisco!)… and one of our all-time favorite destinations (Florence) ranked highly in two categories.

Top International Cities – Top 10 Europe, Top 10 Asia

  Can you guess which European and Asian cities topped Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards? The Top 10 European Cities and Top 10 Asian Cities include those that are famous for their history, art, culture, architecture, breathtaking scenery, shopping, nightlife and fabulous food. Check out the top cities around the world before planning your next vacation.

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