These are just some of my favorite destinations and a few of the exciting experiences waiting for you in each of them.
Every region in Spain has a unique culture of its own, and all are waiting for you. There are sunny islands, rolling vineyards, historical sites, and so many culinary delights.
Relish the Moorish architecture at the Alhambra in Granada
Clap to the sounds of a seductive flamenco show in Seville
Devour a delicious paella in Valencia
Be soul-filled by La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
Bar hop for mouthwatering tapas in San Sebastian
Go wine tasting in Haro
Explore the Prado Museum in Madrid
Take a dip in the refreshing beaches of the Island of Majorca
Enjoy an excursion to the mesmerizing city of Morocco
Audrey Hepurn once said “Paris is always a good idea”. But allow me to go further, and say that all of France is a good idea.
Enjoy a croissant and an espresso with locals at an outdoor cafe
Retrace the steps of D-day on the beaches of Normandy
Soak in the beauty of Mont-Saint-Michel and its mystical abbey as night falls
Float on a thrilling hot air balloon over a Chateaux in the Loire Valley
Take a cooking class in a chef’s home in Provence
Create your own perfume at a workshop in Nice
Shop in luxury boutiques in Monaco
Go wine tasting in world famous vineyards in Bordeaux
Climb the Eiffel Tower and cruise on the Seine in Paris
Few countries in the world combine history, art, fashion, and food so effortlessly. There is so much to do in this magnificent country.
Ride a gondola through the romantic canals of Venice
Shop for recipe ingredients and cook with a chef in Florence
Stroll a waterfront promenade under wisteria drenched villas around the heavenly Lake Como
Sip locally made limoncello on the cliffside resort of Sorrento overlooking the Bay of Naples
Go searching for truffles with a hunter and his dog and taste them at his home in Périgord
Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii
Indulge in a culinary walking tour where you can taste cheeses, prosciutto, pizza, pastas, gelatos, and wine in Rome
Greece is where archeological ruins, volcanic cliffs, and white houses with blue shutters meet the sparkling Mediterranean sea.
Take in a glorious sunset from your private infinity pool in Santorini
Dance the night away in world famous night clubs in Mykonos
Sail in a private yacht around the island of Milos
Swim in the pink sand beaches of Crete
Float in the hidden sea caves Zakynthos
Travel back in time at the Acropolis in Athens
Climb the heaven-kissing monasteries in Meteora
Sip on ouzo while enjoying authentic Mediterranean cuisine by the crystal blue sea
Germany has spectacular scenery. From half-timbered villages with cobblestone streets to mighty rivers dotted with castles and churches, there is so much to discover and do in this country.
Enjoy a frothy beer and warm pretzel in a beer garden in Munich
Drive fast on the heart pumping autobahn
Hike or ski the heavenly Bernese Alps
Visit a sobering concentration camp in Dachau
Daydream of in the fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein in Füssen
Savor a strudel in the medieval town of Rothenburg
Cruise down the relaxing Rhine river and visit romantic riverside villages
Costa Rica is known for its majestic scenery, rich culture, and friendly hospitality. It's a perfect destination for adventure lovers and ecotourists, with its many outdoor activities and biologically diverse national parks.
Soar above the rainforest on the longest zipline in Latin America
Spot sloths, monkeys, and toucans in Manuel Antonio National Park
Feel the exhilaration of white water rafting down the Pacuare River
Visit an aboriginal village and have lunch with the locals
Relax in the natural hot springs overlooking the Arenal Volcano
Sail, snorkel, surf, and sport fish in Tamarindo beach
Walk through the cloud forest canopy on hanging bridges
Go horseback riding on a secluded beach
My packing list will make your trip preparation quicker, easier and fun.