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If you are looking for the perfect ski getaway with a unique cozy atmosphere, look no further than the French Alps. Here you’ll be able to soak up the French “joie de vivre” atmosphere, mind-blowing views, and incredible skiing at a surprisingly reasonable price.

If you are looking for the perfect ski getaway with a unique cozy atmosphere, look no further than the French Alps. Here you’ll be able to soak up the French “joie de vivre” atmosphere, mind-blowing views, and incredible skiing at a surprisingly reasonable price.

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A fascinating city to discover all year round Discovering New York for the first time is like being in a movie. New York, the city that never sleeps, with its fantastic atmosphere, its diversity and its mood, is fascinating to discover all year round. Under the snow, New York is lit up by thousands of […]

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Until recently, vacationing in Hawaii had never been an option, having grown up on the East Coast with family in Europe. I’d always thought of the rainbow state as an extension of the US, a few hours beyond California. I did not realize how exotic Hawaii is for us “mainlanders”.

Until recently, vacationing in Hawaii had never been an option, having grown up on the East Coast with family in Europe. I’d always thought of the rainbow state as an extension of the US, a few hours beyond California. I did not realize how exotic Hawaii is for us “mainlanders”.

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LA, the City of Angels, is a big and daunting place, often disappointing to visitors who expect a paradise of palm trees and star-filled streets. The city is in fact a big suburban sprawl interconnected with freeways and big boulevards packed with cars, and doesn’t resemble much of a city, in the traditional sense of […]

LA, the City of Angels, is a big and daunting place, often disappointing to visitors who expect a paradise of palm trees and star-filled streets.

The city is in fact a big suburban sprawl interconnected with freeways and big boulevards packed with cars, and doesn’t resemble much of a city, in the traditional sense of the term, aside from perhaps Downtown.

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As a result of recent massive renovations, Bordeaux has undergone a spectacular urban transformation and has become a prestigious touristic destination in France.

As a result of recent massive renovations, Bordeaux has undergone a spectacular urban transformation and has become a prestigious touristic destination in France.

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Armagnac bottles in Gascony

Savor the gastronomic and oenological delights of Gascony on this food-and-wine focus journey. You spend time on the important stuff – having fun, relaxing and enjoying vacation, while discovering a culture and thousand years of traditions through the eyes of the most passionate Gascon native, Ariane Daguin. The week-long tour includes cultural discovery, gourmet food […]

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Leapard on a tree in Tanzania

  Introduction As one of the most enchanting wildlife parts of the world, Tanzania is the ultimate safari destination offering unparalleled game viewing experiences. Out of the seven selected Natural Wonders of Africa, three of them are in Tanzania: the Kilimanjaro National Park (Mount Kilimanjaro), the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Ngorongoro Crater) and Serengeti National Park […]

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September 22 is officially the last day of summer. While the rest of the world mourns the end of long, hot sunny days, Americans couldn’t be more excited about the arrival of Autumn — or “Fall” as the season is known to Americans.

September 22 is officially the last day of summer. While the rest of the world mourns the end of long, hot sunny days, Americans couldn’t be more excited about the arrival of Autumn — or “Fall” as the season is known to Americans.

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Chicago is well known in America for being a world class city that is manageable. With it’s famous skyscrapers flaunting architectural prowess, and its rich history (think Al Capone and the World Fair of 1893), there’s a lot to discover in Chicago.  

Chicago is well known in America for being a world class city that is manageable. With it’s famous skyscrapers flaunting architectural prowess, and its rich history (think Al Capone and the World Fair of 1893), there’s a lot to discover in Chicago.

 

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Imagine thousands of years of continuous history: woven like the most exotic embroidered silk tapestry (reminiscent of the trade routes of the Silk Road), steeped like the finest tea – deeply rich in heritage. From the days of antiquity: from warlords to emperors to kingdoms, these lands have lived through destinies of dynasties – each […]

Imagine thousands of years of continuous history: woven like the most exotic embroidered silk tapestry (reminiscent of the trade routes of the Silk Road), steeped like the finest tea – deeply rich in heritage. From the days of antiquity: from warlords to emperors to kingdoms, these lands have lived through destinies of dynasties – each with its own cultural & historic significance. Its mystical ancient splendor mixed with the vibrant modernity of its key urban centers gives China an energy and complexity that is unrivaled by any travel destination.

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Introduction Discreet, yet charming and beautiful, Slovenia is a true hidden gem. Tucked away between Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary, Slovenia offers mesmerizing landscapes for nature lovers. Here, you will find anything that you need to enjoy a relaxing and unforgettable vacation. The capital, Ljubljana dates back to the Middle Ages, rebuilt under the Austrian […]

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Introduction South Africa is the ideal destination to mix various themes as a safari, cosmopolitan cities, diverse art, culture and history , golf, beaches, excellent wine and food and stunning scenery. South Africa is a land of contrasts blending traditional ‘African ways’ with those that are more current and European. With an abundance of activities […]

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For me, San Francisco is one of the few cities where it was love at first sight. There are so many cities I have grown to love, but with San Francisco, I didn’t need to grow into it, I loved it immediately. With the breathtaking views of city by the bay at nearly ever hilltop, […]

For me, San Francisco is one of the few cities where it was love at first sight. There are so many cities I have grown to love, but with San Francisco, I didn’t need to grow into it, I loved it immediately.

With the breathtaking views of city by the bay at nearly ever hilltop, charming neighborhoods filled with boutiques and delicious restaurants, parks, San Francisco just hits the spot every time.

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ski slovenie

As winter settles in, the first snowfalls will make anyone dream of an escape to the mountains. Ski resorts vary a lot between America’s East and West. Ski resort in the Rockies are fantastic for all levels, but particularly enticing for the experienced skier.  

As winter settles in, the first snowfalls will make anyone dream of an escape to the mountains. Ski resorts vary a lot between America’s East and West. Ski resort in the Rockies are fantastic for all levels, but particularly enticing for the experienced skier.

 

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Travel is a year-round option. Everyone picks & chooses their travel dates to suit their needs and desires to optimize their experience. However, the most ideal perfect “voyage” journeys that fulfill dreams take planning – the true landmarks of Véronique at Veronic Travel – her diligence and expertise.

Travel is a year-round option. Everyone picks & chooses their travel dates to suit their needs and desires to optimize their experience. However, the most ideal perfect “voyage” journeys that fulfill dreams take planning – the true landmarks of Véronique at Veronic Travel – her diligence and expertise.

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