Top Wineries to Visit in the World

    Chateau Soutard, Bordeaux, France Visit Chateau Soutard in Saint-Emilion where you can engage in a “Winemaker for a Day” class (with hands-on experience in the vines and winery),

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How Haute Are You?

  Haute is a word bandied about so much that I think it has somehow lost its original meaning as it pertains to all things luxury.  Subtly makes haute humble. 

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Paris, how do I love thee?  Let me count the ways….

              My love affair with Paris began as a young school girl when I read Alexandre Dumas’ Count of Montecristo and Three Musketeers.  I

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How to Spend Valentine’s Day in London

    If you are looking for the last minute getaway consider some of these truly amazing properties such as the newly redone five-star Franklin Hotel in Knightsbridge.  This luxury

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How to Spend Valentine’s Day in London

                If you are looking for the last minute getaway consider some of these truly amazing properties such as the newly redone five-star

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Let’s remember why Paris and The Ritz Hotel are so damn sexy!

Let’s remember why Paris and The Ritz Hotel are so damn sexy!

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Let’s remember why Paris and The Ritz Hotel are so damn sexy!

Let’s remember why Paris and The Ritz Hotel are so damn sexy!

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It’s Agatha Christie Minus the Murder (Sort of)

  I love trains.  Well let me be clear.  While I spent the significant part of my life jumping on the IRT, BMT, and LIRR in New York City, I’ve

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Why I like 007 Shaken not Stirred

  When I watch a 007 James Bond film I am not entirely convinced that he is only a fictitious character.  After all,  he represents modern day heroes (from the

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Vic’s Picks:  25 Great Travel Tips

Always put your money and credit cards in your front pockets. So often pickpocketers reach for open purses and back pockets. Avoid jetlag by adjusting to the time zone you

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