Tag: Europe

The French Riviera in High Season – WOW

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        When my sister told me she was going to be doing an intensive class in Nice, France during July, I shook my head.  The French Riviera in High Season is not necessarily my idea of a cool place to be.  And it wasn’t cool – it was very, very hot. But […]

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Traveling with Challenges : bad back, bad hips, bad knees – oy vey

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              Medieval stairs in Como, Italy We aren’t getting any younger and physical challenges can be daunting when contemplating a trip to Europe or to anyplace for that matter.  This past trip we took to Europe came with some physical challenges we’ll chalk up to advancing years.  That’s our […]

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Europe without breaking the bank – how we do it

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        View of Cernobbio, Como, from Brunate We love to travel and we go back to Europe (which is home for us) as often as we can. It can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be.  Over the last 20 years we’ve found ways to keep costs in check and ways […]

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Touch of Europe is Featured in The Wall Street Journal

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        Touch of Europe’s vintage inspired linen torchons have been featured in The Wall Street Journal! We are very excited about this, and give many thanks to Dale Hrabi for this well-written feature titled, “Dish Towels to Dry For.” Below is an excerpt.   You can read the December 27, 2013 article […]

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Matera – September 2013 (Part 4)

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        Be sure to read PART 1, PART 2, and PART 3 of my vacation journal before continuing… After a wonderful time in Valle d’Itria, it was on to Matera. Although it’s not in Puglia, but in Basilicate, Matera is nevertheless quite close to Puglia and it’s a shame to miss it […]

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