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5 Bucket List Trips

By | Asia, Blog, Europe, South Pacific, Travel Tips | No Comments

Everyone has one – it’s a list of all of the dream destinations and things you want to do in your life. It’s a bucket list, or as some may call it, a “life list”. It varies from person to person, but the general idea of it stretches across genders, races, and cultures. What trips and activities are at the top of your bucket list? To help you get the creative wheels spinning, we’ve put…

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5 Tips for Planning a Wine Vacation

By | Blog, Europe, Food & Wine, Travel Tips | No Comments

Here at Travelex, we like our wine trips. We’re frequently planning wine trips for avid travelers and organize a wine cruise every year in Europe. However, it can be a challenge planning your own wine vacation. With such popular wine destinations that include Northern California, France, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Chile, it can be difficult to narrow it down to just one. Below you’ll find a few of our best tips for planning a…

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Top Destinations for a Spring Break Trip

By | Blog, Central America, Europe, North America, South Pacific | One Comment

It feels as if we were just hunkering down for the winter and it’s now already time to talk about spring travel. The busy summer season is still months away, but if you’re like most people, then you’re probably ready for a break from the hustle and bustle of the year to escape for a trip. While the spring is often the time of travel for teenagers and college students, it’s also one of the…

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The Best Wine Regions in Europe

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Much of Europe, and especially Western Europe, has long been considered some of the best wine territory in the world. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, social drinker, or occasional wine sipper, there’s something for everyone to see and do in the wine regions of Europe. That’s why I’m pleased today to spotlight European wine country. Below you’ll find our round-up of the best wine regions in Europe. Tuscany and Umbria, Italy. It’s hard to mention…

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5 of the Best Spring Shoulder Season Destinations

By | Blog, Europe, South Pacific | No Comments

With the holiday travel season now long gone, most people are hunkering down for the next few months before travel picks up again this summer. While many travelers’ first trips of the year aren’t untiil late spring or early summer, some of the best trips come late winter and early spring during many destinations’ shoulder season. This is a time of year that often brings calmer airports, roomier flights, and lightly crowded streets. Not to…

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Our Picks for Top Ski Resorts

By | Blog, Europe, North America | No Comments

IMAGE ABOVE OF THE RITZ-CARLTON IN BEAVER CREEK TAKEN FROM: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/BachelorGulch/Default.htm This time of year often brings visions of snowy peaks, warm fireplaces, and steamy coffee mugs. That means that the winter ski season has arrived. As fun as skiing the snowy slopes is, what can make or break a ski vacation is often the resort at which you stay. After a day chock full of skiing, it’s important to come back to a resort…

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Get Into the Spirit of Christmas: European Christmas Markets

By | Blog, Europe, Food & Wine | No Comments

The holidays are here. It seems to come sooner annually, with department stores putting up their decorations and radios blasting holiday music earlier and earlier every year. However, Travelex is here to help you get in the Christmas spirit. One of my favorite parts of this time of year is the Christmas markets that you’ll find throughout cities, both big and small, in Europe. Today I highlight a few of my favorite European Christmas markets….

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Culture and Art Come to Life At Beijing’s Leading Hotel, The Opposite House

By | Accommodations, Asia, Blog, Culture | No Comments

One of the most unique and awe-inspiring hotels in the world, The Opposite House in Beijing, China has been positioned as a must-visit destination for travelers looking for a contemporary atmosphere in the bustling city of Beijing. One of the most fascinating elements of The Opposite House is their dedication to local artists. Featuring and supporting local artwork, music, and films, The Opposite House takes great pride in showcasing the artists of Beijing. To help…

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The Best of Spain: Current Virtuoso Tours

By | Blog, Culture, Europe | No Comments

Spain is easily one of my favorite destinations, and for good reason. Spain offers one of the most diverse cultures in Europe, from city life in Madrid and Barcelona to extraordinary cuisine in the Basque Country of Northern Spain. Spain has the best of all worlds with its unique terrain that includes tall peaks, rolling hills, vast plains, and beautiful coastline. Because Spain has so much to offer, there are a wide-variety of different tours…

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Sailing the Mediterranean by Private Yacht: A Dream Vacation

By | Blog, Cruising, Europe | No Comments

What’s your dream vacation? If you’re like most people, it probably involves the beach or possibly being on a cruise on the open water of the sea. But how about combining the two? No, I’m not talking today about a cruise vacation, but something even better: A vacation aboard a private yacht in the Mediterranean. If you like the idea of having large accommodations and your own itinerary on the sea, then a private yacht…

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