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2014 Crystal Wine Cruise – Private Wine Tastings

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Six Sensuous Tuscan Wine Tastings in Tuscany

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Six Exquisite Tastes of Tuscany

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5 Tips for Planning a Wine Vacation

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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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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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10 Reasons to Visit Australia Now

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It’s no surprise that Australia is one of our favorite destinations. Year after year, many Australian destinations are listed among the best destinations in the world. However, as an island continent in the South Pacific, it often gets overlooked by travelers because of the flight distance from many places. Nonetheless, after we give you 10 reasons why you should visit Australia now, we think you’ll be ready to book that trip. 1. It’s summer there…

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Top 5 Romantic Getaways for This Valentine’s Day

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With the holidays having come and gone, it’s time to start looking toward the next celebration that makes for a good time of year to travel: Valentine’s Day. While this time of year often brings to mind images of roses, chocolates, and fine dining, there are few gifts that compare with a romantic getaway. While you may have some destinations nearby that you have in mind, there are some destinations around the world that simply…

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Cruising the Mediterranean on the 2011 Crystal Wine Cruise

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This past September I had the pleasure of embarking on the second annual Crystal Wine Cruise, which lasted for 12 exciting and culture-filled days. The wine cruise featured the world-renowned Barrington wine expert, Jim Bryant, and traveled from Istanbul to Venice, stopping along the way at some of the Mediterranean’s most celebrated regions. Below are some journal snippets I wrote during my trip to give you a brief insight into this remarkable experience: September 22…

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Get Into the Spirit of Christmas: European Christmas Markets

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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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