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Greece

With thousands of years of history and over 200 inhabited islands to choose from, Greece is a treasure trove just waiting to be explored. It can be daunting to tackle planning the right trip for yourself. Each time I visit, I learn new and more exciting places to visit and experiences to have. I have enjoyed endless meals, festivals, drinks, and tours, but most importantly, I have made many new friends who continue to lead my clients on vacations of a lifetime. While laid-back, friendly Greece is a fun and lively location with great beaches, wineries, waters, and food (ahhh, the food), it also has endless sites conveying the enormity of a great civilization. Many moons ago, I studied History; hence my love of Greece. From the decision of where to go, spanning to the intricate details of logistics, I will be honored to plan your stay in Greece from the “vacation” or “travel” perspective…or my favorite way which is a unique combination of both!

Insider Tip

Every September at the end of the harvest, you can take part in a barefoot grape stomping celebration!

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Italy
Italy

Benvenuti! This is my favorite word, as welcome you are as you step off a plane or cruise ship anywhere in Italy. I am an Italian-American whose family hails from a small village, Migliorini, (my maiden name) just outside Piacenza in the northern Italia region of Emilia Romagna. My fascination with Italian culture started as a child as I listened to romantic stories from my grandmother. My fascination eventually turned into passion as I earned my Master's in European History focusing on early renaissance Florence. I took my first trip to Italy at 23 years old while researching my thesis. That was almost 30 years ago, and I have returned 17 times since then! Italy can be enjoyed in so many ways and there is nothing I love more than designing the perfect trip for your personal interests. Perfectly perched in the Mediterranean, water and sailing lovers have wonderful options, and land lovers easily move from city to city with my knowledge and love of Italy to guide them. History lovers will be guided to not just the places in Italy that everyone knows about, but also the off-the-beaten-path jewels that will captivate you. Love cars? I will arrange for you to drive a Maserati in Modena or a Ferrari in Maranello. Foodies? Well this is Italy! I will recommend restaurants and wineries that will make you want to stay forever. Call me and together we will create the perfect day-by-day itinerary that will fulfill every dream!

Insider Tip

The Fontaleoni Winery in San Gimignano offers Tuscany's best white wines and mouthwatering food set along the backdrop of 14 medieval towers.

Croatia
Croatia

Croatia stole my heart the minute I stepped off the plane. Waterfalls, Roman palaces, amphitheaters, island-hopping, premier food and wine, and crystal-clear gorgeous waters are just some of the reasons I fell in love with Croatia. It is a country of rich, yet diverse, culture. Having a long and rich history, a prime location on the Adriatic and influences from Greek, Roman, and Slavic peoples, Croatia is a gem just waiting to be explored. I like to say Croatia is a wonderful place to “vacation” or to “travel.” I will customize a trip to be exactly YOUR style. Or better yet, I can help you to do a combination of both. There is nothing better than island-hopping for a week and then touring the coastline and inner cities of Croatia. This amazing country is a delight for history lovers, beach lovers, foodies (as you go north, the food changes), wine connoisseurs, and those who would love to hike the wealth of natural beauties in the country. Whether in a group or on your own, I will design a trip for you that will make this your ONCE IN A LIFETIME trip to be unparalleled.

Insider Tip

Don't leave Korcula Town without a visit to the owner-run, organic OPG Komparak honey and olive oil farm!

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Foodie
Architecture
Festivals
Museums
Sailing
Wine Enthusiast

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