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Alfresco Dining (the enchantment of dining outdoors)

There is just something magical about dining outside.  The picture above (located at Spencer's Restaurant in Palm Springs, California) caught my eye.  Everything about it is enchanting.  Hanging lanterns, glowing table lamps, and the flickering flames from a fire pit transform an ordinary day into something mystical. Any alfresco dining will do!  Here are some… Continue reading Alfresco Dining (the enchantment of dining outdoors)

Europe · Paris

Opulent Parisian Dining ( at the Hotel Costes)

The above picture caught my eye and I had to know more.  Hotel Costes is located on the Rue St. Honoré - 1st Arrondissement (in the Ile-de-France) in Paris.  See below: 239-241 RUE SAINT-HONORÉ - 75001 PARIS PHONE:  +33 1 42 44 50 00 hotelcostes.com This posh hotel has such luxurious surroundings! (It's too bad… Continue reading Opulent Parisian Dining ( at the Hotel Costes)

Europe · Scotland

Romantic Train Travel in Scotland

In the recent past, I worked for a financial company that offered "incentive trips" to its financial advisors for achieving a certain level of production.  Because I worked in an office that qualified for this "bonus", my reward was seeing the catalog that came in the mail offering a multitude of exotic vacation options for… Continue reading Romantic Train Travel in Scotland

England · Europe · Francais · Paris

The Chunnel -the link between England & France

If and when I get to London, I thought it would be fantastic to take advantage of its close proximity to Paris, so I thought I'd do a little research on The Chunnel.  The Chunnel is a tunnel  that runs underneath the English Channel where trains can carry passengers, vehicles, and motorbikes between England and… Continue reading The Chunnel -the link between England & France

England · Europe

The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall – United Kingdom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXyfb9qA-TM Listening to and viewing nature has always soothed me.   I stumbled across this  video of deer on the website for the Lost Gardens of Heligan.  Adorable.  I also found the birdsong to be so relaxing that I played it repeatedly on my laptop. http://heligan.com/site/birdsong/ The Lost Gardens of Heligan are located in Cornwall,… Continue reading The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall – United Kingdom