Travel Tips & Sample Itineraries

Travel to Europe

Why Audrey will Keep Talking About Travel

March 30, 2020

We hope all of you are safe and well during this challenging time. Even in the midst of pandemic, we still believe that travel makes life richer, no matter where you are. It’s true, we don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow. We’re taking this pandemic seriously: our associates, clients, friends and family are revising…

Guided tours in the Champagne wine region of France

Audrey’s Travel Policy Update for COVID-19

February 26, 2020

Message from Audrey I know you waited months, even years for your vacation to Europe….. told your friends and family how excited you were, started counting down the days … began thinking about what you were going to wear … maybe even picked up a new suitcase. You were ready to go! But then… the…

Goat farm tour and tasting in the Loire Valley

“Saveurs de France” – Private Guided Family Tour

February 5, 2020

This exclusive itinerary was designed for Marti, Kathy and family, with Audrey as their driver guide (6 adults). Private tour stared in Paris and ended in Lyon. 13 days/12 nights in 4/5 star hotels. Here is what was included in their all-inclusive private tour in France: 4 nights in Paris, right in the heart of…

San Gimignano Italy

“Grand Tour of Italy” – Private Guided Family Tour

February 5, 2020

This exclusive itinerary was designed for a Jay C, his wife Ellen and family, in celebration of his 60th birthday (10 adults and 2 children under the age of 5) with Audrey as their Tour Manager. Here is what was included in their all-inclusive tour package and the places they visited: This package includes 14…

Cicchetti crawl in Venice

“Italy Discovery” – Private Tour

February 5, 2020

This exclusive itinerary was designed for Jean and Alan from Colorado. Not only had they expressed an interest in seeing Venice and Rome, but also a few places beyond the beaten path as well as the opportunity to play some Golf near Rome. After one-on-one consultations and listening to what they were looking for in…

Gelato in San Gimignano

“Italy’s Treasured Cities” Private Tour: Venice, Florence & Rome

February 5, 2020

This exclusive itinerary for an all-inclusive package was designed for Dave and Kelly who were traveling to Italy for the first time and wished for a more independent type of vacation. Starting the tour in Venice here is what was included in their package: 2 nights in a historical palazzo in Venice, walking distance to…

Asolo Italy

“Treasures of Northern Italy” – Private Guided Tour

April 20, 2019

This exclusive itinerary with Audrey as driver-guide was designed for Kathy and Rich who wished to discover more of what Italy has to offer, authentic experiences beyond the beaten path. 1 night in a Boutique Hotel property in Asolo  2 nights in a Villa in the Valpolicella wine area of Veneto nestled in the Amarone…

Private chef dinner in Rome

“Italia, Il Bel Paese” – Private Guided Family Tour

April 20, 2019

This exclusive itinerary was designed with Audrey as Tour manager for a multi-generational family traveling to Italy (12 adults and 2 children under the age of 5). Marti, Bob, Rich and Kathy traveled with me to Italy back in 2013 and last year wished to put together a private tour to Italy just for the…

Truffle hunting in Umbria

“Italy Beyond The Beaten Path” – Private Guided Tour

April 20, 2019

This exclusive itinerary was designed for Timothy and Janet from Seattle, Washington, with myself, Audrey, as their driver-guide. Tim and Janet wished for me to create an itinerary unlike anyone else’s, which is my specialty, and so I did! It was wonderful to be able to share and show them the Italy that few get…

Private tour in Tuscany

“Italian Jewels” – Private Guided Tour

April 20, 2019

This exclusive itinerary was customized for clients Dan, Martha, Joey, Nancy, Jim and Sherry to Italy with Audrey as private driver-guide .  Dan and Martha, having traveled with me before and having seen the main must see sites of Italy, expressed a wish to visit places beyond the beaten path as well as places they…