At Travels with Audrey, we believe there is a huge benefit to hiring a private guide and driver when travelling in Spain & Italy. You’ll feel safe and immersed in the destination after just a few hours with a local guide or driver, and you’ll gather a lot of invaluable information also. Audrey at Travels…

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As everyone navigates the ‘new normal’ of travel, there is a surge of interest in private vacations across the industry. Travelers are re-imagining future travel, with a renewed interest in discovering smaller, authentic and off the beaten path locations. At Travels with Audrey, private cultural tours and traveling off the main trail, are the reasons we…

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Tips on how to blend in while traveling

With globalization on the rise and an increased need for cultural sensitivity, traveling abroad can be a make or break adventure, assuming you plan carefully and take some simple precautions.

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Scams to watch out for in Italy

The last thing anyone needs or wants is to fall prey to one of the many travel scams that seem prevalent these days. Travel is one of life’s great pleasures, and usually you are more interested in researching for sites you want to see and which restaurants you would like to visit, instead of what scams you should watch out for.

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Private guided tours to Siena

What is it about Europe that everyone loves and that entices travelers to return again and again? You may be able to book a cheaper holiday, but nothing compares with the variety and fascinating wealth of Europe.

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Christmas traditions in Europe

Buon Natale, Joyeux Noël, Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Fröhliche Weihnachten Winter is a wonderful time to visit to truly immerse yourself in the culture of Christmas. Glühwein or Glögg? Gingery Lebkuchen or torrone? The festive period, and the season of Christmas markets, is upon us. Large or small, each market reflects the culture of the…

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europe off the beaten path

I miss Europe. While I am lucky enough to live in southern California, just a few minutes from the Ocean, to me there is nothing as beautiful in the world as Europe and all that it has to offer.  Whether I am taking a train ride with my husband through the mountains, driving on scenic…

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