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Transition from Snow & Sleet  to Sun & Sea - All New for 2014

 

New in 2014

Puglia, our new Italy June 7-14,2014

Glorious Greece - June 16-24

Trieste,Friuli, Slovenia & Croatia June 25-30


Puglia, Italy

Glorious Greece

Trieste, Friuli, Slovenia & Croatia

TRIESTE, SLOVENIA, CROATIA & FRIULI

 

A new unique SWT  trip visiting these fascinating culturally diverse countries

Our tour is a capsule look at the region of Friuli, the fourth smallest region of Italy (an area bigger than Delaware, smaller than Connecticut). It is the most northeastern of Italy’s 20 regions, between Venice and Vienna.

Lonely Planet has proclaimed Trieste as the world’s most underrated travel destination.

The unexpected beauty and sophistication of Trieste. The  pleasures of discovering the history and culture of  Croatia and Slovenia. Full itinerary read more.

GLORIOUS GREECE

The turquoise Aegean, the sparkle of white washed buildings, sensational sunsets, taverna  food  and the stunning iconic Acropolis  might  just move you to tears.Link to NY Times article recommending you visit Greece now.> See details of  our Glorious Greece tour
Full itinerary read more.

NEW: PUGLIA POWER

Explore Puglia, Italy’s most southern province with a fascinating history. Relax in our small private villa,an agriturismo where  our hosts produce  their own olive oil. Lunch on the beach.  See cheesemaking,  visit  a small ceramic factory, learn to make distinctive regional  dishes.
See details on our Puglia Power tour

Florence

 
 

UNITED STATES
BOSTONnew
CHICAGOnew
Hudson Valley, NY
New Orleansnew
New York
San Francisco
Saratoga Springs, NY
Sarasota, FL new

CANADA
Vancouver &  Victoria

EUROPE
VENICE BEYOND ST. MARK'S
FLORENCE FOCUS
VENICE & FLORENCE
EVERYTHING VENICE
BERLIN
GREECE
LONDON & PARIS
Pulse of Paris...new
Rome


   

THEATER TOURS-London: Beyond the West End - Review details of our London Theatre tour; and walk along with us and enjoy some of our London slide show
-New York Theater
-Summer Festivals: Hudson Valley and The Berkshires

SPECIAL INTEREST
Travel-by-the-Book
Proust in Paris
London & Beyond

PULSE OF PARIS
Iconic Paris with a difference, hidden treasures & exclusive tours
March & Oct 2014

TRAVEL BY KNIFE & FORK
 

Culinary adventures ...

Travel By Knife and Fork


Best Bread: Montreal

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New: Paris Feast... cooking classes, wine & cheese pairings, croissants to macarrons, Street markets, blinis & caviar, bistro buzz - Follows Pulse of Paris Tour

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New: New Orleans Culinary Tour... Combines world class beloved traditions of Creole and Cajun cuisine. AND EQUALLY IMPORTANT: New Orleans chefs are setting the culinary world on fire with some of the best contemporary and innovative food anywhere on the planet.

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New: Montreal Bon Appetit Culinary...Diversity with 3 different cooking classes, poutine explored, My favorite bagels (better than New York City), Gourmet’s “best bread in the world”

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Asian Tastings in Flushing New York …go the gamut from Mongolian hot pot to dumplings to Peking duck bun to hand pulled noodles (guranteed to be the best you ever tasted).
April - Sept 2013 for 2 - 15 People

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Food Lovers New York City...the best of the best: pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, Vientnamese sandwiches. These are the city’s current food obsessions and you get to taste the best renditions.

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Venice, Friuli, Slovenia & Trieste...cooking classes in a Venetian Palazzo, a castle in Friuli. The coffee culture of Trieste, the home of Iilly coffee. Regional specialties and wonderful wines through out the region.

New York City Tours...
 

We are native New Yorkers The Big Apple is our passion. Let us share our special knowledge


 

 

NEW TOUR: History of the Broadway Musical

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Hudson Valley Journeys

 

The Hudson Valley, stretches from Yonkers to Albany. It is an area rich in history, stately homes, art, antiques, music. Small towns such as Hudson, Chatham, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, New Paltz beckon visitors with a myriad of activities.

 

FOCUS ON HUDSON, NEW YORK
“There’s this great urban vibe you don’t find in other rural towns” New York Times article.

HUDSON HISTORIC WALKING TOUR: fascinating history, the buzz, the expectations , the pros and cons of Hudson. Learn More!

Mary Ann Zimmerman has lived in Hudson for 7 years, a refugee from a life lived in New York City, Now she is offering insghts from a Hudson insider.


 

LONDON AND PARIS

How can these two old favorites make your heart beat faster? Maybe it was the glorious springtime weather but we think it’s because of a new appreciation for London theatre, so innovative and varied with its accomplished actors, daring directors producing both traditional and cutting edge plays. And then, there’s PARIS…and the dream it holds for so many a bohemian, gay life. We can’t deliver that dream but we can share our Paris gleaned from dozens of trips. Join us! Learn More!