Watercolor Travel Blog

ROLLIN’ DOWN A RIVER

  Day 1: Museums / Embarkation A visit to the Van Gogh Museum started our day, and it did not disappoint.  I have always been fascinated with Van Gogh’s use of color and simple designs, at least on some of his well known works of art. Our next stop was the incredible Rijksmuseum, the Dutch national museum of arts…

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TO BALI AND BEYOND

Guest post by Andy Davis BALI: For some “off the grid” R&R, unplug and recharge in the tropical paradise of Bali.  In spite of the “Eat Pray Love” buzz that made it a top travel destination in the past few years, there are still many spots on the island that feel like a well-kept secret.  Canggu (pronounced “Chan-goo”) is…

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THERE’S STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

  You’ve heard the old adage, “There is strength in numbers”. Well, there is also a lot of FUN  in numbers, especially when you travel with like-minded and fun-seeking friends and family members. Unless you are planning a honeymoon, anniversary trip, or simply a romantic getaway for two, you might want to consider asking a few friends or family…

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YOU ONLY HAVE 18 SUMMERS

How do you make the BEST family memories?  On an adventurous family getaway that has everyone all smiles!  Try new things together, build unbreakable bonds, and show your children how incredible their whole wide world is. Explore some of our favorite family vacations that don’t require a theme park pass! 1.  An All Inclusive: Sun, sand, surf … and…

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PARIS IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

Bonjour! I come to you today as a self-proclaimed “Francophile” — lover of all things French!  I’m in love with France — its architecture, people, culture, etc!  I think this admiration is partly due to my growing up in Louisiana, so rich in French heritage and influence.  Plus, after delving into family geneaology, I have discovered that some of…

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WILL THAT BE CASH OR CREDIT

Gone are the days of American Express Traveler’s Cheques and having to find a convenient place to cash them when you run out of money in a foreign country! Today, there are more ways than ever to make sure you always have that foreign cash handy when exploring Europe — But, not all Euros are created equal! Here is…

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NEED A LITTLE GIRLFRIEND THERAPY

  One of the fastest growing travel specialties is the “Girlfriend Getaway,”  and it is easy to understand why.  With all the stresses of everyday life, there is nothing quite as enjoyable and relaxing as getting away from “reality” with those true friends who allow you to be yourself!  Of course, the same goes for men, although they may…

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WHEN A VILLA MAKES SENSE

Imagine enjoying a Caribbean or Hawaiian beach with several of your closest friends or family and returning to your temporary “home” at the end of the day to rest on the lanai while your own chef prepares an amazing dinner with fish that was caught that very day!  Or, imagine spending the day touring some wineries in the Tuscany…

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