Travel Contests: Week of October 16, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contests include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our blogger contest! Win a trip for two to Florence worth nearly $10,000 (on Facebook) Win a trip to Australia to compete in a Tough Mudder event or win registration to U.S. events from Dos Equis Win a 4-night trip for four […]

Marilyn Monroe: 50 Years Later

Reflections of Florence in the windows of Salvatore Ferragamo

In homage to Marilyn Monroe on this 50th anniversary of her death, Ferragamo is hosting two exhibits in her honor in Florence, Italy.

Trafalgar Tours To Italy 2


As I continue on the Trafalgar bus tour, I reluctantly leave Rome and go north to Tuscany. The countryside was beautiful, much of it like a painting. It was a long ride (4 hours) to our first stop, Castello Vicchiomaggio, for a wine tasting and lunch. The winery was in Greve, in the Chianti region […]

Corinne Trang: Florence & Decatur, Alabama


Destination: Florence and Decatur, Alabama By Corinne Trang  Exploring world-famous Muscle Shoals, Tennessee River, and Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q. Life is definitely good! Picking up where I left off in Birmingham, I head toward the northwest corner of Alabama to sample Southern comfort food. But my plans changed, which often happens to me—and generally for […]