Cherry Blossom time in Japan is known the world over…..we will have what is most likely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the blossoms plus we’ll be experiencing Japan using the little known entry-way point of Wabi-Sabi. Learning about this concept will allow us to understand Japanese culture in a much deeper way than by a simple sightseeing tour.
Have you dreamed of Provençale hilltop villages, Chateneuf du Pape vineyards, olive trees with glistening ripe olives dripping from them? What about strolling through a farmers market in Provence selecting farm-fresh produce for your countryside picnic? Join Girls Guide to Paris for its Ladies Only April 2020 Provence Adventure. We’re sure it’s a place that will live in your heart for many years to come.
In the fall of 2020, we’ve planned an incredible, authentic Burgundian experience. The setting is what will thrill and amaze you. We’ll be staying at a proper Castle with a moat and several turrets. The home of the Hawkes family dates back to the 1700’s and we shall learn from Madame and Monsieur precisely what it’s like to live in a vrai French castle. We’ll explore their potager vegetable garden, pick flowers from their extensive flower gardens and follow Monsieur’s tutorial on how to set the table and arrange the flowers that would suit a Chateau.
Paris and the Loire Valley Tour withDebbie Phillips and Doni Belau Yes you heard right. Head off to Paris and return home with a plan in hand for the next steps in your newly transformed life! Whether you are in transition or anticipate a transition – or yousimply want to plan a fantastic year ahead for yourself, this is a rare opportunity to enjoy the best of Paris and work with a world-class life and executive coach to figure out your next steps.
The Loire Valley is famous for its Castles, and yes they are spectacular. However the trick is to avoid the masses of crowds - this is why Girls Guide to Paris go as late in the season as possible. Explore the authentic Loire Valley and in addition to the castles we experience the charming villages of the Loire, its fall produce and we’ll savor the spectacular wines produced here. Chinon’s Cabernet Franc is one of our Founder’s favorites, the Sancerre is famous worldwide and you’ll be introduced to some light reds such as Samur and a red Sancerre which marry perfectly with fish or served chilled in summer.
Presenting a Writing Workshop in the Southwest of France coupled with a relaxing vacation. Jumpstart your inspiration and capability with three different writing instructors each with their own speciality and wind down each day by experiencing some extremely beauty, sipping some delicious wine next to where its produced and rest your head in a gorgeous Chateau.
Just because you haven’t heard of an area, doesn’t mean that its not spectacular. This is a place where the French vacation and it is filled with plus beaux villages de France (the most beautiful villages in France). Its is a contrast in richness having both extraordinarily beautiful countryside, hill-top historic villages as well as the ancient and awesome city of Albi home to Toulouse Lautrec. With Girls Guide to Paris you will canoe, walk and discover the secrets of this fairytale land rich with foie gras, rolling fields, hearty red wines and roquefort cheese.
Emilia Romagna is considered the bread basket of Italy. It is for this reason we’re heading to this stunningly beautiful region to sample the exceptional products that are made and produced here by family farms and local businesses. Many of these fresh products will never reach our foreign shores but you’ll be able to buy and bring back some items home.
When you were little did you ever dream of a true winter wonderland, a Christmas fantasy where elves were busy working on your toys? That place is the Alsace region of France, home of Castles, Rieslings, the Vosges mountains and charming Christmas markets. Join Girls’ Guide to Paris for its Ladies Only Alsatian Tour next November & early December, 2019 to experience this seasonal wonderland and sample some of the most delicious and unique wines you’ve ever had.