The Pink Granite Coast to Monet’s Island to Medieval Guerande The seaside charm of Brittany will take your breath away and inspire you just like it did for Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin in the previous century. On this bucolic romp through the best of Brittany, we’ll start in the north on the Pink Granite coast in a très chic resort town, before meandering down the shimmering shoreline to discover a picture-perfect village which was sacred to the Celts for more than 2,000 years.
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.
“Go on vacation and return home with a life plan!” 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 you simply 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.
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” ~Ibn Batuta Come with us to Istria, Croatia also referred to as Terra Magica or Magic Territory and often compared to Tuscany. Travel with us and find out why this region was so beloved even by the Italians and explore the uniqueness of the heart of Istria with hilltop villages, truffle hunting and Roman heritage.
The Vast Landscapes & Nomadic Traditions of Magnificent Mongolia
Mongolia, this mysterious country, is well known to the world for its illustrious ancient history, unique culture and arts, indigenous species of wildlife and beautiful,untouched landscapes of diverse terrain. Mongolia boasts forested mountains, pure blue lakes, the Gobi Desert (Asia’s largest desert) and hospitable nomadic people. This fantastic trip is specially designed to let you experience all of these unique Mongolian features.
The Road Less Traveled in the Riviera and Provence
Just before the world’s film elite descend on Cannes for their annual festival and as the flowers are beginning to bloom, you are invited to join us for the pen-ultimate journey to the French Riviera frequented by the world’s elite for the past 100 years. From our seaside perch in charming Juan les Pins, we’ll follow in the footsteps of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, we will learn why writers like Hemingway, James Joyce and Nabakov flocked to Nice for inspiration.
An Expedition To Protect & Preserve Africa’s Wildlife
Wildlife conservation safari experience with a local not-for-profit in South Africa. AFRICA… The magnetic natural beauty, the crescendo of the exploding sunrises, the intoxicating mix of sights and sounds, the wildlife and natural splendor that enthralls, captivates and stills your mind, body and soul… the thrill of adventure, the raw, untamed wild power of survival …. This is AFRICA!!
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.
Jumpstart your inspiration and writing skills with a Writing Workshop in the Southwest of France coupled with a relaxing vacation. This unique retreat features three different writing instructors each with their own specialty. But it’s not all finding your inner Flaubert; wind down each day by experiencing some extreme beauty: sipping spectacular wine next to where its produced and resting your head in a gorgeous Chateau.
A Smash-Up of French & Italian Culture Corsica is a magical land once ruled by Italy and now part of France. It’s the birthplace of Napoleon and boasts both beautiful beaches as well as rugged mountains. The entire island smells of a heady mix of herbs that grow wild here, called the maquis.
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.
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.