• Visiting Mount Vernon after the Nice Attack Visiting the home of our first president, George Washington, the day after the tragic attack in Nice, I am reminded of our long history of friendship and support. George Washington planted this beautiful fleur de lis boxwood parterre in his Upper Garden in recognition and thanks for France’s critical support for our revolution.  It has been […]
  • Feast Your Senses: Travel Feast Your Senses. Travel. Smell the flower markets of Asia, the forests of Poland. Flower Market, Bangkok, Thailand Taste the grapes of the centuries on Crete. Vineyards on Crete, Greece Feel the water in the Gulf of Finland Lapping the shores of Russia. Looking out at the Gulf of Finland from Peterhof, Russia Listen to […]
  • Whisky, Falcons, Palaces and Country Houses Good Morning, The Lanesborough Hotel Familiar destinations often hold the most promise for new discoveries.  You have seen the highlights, leaving you the luxury of time to wander, explore and just sit and sip whisky for hours.   My recent trip to Great Britain is a perfect example. Summary sound bite: (See below for details) 1. Fly […]
  • Cruising the Seine River Viking Cruises introduced their first ocean-going ship last year, the Viking Star. I was privileged to sail on her from Lisbon to London including a short cruise up the Seine River in France.  Nothing compares with sitting on your balcony, sipping wine, watching small french villages go about their daily routines.  Look closely at this short video […]
  • Where to Travel Next? Article from Huffington Post. Original article can be found here. This post was co-authored with Ignacio Maza, Executive Vice-President for Signature Travel Network. Where do two of the travel industry’s most experienced, picky, passionate and peripatetic travelers want to travel in 2016? Combined, we have been to just about every corner of the globe (several […]
  • An Imperial Journey: Moscow to St. Petersburg The trip I want to repeat…again and again. Join me next summer?  Here is a short video of some of the sites and treasures I discovered when cruising the waterways from Moscow to St. Petersburg this year.  Thank you Viking River Cruises.  Well done. (Be sure and click HD on settings!) What sites can you recognize?  Look for […]
  • 20 Top Travel Medical Tips….from Experience Thirty years of extensive travel have left me with a wealth of wonderful memories, and a wealth of medical “experiences” and near crises. This is not an exhaustive list of medical tips, but a personal one.  Would love to hear your own.  Share below or tweet me @jeannewmanglock to be included in my next article. […]
  • Colors of Marrakech, Morocco Inspiring Travelers for Generations…..
  • An American Pilgrimage: Visiting the DDay Beaches I met Chester Furtek on Utah Beach, Normandy, gazing out at a small island barely visible in the distance. He was visiting with his wife and son. It had been 70 years since he had landed on D-Day in the USS Correy. His boat sank about a half mile from the beach and his memories […]
  • Imperial St. Petersburg in 2015 Five trips to St. Petersburg in the past year is not enough, hoping to return this winter.  Here is a look at some of the highlights of the “Imperial” city of 2015.  Thank you Viking Cruises for the superb access and arrangements.  I will never forget my full day alone in the Hermitage with curators only. […]

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