A return to France, which is just as lovely as you remember

Paris is always a good idea. Even now though you might notice some COVID precautions, and some more bicycles thanks to new bike lanes, it’s as always an excellent time to visit Paris. “France is back, and Paris was buzzing,” says Largay Travel advisor Lydia Ganz, who...

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Destination Spotlight: Thailand

Having already reintroduced tourism to the popular islands of Phuket and Ko Samui, Thailand will allow fully vaccinated travelers to go anywhere in the country. Visitors must present a negative COVID test to enter the country, then test again on arrival and spend one...

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Antigua’s Private Island Paradise, Jumby Bay

Hi, Hope you are having a great week. Looking for a private island getaway? Jumby Bay in Antigua is a 300-acre private island resort, part of the Oetker Collection, and a 64-room Virtuoso property consisting of oceanfront suites, villas, and private residences. It has...

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Destination Spotlight: India

India is home to approximately one out of every six people on Earth and more than 50,000 years of human history. To put it bluntly, there is a lot to see and do there. After a year and a half, the country is open to fully vaccinated visitors, starting Oct. 15 with...

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Milan, city of elegance and fashion

Hi, Hope you are well. I recently returned from Milan, Italy. It was a great week of meeting with travel partners, clients in town and friends. Milan is a great place to pair with Lake Como, which is only an hour drive away. I did a few hotel site tours, here is my...

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The E.U.’s Safe List Update Does Not Mean You Can’t Go to Europe

You’ve no doubt heard that the European Union removed the U.S. from its safe list of countries where COVID-19 case counts are lower than 75 per 100,000 people. What you might have had a more difficult time figuring out is what exactly that means for travel to Europe....

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Largay Travel Wins Community Award at Virtuoso Travel Week

We got to reunite with friends from all over the world, and make new ones. That’s what travel is all about, and that’s what Virtuoso Travel Week is all about too. A few of us even got to do it in person, which was a welcome change from last year. The 2021 edition of...

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Destination Spotlight: United Kingdom

It starts with London, and you could spend weeks there without seeing and doing everything. And while it’s the seat of power and by far the biggest city, it’s just one part of a unique patchwork of people and places that make up the complex state known as the United...

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Destination Spotlight: Canada

Of the many border reopenings we have seen both near and far, one right on our doorstep remained closed. But that’s all changing Aug. 9 when Canada opens to fully vaccinated American travelers. If you can’t get overseas for your next holiday, there will soon be a...

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