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A Chic and Stylish Vacation Destination: Delray Beach, Florida

Delray Beach has a special place in my heart. This vibrant beach town, located one hour north of Miami and minutes from Boca Raton and Palm Beach, reminds me so much of the South of France with its live-music nightlife, stylish boutiques and outdoor seating restaurants. We visited Delray Beach multiple times when we used… Continue reading A Chic and Stylish Vacation Destination: Delray Beach, Florida

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A Dream Vacation in the Cayman Islands

I have the best vacation memories from our trip in the Grand Cayman island. Part of the British West Indies Caribbean islands, Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman islands which is located south of Cuba. While the island is famous for its Seven Mile Beach of pink coral sand beach and clear… Continue reading A Dream Vacation in the Cayman Islands

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A Magical Afternoon in the Perfume Capital of The World

As you know, France is famous for its perfumes. Last summer, while on family vacation in the South of France, we visited Grasse, the perfume capital of the world, which is perched on the hills of Provence about 20 km from Cannes and makes a lovely day trip, away from the crowded beaches. Grasse is… Continue reading A Magical Afternoon in the Perfume Capital of The World

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Strolling & Dining Along the Seine in Paris

Paris has a special place in my heart. I was born in Montmartre, which is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the city with the Sacré-Coeur basilica and its white dome perched on the highest hill of Paris, and Montmartre Cemetery with its flamboyant graves where Emile Zola and Edgar Degas, among other famous… Continue reading Strolling & Dining Along the Seine in Paris

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A Fairy Tale Wedding in Istanbul, Turkey

It’s hard to believe that today is my 20th wedding anniversary! Looking back at our photo albums bring tears as both our weddings were truly magical. With both of our families living in two different countries, we had our religious wedding and reception in Leesburg, Virginia at Raspberry Plain and a second wedding reception in Istanbul,… Continue reading A Fairy Tale Wedding in Istanbul, Turkey