Europe

Nov 28th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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CRUISING THE ADRIATIC | LIZ MATASSA, PIQUE TRAVEL DESIGNER

Italy, Croatia and Greece.  Three often sought-after European destinations. So, what if you could visit all three of them, plus more, in one effortless vacation?  I’m happy to say I just did – on board a Windstar small-ship ocean cruise on the Adriatic Sea. We started our journey in Venice, Italy.  We arrived a day […]

Oct 26th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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ICELAND: LAND OF FIRE & ICE

By Judy Berland Everyone often uses the phrase “a trip of a lifetime.” For my husband Rick and I, our recent trip to Iceland was surely that. We worked with Liz Matassa at Pique Travel to plan this two-week adventure in September. It was a perfect blend of activity and relaxation, filled with amazing scenery, […]

Sep 18th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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INSPIRATION | Spain & Portugal

Travel to Europe continues to lead the way in destinations most often chosen for a diverse, cultural and active getaway.  And, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned explorer of the continent, Spain and Portugal have caught the eye of many looking to experience a mix of scenery, culture, history and culinary delight. Of […]

Aug 22nd

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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Client Highlight | South of France Road Trip

This past May, my fiancé Phil Margolin and I set out on a European adventure like never before. While many enjoy flying or taking the Rail, we chose to rent a car and explore our way through Southern France. Ann Coleman, from Pique Travel, helped us plot our route, line up amazing hotels, arrange memorable […]

Jun 17th

2017

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Europe
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Off the Beaten Path in France & Italy | Liz Matassa, Pique Travel Designer

For months, my husband (second-generation Italian) and I have been planning a trip back to Italy and to southern France. We were anxious to take our 8-year-old son there to experience some of the places we love. Because we were returning to some of the places we’ve already visited (Nice and Florence in particular), I […]

Apr 25th

2013

Author By Jim Bendt
CategoryPosted in Arctic
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Polar Bear Cruise

Arctic Polar Bear Cruise Explore the Beauty of the Arctic By Linda Bendt In honor of those winter lovers and the adventure travelers who await ideas for their next expedition, we thought we’d share an intriguing and mysterious destination – The Arctic. Ice, ice and more ice For most, the Arctic is synonymous with glaciers, […]

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