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Darren and Darla Dressler have been traveling Europe for the last 7 years seeking out fabulous adventures and exciting places. During this period we transitioned from being luxury travellers ourselves to providing small group luxury tours and sharing our amazing experiences
We love to provide the perfect European holiday by customizing the trip for you to meet and exceed all of your expectations. We offer accompanied travel as your guides. This allows you and your group to focus on the experience and build incredible lasting memories of some of the most loved places on Earth. We help by eliminating most of the common travel pitfalls and providing a high level of on hand service and experience you will not find at many other companies.
Below you will find some blogs we have written about some of our travels over the last 6years. We invite you to get to know us better through this medium and we would love to hear your feedback if something strikes you.
Buona Pasqua Hoppy Easter in Italy! This is our first time to be in Italy for the Easter holiday, which is the second biggest holiday in Italy (after Christmas of course). It’s a huge holiday for the Italians and families all plan a big weekend together. Being in...read more
Are you thinking of traveling soon to France? One of the best short courses I have seen. I really wish someone had this available to me back when I started! Hope you enjoy it! Click here to watch the video!read more
The 12th day of Christmas my true love said to me… No, not the song, just the 12th day of Christmas as in The Epiphany or the Adoration of the Magi who came to Bethlehem 12 days After Christmas by following the comet and bearing gifts for the...read more
Italy Street Art is Amazing! I love walking thru the towns of Italy and seeing it as a Scavenger Hunt. Every corner might reveal itself to be a street artists masterpiece; or just a quick reminder to have fun, share the love and don't take life too seriously. The need...read more
Wow what a wild night! We decided to venture out for what we believed and turned out to be, one of the greatest fireworks shows on earth. We planned the spot arrived hours early and prepared ourselves for camping out, French style: sipping Champagne...read more
The correct way to pronounce 9 French brand names you've been saying all wrong Veuve Clicquot Who hasn't had one of those slightly embarrassing "seen-it-but-never-said-it" moments with a high-profile foreign brand?Especially with a French brand. Brands hailing...read more
We posted our Map of where we are going on our Next Bella's Travels, hopefully you saw it, if not it's on here- under WHERE. After almost a year, we are departing France for at least a few months to explore regions we have never been to. Some places you may have...read more
No chance of a tropical storm here. Incredible pictures show luxury resort complete with sandy beaches, palm trees and clear blue water inside enormous German hangar surrounded by snow. With sandy beaches, clear blue water and palm trees, this looks like a spectacular...read more
OMG!! I am Literally Drooling!! This is one of my favorite websites. We are soooo close and yet so far away right now and missing the March show, argh! Who wants to meet me in September??? Oh my this is beyond YUMMY, enjoy 🙂read more
Wow, What a great article, I learned a lot and thought you might enjoy it too! This is what we hope to do in the future, taking people on Tours. Would you want to come be our guests and have us be your tour guides? Three-day trip to Paris includes shopping,...read more
Found some good advice online from a great blog site: The French Girl Beauty Rules: Makeup Artist Violette Shares Her 8 Essential Secrets Photographed by Taylor Jewell As the fashion flock settles down in Paris for the last leg of the spring 2015 collections, that...read more
Saw this cool post on one of our favorite, fellow Bloggers. Thought you would enjoy it and be sure to click on the photo. Cool read! Enjoy with your morning coffeeThe stony gaze of the statue upon his executor says it all. Most of the bronze "men" that once...read more
West Highland White Terriers Origins and history Three Pittenweem Terriers, photographed in 1899 Scottish white terriers were recorded as early as during the reign of James VI of Scotland, who reigned between 1567 and 1625. The king ordered that a dozen terriers be...read more
There are so many amazing sites and things about Scotland. We tried to narrow it down to 5 that summed up the feeling. Everyone should visit at least once in their life. The Land and it's beauty. It felt like we really experienced most of all Scotland has to offer...read more
Welcome to our new blog! This is our first attempt into the world of blogging so bear with us and love to know feedback. You are all invited to search the archives and categories as we are sharing our stories, both good and bad in an effort to keep a record...read more
Arriving by sea to an incredibly beautiful sun drenched rural landscape was not how I had envisioned landing in Scotland. I had pictured beauty, yes, but not the type that evoked such feelings of welcome and warmth. We drove off the ferry into a picture book come to...read more
The question was: How to get from the Southern most tip of England to Ireland with a dog? The answer was a car ferry, and we wanted the shortest crossing in case Bella wasn't happy with this decision of transport! The answer to that is high speed ferry and there is...read more
Our August/Sept house sit is a gorgeous house in the small village of Henley-On-Thames that is 45 min North of London. A boating community on the River Thames, close to Windsor Castle. And the house sit comes with the great Westie, Bella's new boyfriend to be. How...read more
1. Sailing. If you don't know someone you can pay to sail, or do what we did and introduce yourself at any of the local yacht clubs. If you have skills they will put you to work! See our posts on how Darren got to sail in the biggest race of the year on the...read more
1. Castles Castles Castles and more Castles. Wales has more castles than any other country I think! From fully refurbished and decorated to just the outline of what once was, they seem to be down every long road and well worth the hunt for them, we made it into a...read more