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Darren and Darla Dressler have been traveling Europe for the last 6 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.
1. Irish Coast Bar None, Gorgeous! The Glens: GlenArm, Glenariff, Carnlough, BallyGally (my favorite town name!) The Valley of the Antrim area and Glenariff Forest Park rolls down to the ocean to these cute cute harbor towns. GORGEOUS stunning hillsides...read more
via J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race - Press images 2015. Wow, that was truly amazing! I hope to get lots of pix from the professional photographer they had on board as I was busy grinding out the tacks and helping to set and retrieve sails etc, big...read more
We didn't think we could, but all things are possible if you want it bad enough right? Ireland was one of those things! As we leave our time on Isle of Wight, to drive to Scotland, we decided to figure out HOW to get from the southern most tip of England to Ireland...read more
Click here to view the Invitation Letter for the RTI regatta I am so excited to share the news that I have been invited again, to join the crew of the Eleonora, the largest yacht to ever race in the largest sailboat race in the world! The "Race Around the Island"...read more
House Sitting, a fairly newer if not even known concept for Americans but a Big deal and quite normal for Australians where the concept seems to have originated based on activity and websites I've read. Usually House Sitting is a NON paid, (although sometimes you can...read more
Bella Travels Member Profile - TripAdvisor via Member Profile - TripAdvisor. We are building a resource of personally reviewed places for your perusal! We use Trip Advisor ALOT when traveling and deciding where to eat/stay, figured it was easier and more centralized...read more
Incredibly fun time sailing and racing on the Eleonora for the Westward Cup 2015! [wpvideo ZnC3lsMT] Wow what a Yacht. Huge challenge for me as I am much more accustomed to 50' and less. Everything is much larger and almost surreal because of the dimensions. You go...read more
Click on the link for the video via ▶ J.P.Morgan Asset Management Round the Island race 2012 - Race Preview I am going out to practice tomorrow morning early! I am so excited I can't even tell you. After I do incredibly well in the 3 day series they may invite me...read more
Living the DREAM, living abroad; how exciting, wonderful, fabulous, and its ALL the time right? Well not exactly and not always; And, its ok to admit it to yourself and go ahead and have a bad day. Because sometimes it just is a bad day no matter where you are....read more
Great Question! I was asked recently by a friend planning a trip to the Med, what is the best way to stay connected? I have tried all the different methods of staying connected for both data and Voice. There are many choices and ways to go about it when traveling...read more
Retired, traveling for a living, Blogging for a living? You need business cards to represent yourselves. You will meet so many great and interesting people in your travels and if you want to stay in touch, and have a bit more than just adding them to your iPhone...read more
[wpvideo uMg1W3jb] In reality I haven't Truly driven in the UK, Darren has but not me, I'm too damn scared! Forget the steering wheel on the right hand side and driving on the left hand side! that I can probably get figured out and get over. What scares me to Death is...read more
No surprise, you've heard all the stereo type about English food: its bland, its fried, its well, Its English! The UK really is trying to shake that stereo type and there are great chefs and gourmet restaurants and a food awakening in jolly old England, And in some...read more
Wrong! Laundry in UK/Europe isn't like America at all. Everything is different. #1 is Most households do NOT have a dryer and if you are under 55, none of us know what life is like without a standard washer/dryer in America! Ok, so maybe if you grew up or live in...read more
1. Tuscany of course! it REALLY is as pretty as the pictures and sometimes even more. The colors are crazy gorgeous. My Favorites are Assisi, Cortona, Sienna. 2. Rome if you have never been. Its crazy and busy and crowded and there is SO much to see it takes at...read more
1. London of course! It really is a GREAT city, Love it! You need at least 5 days and that is going all day every day to take it all in: Big Ben, House of Parliament, London Bridge, the Tower, China Town, Buckingham Palace, British Museum and just simply walking...read more
Scotland here we Finally come. Our next destination for July/August. Darla has dreamed of Scotland for years, the land of both our heritage. (and hot men in skirts!) Darren and I have been on Ancestry.com for quite some time and tracked our family trees back...read more
Bella is surrounded by all kinds of wildlife, not just the ones coming for the Isle of wight Festival! (think of a modern day Woodstock) Fleetwood Mac be darned she says. She much prefers the company of pheasants and grouse and badgers and flocks of sheep and rabbits,...read more
As a vegetarian (newly for only 5 months) and 100% organic, Non GMO for 4+ yrs my food is my lifestyle not a "diet" and I am very concerned and focused on maintaining organic and non gmo. I have spent hours and hours cracking the code in grocerers in England and here...read more
Bath, in SouthWest - Somerset , Bath, England is Gorgeous. Never seen a more consistant Architectural town than Bath with its Gorgeous 18th century Georgian buildings. Wow very nice. Centuries of Romans and Noblemen and ladies, have take the "waters" of Bath. After a...read more