Author Archives: Charley Wood

Falling in Love Again… with Chianti!

Traveling, to be honest, is a peculiar thing to do. We leave the comforts of home to stay in strange surroundings, subject ourselves to less than agreeable schedules and routines, dine on unfamiliar foods in out-of-the-way places, deal with jet … Continue reading

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My New Definition of Retirement

It’s funny what a man will think about when he’s going to be a father again… at forty-eight. I was overjoyed and thrilled at the prospect of sharing the pleasures of parenthood with Kathy, whom I’d married just fourteen months … Continue reading

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Some Odd and Unusual Facts about France

I admit to a fascination with odd and unusual facts and stories. As an avid traveler – and as a leader for our European Experiences tours – I’m especially tuned in to the odd bits of information we encounter as … Continue reading

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