Posts in Travel Stories
Cheers to the Cultures of the World

Cheers, salute, l’chaim, naz drahvi, and yamas. So many different cultural celebration styles and toast to different occasions occur in each country. Orielle Heilicher’s student study abroad opened up a pandora’s box of appropriate toasting!

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The 12 Best Unknown Landmarks in Paris

Architectural Digest writer Nadja Sayej located these “lesser known” destinations in Paris. From a nightclub set in the middle of a public park to a building as wide as a queen-size mattress, these are the spots in Paris that your guide books don't even know about.

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The Polar Bear Capital of the World—Churchill, Canada and Environs

Canada is home to Polar Bears, Black Bears, Beluga Whales and Canadian Timber Wolves. Teri Popp’s travel adventures took on a more ruggedly spectacular experience, when she and her family headed to Churchill River on Hudson Bay, Churchill, Canada; our Northern neighbors. If you’re interested in all the planning details, Teri has also set you up for a successful trip of your own.

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Why you should skip Split and Dubrovnik and head to Istria instead

Irina Vishnevskaya provides many reasons for you to add Istria to your Croatian itinerary: Beautiful beaches, island hopping, wine scene, biking paradise, town life extraordinaire and a friendly list of many more!

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Avoid The Tourist Traps and Explore the Hidden Paths

Orielle Heilicher shines a bright perspective on the adventures, foibles, tips, sites, food and drink of traveling in Europe as a student. Orielle’s outlook is fresh, delightful and fun, all the while balancing a student’s budget and time constraints.

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Sintra, Cabo de Roca, and Cascais—Portuguese Treasures to Travel

Teri E. Popp visited Sintra, Cabo de Roca, and Cascais and experienced Portuguese Treasures to Travel! Scenery, architecture, food, and not to be missed vistas, rounded out their trip to Portugal.

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Lovely Lisbon in Winter

Teri E. Popp unlocks the treasures, palaces, monasteries, bridges, neighborhoods and cobblestone streets of Lisbon in a way you won’t soon forget.

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How To Travel: My Life Lessons to Make Yours Easier

Orielle Heilicher’s first Spirited Table post begins with her travel tips: these little treasures will definitely make your trip easier , fun and more relaxing if you haven’t over-packed. Stay tuned for Orielle’s travel across Europe.

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Travel tips from the pros

Irina Vishnevskaya sat down with fellow allé travel planner, Polly, to make a list of our top travel tips for traveling like a pro. You can also Download Your Pro Travel Tips Cheat Sheet!

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