Adlon Kempinski Berlin
Service and standards developed and graciously implemented to host heads of state, A-list celebrities and leaders of commerce by the Adlon Kempinski Berlin were surely appreciated by ENTREE .... Brandenberg Tor (Gate), the symbol of Berlin and its reunification, frames the hotel which lie in ruins at the end of WWII. For twenty-eight years the monument existed within view of the west behind the Wall. Then twenty years ago, on November 9, 1989 that wall fell, leading to a rebirth of the once-proud Adlon as well as the city of Berlin... [ENTREE June-July 2009]
New Orleans
New Orleans is one of America’s most loved cities to visit. It has music, food, culture, parties, and best of all, people, characters, if you will. Follow the link for images entitled: FACES OF NEW ORLEANS from the 2007 Satchmo Summer Fest. . . . more N.O. impressions to follow soon.
Santa Barbara Weekend
A friend from Carlsbad was planning a Santa Barbara weekend for his Yacht Club and was looking for some ideas to give his fellow travelers a true Santa Barabara insider experience...
Belize
Formerly known as British Honduras, Belize is a tiny country with a large, but gentle heart. Diving, snorkeling, hiking in the jungles, birding, visiting Mayan archeological sites or just relaxing in tropical splendor...
Tortuga Bay Hotel
Tom spent a few fabulous days at extraordinary Tortuga Bay along the Punta Cana shoreline of the Dominican Republic.
Channel Islands, California
September, 2005 was the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Channel Islands National Park, as well as the designation of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
iWalks Dublin tours
ENTREE continues to find more and good reasons to embrace our iPods. The city of Dublin has published a series of ...
Coahuila & Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico a bustling commercial center where civic drive and energy has created some magnificent community spaces...
Browne’s, a Dublin boutique hotel
Browne’s of Dublin is located across from St. Stephen’s Green Park in an 18th century Georgian townhouse. Rooms and suites exude charm and warmth. Browne’s is part of The Stein Group’s collection...
San Antonio New World Wine & Food Festival
We recently attended the 2005 San Antonio New World Wine & Food Festival where winemakers and chefs treat wine and food lovers...
The College Hotel, Amsterdam
The College Hotel is sure to please with its dynamic blending of tradition with contemporary styling and hospitality. Architectural/design firm, FG Stijl Amsterdam, transformed this circa 1895 school building...
Genoa, Italy
I have many fond memories of the time I spent exploring Genoa, Italy. It is not a common tourist destination, except for perhaps one day as they make their way from France to the more traditional Italian destinations...
Royal Caribbean Mediterranean Cruise

I joined the Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas with stops in Nice, France; Florence/Pisa, Italy; Santorini and Athens, Greece; Taormina, Messina, Naples, Capri and Rome, Italy before returning to Barcelona...

Northwest Ireland

Northwest Ireland brings to our mind three distinct regional products, woolen goods, pottery and Irish whiskey. Visit Magee’s to learn the...

Cancun & Merida, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Uxmal, Tuloum and Chichen Itza are among the most visited, but you might enjoy a visit to the newly discovered Ek’Balam...
Wit’s End Guest Ranch, Resort & Spa, Colorado
Morning greets you at Wit’s End Guest Ranch, Resort and Spa as the sun rises above the 13,000-foot, snow-capped peaks...
The Westgate Hotel, San Diego
A block from the historic Gaslamp Quarter you’ll find traditional European elegance with a modern, European-style service...
  Sarasota, Florida
“Number One Tennis Resort in the U.S.” says Tennis Magazine of The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort in Sarasota, Florida...
 
Adagio Hotel, San Francisco
  San Francisco has an incredibly diverse and exciting range of hotels for their visitors. May we suggest the Hotel Adagio...
 
Outer Banks, North Carolina
  A highlight of our trip was flying off the dunes at Jockey’s Ridge State Park under the delightful and capable guidance of Kitty Hawk Kites...
 
Bermuda
  Brilliant, turquoise waters, pink sand beaches, sparkling white rooftops nestled atop pastel-hued houses and the absolute civility of the island’s people...
 
Sonesta Beach Resort & Spa Bermuda
  The Sonesta Beach Resort & Spa Bermuda is the islands’ only major beachfront luxury resort...
 
The Hacienda Hotel, San Diego
  The Hacienda Hotel in Old Town San Diego offers a hillside village flavor with a great location...
 
Super Clubs Grand Lido Sans Souci, Jamaica
  Soothing sounds of waves crashing on the rocks below your massage gazebo set the tone for an ideal get-away...
 
Wyndham Rose Hall Beach Resort
  Jamaica's Wyndham Rose Hall Beach Resort offers families a memorable vacation sure to satisfy
 
The Shoreham, New York City
  Join creative professionals from the world of fashion and theater as well as other discerning visitors at The Shoreham...
 
The Roger Williams, New York City
  At the corner of Madison and East 31st perceptive travelers will feel a
sense of something special inside The Roger Williams...
 
Hotel Wales, New York City
  You don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy top-level accommodations in New York City. Manhattan’s venerable Carnegie Hill neighborhood...
 
Movie Making in Utah
  Most sets are either gone or on private property, but the distinctive rock formations and backdrops are as memorable as they are breathtaking...
   
   
  Croce's Restaurant & Jazz Bar, San Diego
  You will be enjoying one of our favorite venus for food, music and people watching...
  Cortez, San Francisco
  Just off the lobby you will find Cortez, the Hotel Adagio’s new restaurant, which is as smart as the city itself...
 
Sea House Restaurant, Maui
  Take a short drive up the coast to the Sea House Restaurant on the sands of drop dead gorgeous Napili Bay...
 
Lou & Mickey's, San Diego
 

We can heartily recommend “Lou & Mickey’s” in the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp District...

   
   
  Santa Barbara International Film Festival
  The 19th Annual Santa Barbara Film Festival has as one of its compelling features the delightful ambience and community of Santa Barbara itself...
 
Cirque du Soleil's Dralion
 

A feast for all the senses and sensibilities. Cirque du Soleil’s latest North American touring show, Dralion, casts an Oriental theme...

   
   
  Marjorie Luke Theatre, Santa Barbara
  The historic Santa Barbara Junior High School Theatre provides a fertile learning ground in the arts for countless young people...

Solstice Parade, Santa Barbara
The Summer Solstice parade takes place each year on the Saturday nearest the first day of summer. This special celebration of art, dance and spirit takes a State Street route up to Alameda Park where we enjoy musical performances, drum circles, food, crafts and fun in the sun.
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I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival
On Memorial Day weekend the Plaza of the Santa Barbara Old Mission is transformed by 200 colorful, large-scale, street paintings...
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The School Down Under - now closed, I believe
  In the ancient and classical sense, school is in session whenever one finds a student seated at one end of a log, and a teacher at the other... Extending the spirit of the Santa Barbara Middle School, The School Down Under (New Zealand) is based on the Oxford/Cambridge model where the teacher holds intensive, informal seminars with 5 to 7 students at a time...
   
  Gone Too Soon
  This morning Mark had to write what was probably the most difficult piece he's ever worked on. Moe passed away last week at the age of 32...
  The Greek Isle of Santorini
  In the time-honored tradition of experiencing grand adventures despite of or because of proper planning, a missed road sign at the fork in the road led to magical day on Santorini...
   

 

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