This is what happens when your travel planner meets you in Provence, picks you up in a classic car, and gives you a personal tour of his favorite villages.
Strategies for beating holiday prices, crowds, and sell-out conditions, as well as destinations to consider that are alternatives to the typical fare.
Pleasant temperatures, fewer tourists, and shoulder-season deals make October a great time to travel to a large swath of the globe.
Frequent WOW List travelers Patty and Len Campbell earned a WOW Moment during their Alaska cruise, and this is the extraordinary day they got.
At WendyPerrin.com we hear from a lot of travelers who would like to plan a cruise but have run up against a big challenge. Here, we solve that challenge.
This WOW Moment gave two frequent travelers a different perspective on Cape Town—and on surprises.
These crowd-avoidance tips will help you make the most of your time in Paris, even at the height of tourist season.
In the September installment of our monthly series, we point you to the places you should be booking trips to this month.
I chose Belize for a recent family trip because the best vacations are those where you try something new you’ve never done before.
Leisure travel usually slows down after Labor Day, but September is the ideal month for many places around the world.
The Unclaimed Baggage Center is 40,000 square feet of your stuff, bought in bulk from the airlines’ baggage equivalent of the dead letter office.
A cruise is similar to a resort vacation—but a few days on the Seabourn Ovation showed how much better it can be, if done right.
Insider tips for making your trip to Provence go more smoothly, despite the crowds that flock to this popular region.
August is a great time to start thinking about travel plans for the rest of the year, and into the next one.
If you’re itching for something more adventurous than an easy beach escape, these are the best places to travel this August.
These photos of international ice cream sundaes, cones, and concoctions look so tasty, they'll serve as inspiration for your next trip.
Learn more about Wendy's "WOW Moments" project.
Most travelers who think about taking a cooking vacation in Italy automatically look for a cooking school. But there’s a much smarter way.
Spain is the second most visited country in the world, yet tourists stick to the same routes. Here's how and where to avoid the crowds.
On every third qualifying trip, Wendy will add a surprise WOW Moment to your itinerary. Click for details.
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