Posts in Slow Travel
The Rusticator’s Guide to Maine Windjammer Cruises: Sailing Aboard the J. & E. Riggin

Maine windjammer cruises may just be the ultimate in slow travel. This Rusticators Guide has what you need for sailing aboard the Schooner J & E Riggin in Rockland, Maine, one of the most eco-friendly and adventurous travel experiences we’ve ever had. Their 3-7 day sailing vacations and themed Maine cruises through Penobscot Bay are perfect for your next adventure!

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Local and Luxurious Amalfi Coast Tours With Valise Travel Concierge

Looking for an immersive tour of Naples, Sorrento, and the Amalfi Coast but don’t want to plan it on your own? We had a great experience with Valise Travel Concierge, who offer Amalfi Coast tours and concierge travel planning for slow, local tours designed for exactly what interests you. Their 7 day Amalfi Coast itinerary was perfect for first timers, solo females, and slow travelers.

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Austria’s Wachau Valley: Slow Traveling One of the Most Popular Day Trips From Vienna

With gently rolling hills, charming villages, and ancient ruins and castles, Austria’s Wachau Valley is most often referred to as one of the best day trips from Vienna. But one visit was all it took to realize you need more time. Here’s how to slow travel the Wachau Valley and discover the amazing history, great food and of course the renowned Austrian wine.

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The Power of Slow Travel (How To Experience More By Slowing Down)

What is slow traveling? Travelers of all ages are looking to get more from their travels by slowing the pace and making real connections along the way — with local people, the place itself, and the local culture. Because you actually experience more by slowing down. This slow travel guide has examples of slow travel for every kind of traveler, real life experiences, and tips on how you too can slow travel.

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USA Gulf Coast Road Trip: Local Food & Coastal Flavor From Louisiana to Florida

What could be better than a Gulf Coast road trip along coastal Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida - fun in the sun, fresh seafood, white sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, and some of the most unique foods and flavors in the USA? This complete guide has what to see and do, where to stay, and unique seafoodie experiences you have to try!

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Scalloping in Homosassa: Sea-to-Table Family Fun During Florida Scallop Season

Summertime is Florida scallop season, when seafood lovers and adventure travelers head into the shallow waters off the coast and gather up handfuls of scallops by the dozens. But you dont have to be a certified diver to enjoy it. Scalloping in Homosassa rewards foodies with enough fun for the whole family and a savory seafood dinner too.

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Farming Fresh Oysters in Gulf Shores, Alabama: A Fun Sea-to-Table Experience

Foodies and fans of Gulf Coast oysters and seafood will love this unique sea-to-table experience farming and eating fresh oysters from Shellbank Selects in the waters of Bon Secour Bay, Alabama. The boutique venture farm raises and harvest one of the best oysters in Gulf Shores, for a fun and tasty Gulf Coast food experience! 

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Discover Italy Through These Authentic Slow Travel Tuscany Tours

Many travelers today are looking for a deeper - more meaningful - connection to the places they visit, and the movement toward a more local travel experience is taking hold. Companies like Km Zero Tours in Tuscany are redefining what it means to see Italy with slow travel Tuscany experiences that introduce visitors to the local community and the producers who make it all come alive. 

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Tasting Vernaccia Di San Gimignano at Cappella Sant'Andrea Winery in Tuscany

San Gimignano is one of the most popular day trips from Florence, and Cappella Sant'Andrea Winery has one of the best Tuscany wines tours of their organic Vernaccia di San Gimignano winery. Be sure and taste this crisp Italian white wine that's completely unique to San Gimignano on your next visit to Italy. 

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Salute! Tasting The Best Italian Wines of Emilia Romagna On a Bologna Wine Tour

One of the best things to do in Bologna Italy for food and wine lovers is taking a Bologna wine tour of the Valsamoggia region and discovering wines completely unique to the region, like organic Pignoletto wine. Can you think of anything better than enjoying the wines of Emilia Romagna - some of the best Italian wines - than right at the source? Salute!

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Self-Guided Venice Walking Tour: Explore Off The Beaten Path Neighborhoods at Your Own Pace!

Get off-the-beaten-path in one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world - Venice, Italy. This self-guided Venice walking tour with downloadable Google map takes you through some of the less crowded sites, markets, and hidden alleys of the City of Bridges and Canals for a glimpse into authentic Venezia! 

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