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for the glowing review! "Go ask Alice ... where all the best vineyard gardens are. She's an erudite charmer; you'll have fun!"

Garden Travel

Majorelle Garden .. Jardin Majorelle

Majorelle Garden Yellow Planter .. Striking Play of Shadows

Magical Morocco, a country where magnificent landscapes unfold. Cities rich with history and culture beckon travelers, while expats from the far corners are lured to put down roots. And in Marrakech… garden lovers discover the world renowned Jardin Majorelle.

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Historic Gardens

Springtime Travel: Wisteria Bedecked Gardens

Monks House  Wisteria  Photo © Alice Joyce

Lavish displays of Wisteria are one of the joys of Springtime garden sojourns in the United Kingdom. From London to the countryside, you can revel in lavish displays of fragrant, cascading wisteria.

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Looking Back: Gardens, Fountains, Brilliant Blooms

Kensington Roof Gardens: Rill Photo © Alice Joyce

Memories gathered from our travels continue to give pleasure long after we’ve returned home. In looking back on my sojourns, I enjoy dwelling upon landscapes that captured my imagination, settings that remain in my mind’s-eye as vivid impressions, continuing to enrich my days. As 2011 draws to a close, I’m looking back on historical sights, and also iconic contemporary settings that I highly recommend when planning travel.

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