The Perfect Tuscan Villa

by Jamie Edwards I try to avoid the word ‘perfect’ when I write. It’s deliberate, as there really is no perfect. Perfect can set us up for failure, and often does. Whether I’m writing about a meal, a bottle of wine, or a …

New Year, who dis?

By Eric Hrubant If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that being nimble and having a sense of humor are very important.  Whatever happens, or doesn’t happen, in 2022, know that our team of professional travel advisors at CIRE is …

8 Questions With… David Lee, Founder of Cultural Cuba

Is Cuba on your must-visit list?  Well, if it’s not already, it certainly will be after you hear from our passionate partner and Cuba expert, David Lee.  David founded his Destination Management Company, Cultural Cuba, as a passion project ten years ago and …

Our Gift to You This Holiday? Connections.

(And we don’t mean layovers.) Clarence, the guardian angel in It’s a Wonderful Life, said, “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?”  Sappy, but true, especially this year, especially right …

Should I Use a Travel Agent?

by Eric Hrubant The phones are ringing off the hook… And, I couldn’t be happier! Travel is back and the feeling of hope is almost palpable. As your trusted travel advisor, my top priority is to equip you with the knowledge you need …