useful links & favorite places

Transporting film (if you still use film) and airport security

Travel Insurance
Very interesting site, all about travel insurance and why you should get it:

Comparison shop prices and policies of travel insurance companies by clicking these links. Be certain to examine the fine print for each policy.:

Using electrical appliances abroad - foreign electrical voltage etc.

Weather in Italy:

Foreign Currency:

General Travel Information:

Paris Taxi and shuttle service from airports to central Paris

Alumni websites:

Language learning
Savoir Faire Language Institute, Inc. A progressive foreign language institute specializing in teaching Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, German, Arabic and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Online Art and Photo Galleries - the online art gallery for art, illustration and art photography -

Collectible Cameras - Specializing in pre-owned photography  equipment, Collectible Cameras has thousands of modern, vintage,  film, and digital cameras, lenses and accessories!  Secure online shopping and worldwide shipping.

Our collaborator and friend in Provence, Julien Lautier
Julien Lautier - photography workshops in Provence -
Le Mas Jorel - luxury bed and breakfast in the Luberon Valley, Provence... our accommodation while in Provence -

Apartment rentals in Paris and Provence
Haven in Paris - beautiful apartment rentals run by a lovely Franco-American couple, Erica Berman and Alain Ollier. I can absolutely recommend that you stay in one of their apartments on your next trip to Paris. - 

David Crossman - Author of "Dead and Breakfast" a mystery featuring a female photo tour leader - based on Barbara van Zanten
I met David while staying with a group at the Chateau d'Arnac in the Dordogne -

Just because...
Wildlife Vets International - Wildlife Vets International is a registered conservation charity that provides expert veterinary support to endangered animal projects, all over the world. As well as responding to emergencies affecting endangered species, it provides vital expert training and equipment to biologists and vets working with conservation projects in the UK and overseas.They function solely on donations. -


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