Author Archives: Kathy Stewart

Kathy Stewart

About Kathy Stewart

Expert Trip Designer Kathy Stewart visited more than 30 countries by the age of 18 and has a natural knack for revealing a region’s most authentic (and fun!) experiences. While the moniker “Chatty Kathy” wasn’t actually invented for her, it might as well have been.

Vines 101: Côtes du Rhône and Provençal Appellations

Home to the Côtes du Rhône and the world famous Châteauneuf-du-Pape, in Provence the vineyards stand out as distinctly as the fields of lavender. more…

Top 5 Spring Break Destinations For Your Family

Since the beaches of Fort Lauderdale tend to offer a different variety of transcendence than the kind we’re after, we thought we’d provide a few suggestions for spring break trips where you and your family can wind down the winter in style. more…

Explorer’s Index: Top Five Hottest Family Trips

A quick glance at the B&R Dictionary describes adventure in part as, “daring to travel to some of the world’s greatest playgrounds with your kids in tow.” more…

In Pictures: Alsace & Champagne

In the home of Moet, Dom Perignon and Anselme Selosse, wine is king. (But the food, history and biking are certainly nothing to scoff at.) more…

Vines 101: Alsace Wine

Alsace wine has been made since at least Roman times—so as you can imagine, they’ve pretty much got the hang of it by now. more…

Things to do in Strasbourg

I’ve listed some of my favourite things to do in Strasbourg, where unique cultures blend together amidst charming timber-framed buildings. more…

Cuisine 101: Alsatian Cuisine

According to many Alsatians, the reason the Romans occupied Alsace for so long was because they loved the cooking! more…

Bastion Ste. Anne

Nestled within the ancient walls of one of France’s most beloved food and wine towns, you’ll find a beguiling hideaway for two: Bastion Ste. Anne. more…

Vines 101: A HIstory of Napa Valley Wine

Today, the Napa Valley thrives on being on the cutting edge in both wine making and production, with a fruitful future ahead. more…

In London, Tons
to Do with Tots

The great thing about bringing your brood to London is that, while it can be expensive, a lot of the best things to do with kids in London are free! more…

Five Reasons to Visit Loire Valley with Your Family

Before you check out the slideshow and find out just what makes the Loire Valley such a perfect destination for families, a brief note of caution. more…

Italy and Croatia
With the Kids

We had travelled to Italy and Croatia with the kids before, but my husband, who is Croatian-Canadian, never gets tired of either country. more…

The Patrimonial Passion
of A. Rafanelli

An Italian immigrant, Alberto Rafanelli first founded A. Rafanelli Winery in the early 1900s. more…

Provence Olive Oil

The Greeks believed that the cultivation of the olive tree was the hallmark of a civilized society, and they may have been on to something. more…

Bicycling Magazine: Insider Morocco

Planning your vacation over a family meal? BICYCLING magazine has some ideas in their “Spin the Globe” story, including B&R’s Morocco Bistro Trip! more…

Apricot Hill: Butterfield & Robinson

Apricot Hill profiles Butterfield & Robinson. more…

Travel Market Report: Tour Ops Cultivate Brand Loyalty

“Tour operators are diversifying with new product lines priced both lower and higher than their traditional tours. The strategy is aimed at reaching new markets as well as building brand loyalty among travelers – and travel agents.” more…

Departures: World’s Most Bikeable Wine Regions

“Cycling and wine have long captured the imaginations of American travelers with dreams of gliding through verdant, more…

Travel + Leisure: 2012 World’s Best Awards

Once again Butterfield & Robinson has been included in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. This year we are thrilled to have placed fourth in the Tour Operator category. more…

Luxury Latin America: Walking Peru

Luxury Latin America profiles B&R. more…


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