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Asia Vacation Rentals

SINGAPORE: 1BR and STUDIO vacation rentals, owned by Harvard grad. Like 5* hotel, at half price! www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/4655908 and www.airbnb.com.sg/rooms/5306340. Mention Harvard for 10% discount.

Caribbean Vacation Rentals

Hillcrest Guest House, St. John, US Virgin Islands, www.HillcrestStJohn.com, 340-776-6774.
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Tortola, BVI: Three-bedroom house 50 yards from beautiful Long Bay Beach. Ewinghouse@gmail.com or 646-526-7111. www.ewinghouse.com.

Central America Vacation Rentals

COSTA RICA Luxury Villas/Condos. Ocean Views, Beach Club, Concierge, Golf, Spa, Adventures! Jane@PapagayoLuxury.com. 305-600-0766.
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France Vacation Rentals

Paris vacation apartments, hotel reservations, things to do, destination guide & more. Visit the new www.parisnet.com.

Paris—7th. Metro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sevres and St. Germain. 1,100/week. 2 week minimum. kentbrittan@yahoo.com.

Provence. Venasque, charming hilltop village near Avignon. Restored 16th c. stone house with 2 apartments. Rooftop terraces, spectacular views. Vineyards, markets, restaurants, historic sites nearby. $850-$1,500/week. www.chezkubik.com. Padraic Spence ’65: 413-274-6839. lilypadinc@aol.com.

France, Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. max@gwu.edu.

Languedoc. Stunning views from rooftop terrace of beautifully restored medieval village house. Sleeps 4-7, WiFi, walled garden. Mediterranean, Carcassonne, hiking, vineyards. See www.caussi.com. 646-552-8661.

FRENCH RIVIERA. Beautiful townhouse in authentic village in the backcountry, near Gorges du Loup, St Paul de Vence, Tourrettes sur Loup, etc. Incredible views from all windows, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, well appointed. Sleeps 4. $1400/wk. greatfrenchrentals@comcast.net.

Paris. Luxurious, large, sun-filled belle epoque apartment just off Place St. Michel on Left Bank. 4th floor. Lovely details, fully equipped, cleaning 2x/wk. Sleeps 5. Minimum week, $4,450. Call 617-491-0006.

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. www.parisgrenelle.com. 207-752-0285.

Paris-Marais: Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Non-smokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538; www.acrossthewater.net.

Burgundy. Harvard alumni-owned 18th-century village house overlooking historic chateau in the Burgundian countryside. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, gourmet kitchen, cable, WiFi. 30 mins to Beaune. Bicycles available. Discover the best food, wine & historic sites. $1,500/week year round. www.franceburgundycottage.com.

Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre and Luxembourg Garden. gam1@comcast.net, 609-924-7520.

Provence: Stunning updated farmhouse, Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520. gam1@comcast.net.

Paris, Provence, Tuscany & London—Haven in Paris: Boutique Vacation Apartment & Villa Rentals. Central Paris, Panoramic Views. All properties personally chosen & visited by Haven in Paris staff. 617-395-4243; www.haveninparis.com; e-mail: info@haveninparis.com.

Loire Valley B&B and cottage, self catering, for rent. French Country Charm. www.le-clos-de-ligre.com.

Let au Château help you find the perfect accommodation for your next visit to France. http://www.au-chateau.com.
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Great Britain & Ireland Vacation Rentals

London, Regent’s Park— Modern 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment full kitchen in private courtyard. Very centrally located. regentpark@charter.net, 314-517-6420.

Hungary Vacation Rentals

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Beautiful, classic, 2 bedroom apartment in the historic heart of Budapest. Sunny, many amenities, balcony, perfect for family vacations or business trips. pbalogh@pacificalawyer.com, or www.budapestbestapartment.com.

Italy Vacation Rentals

Tuscany: Just south of Siena, beautifully restored 11th C. Abbey set on 40 hillside acres of vineyards and rose gardens. 8 double bedrooms with 7 ensuite bathrooms, 3 kitchens, large marble pool, excellent staff—perfect for anniversaries and reunions. See photos at FineVillas.com, Abbadia listing, and call 917-287-1966.

Beautiful holiday villas. Enjoy the country, city, beach. Tuscany: www.vrbo.com/170993. Rome: www.vrbo.com/239418. Calabria: www.vrbo.com/6673. Havenlink.Alessandra@gmail.com.

Tuscany: Ancestral Villa Sweeping views, olive groves, vineyards. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool.609-683-3813, jetas5@comcast.net.

Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, jetas5@comcast.net.

Going to Italy? Let a Stanford alum who lives there guide and drive you. He’ll follow your lead if you wish or he’ll surprise you with discoveries he’s made over the years. Your wishes are his commands. Check out: www.follow-your-nose.com.

TUSCANY: Private luxury villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.