8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is that country to the south east of Australia. Because both these countries are close together across the Pacific from the west coast of North America, they are often combined in one visit which is a shame. They are entirely different from each other and ...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand2019-09-24T14:21:27+00:00

When in Rome | Travel Tips

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when in Rome. You will, in all probability, wish to see the usual tourist favorites: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican and the Colosseum. This article features fourteen little tips learned during a recent visit that may enhance your stay in Rome.

When in Rome | Travel Tips2019-08-19T17:54:25+00:00

Swiss Alps & Bavaria | Let’s Cool Off!

It’s that time of year when the heat can be brutal, and we are all thankful for air conditioning. Naturally, as a self-professed warm weather lover, I’m thinking of Jungfraujoch, Switzerland. Yesterday it reached a high of 41 degrees Fahrenheit in Jungfraujoch.

Swiss Alps & Bavaria | Let’s Cool Off!2019-07-22T14:16:00+00:00

Charming Croatia

Croatia lies in a cluster of small countries on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. It not only sports a long coastline, but it extends inland to border the countries of Hungary, Slovenia, and Serbia. For this reason, you can visit Croatia not only on an ocean cruise but also ...

Charming Croatia2019-06-12T15:43:26+00:00

St. Kitts | All That is Sweet

Years ago, the sugar used to sweeten your coffee, tea and baked goods could very well have come from the Caribbean, and specifically from a small volcanic island in the Leeward Islands called St.Kitts. Nowadays ...

St. Kitts | All That is Sweet2019-05-15T17:11:43+00:00

Mykonos | The Island of the Winds

Mykonos quickly became a favorite playground for the world’s rich and famous as well as well-heeled Greeks with summer homes when the temperatures rose too high on the mainland. The wind which inhibits the growth of foliage ...

Mykonos | The Island of the Winds2019-05-02T17:26:48+00:00

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast

Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns that stretch between Naples and ...

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast2019-03-25T17:29:04+00:00

3 Fun Festivities in Europe

There are hundreds of festivities celebrated throughout Europe and if you are lucky in the timing of your travels, you may be able to attend one whether by design or by happenstance. For instance, many folks travel specially ...

3 Fun Festivities in Europe2019-02-21T17:36:36+00:00

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park was the first of its kind established in Croatia, and proclaimed as a national park in 1949. Thirty years later the park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you are like most North Americans, you have probably never heard ,,,

Plitvice Lakes National Park2019-01-17T20:07:03+00:00

The Lure of Spain

The land of bullfighters, flamenco dancers, fiestas and siestas, plus crispy churros con chocolate. What’s not to love? If Spain is on your travel wish list, but you’re short on time, not interested in an escorted tour, and a cruise ...

The Lure of Spain2018-11-22T22:26:13+00:00
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