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

Flamenco, the Music of Andalusia

Certain types of music and dance become associated with countries. Spain is no exception as one’s mind immediately hears the guitarist and sees the brightly dressed female dancer, her feet pounding a staccato beat and fingers clicking castanets.

Flamenco, the Music of Andalusia2018-11-22T21:15:57+00:00

Luxury Honeymoons

For those who decide that a honeymoon is the time to go all out and try something just a little different than the normal escape, here’s a few suggestions for luxury honeymoons with links to examples ...

Luxury Honeymoons2018-10-16T19:50:28+00:00

Romantic Santorini

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to propose, ...

Romantic Santorini2018-08-20T20:07:05+00:00
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