Beautiful Historical Valletta


If you want to get away from big cities and take in some of the best views in the Mediterranean, your choice must be the historical city of Valletta in Malta. First of all, the population here is less than seven thousand making the city just a big town in disguise. Secondly, while all views [...]

Beautiful Historical Valletta 2016-02-05T20:03:45+00:00

The Old Bridge of Florence


Florence in Italy is full of wondrous sights for the visitor but perhaps the most beautiful spot, especially of an evening, would have to be the “old bridge”, Ponte Vecchio. Crowded most days with shoppers, sightseers, musicians and, alas, great opportunists (pickpockets), you may be hesitant to wade in but as with all locations some [...]

The Old Bridge of Florence 2016-02-05T20:11:42+00:00



An Open Air Museum Did you know that to see the largest collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean you need to visit what was at one time referred to as Asia Minor? This would be the ruins of the once mighty city and seaport, of Ephesus in Turkey. City of Ephesus [...]

Ephesus 2016-02-05T20:18:42+00:00



The Pearl of the Mediterranean Here are some interesting facts about one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Europe – the little postage stamp country of Montenegro. This small country is hugged on three sides by Croatia, Serbia, Albania and Bosnia/Heregovnia, and to its fourth side, by the Adriatic Sea. Its newly independent government [...]

Montenegro 2016-02-05T20:22:28+00:00

Romantic Venice


A Gondola Ride Something everyone should have on their bucket list: taking a gondola ride in Venice. Evidently most people must think this way, as today there are about 400 gondoliers plying the waters of Venetian canals each day ferrying almost exclusively tourist clientèle. Gondola "stand" As everyone know,s Venice is built on a [...]

Romantic Venice 2016-02-05T20:47:44+00:00

Video – Po River cruise on the River Countess & post stay in Rome


Beth Schulberg , Cruise and Travel Specialist, and her husband explored Venice and the surrounding countryside and cities on a Po River cruise with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises in the late autumn of 2014. The photos she took there, and of their post stay in the city of Rome were compiled into a video review [...]

Video – Po River cruise on the River Countess & post stay in Rome 2017-07-31T15:31:10+00:00

All Rhodes lead to … Greece?


Rhodes the City, on the Island of Rhodes Rhodes is a very popular spot for tourists, but not one you hear about often or see in many travel photos. If you are going to Greece or Turkey, especially on a cruise, it should be one stop you should look for on the itinerary. The reason? [...]

All Rhodes lead to … Greece? 2017-02-24T20:03:07+00:00



Portofino, Italy Once upon a time there was a sleepy little fishing village located on a peninsula in a half-moon shaped bay on the north west coast of Italy now known as the Italian Riviera. Like many ancient villages it had gone through a number of rulers over time from the Romans who [...]

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The Island of the Winds


Mykonos Before it was discovered by tourism in the 1950’s, the island of Mykonos had it rough economically. This island, part of the Cyclades series of Greek islands and islets in the Mediterranean sea, is small, rocky and dry. The sun shines 80% of the year, a different "wind" blows every season – the Sirocco [...]

The Island of the Winds 2016-02-05T21:20:25+00:00

Pizza and Gelato -O My!


The Attractions of Naples Naples – a city port along Italy’s west coast, capital of the region of Campania and 3rd largest municipality in the country. This is a droll description that does not conjure up much excitement in the traveler’s heart. But let me assure you, no traveler to Italy should miss this vibrant [...]

Pizza and Gelato -O My! 2016-02-05T21:39:17+00:00