Advantages of a Cruise Tour

2016-02-26T15:06:30+00:00

Cruise or Cruise Tour? Many ocean cruises and river cruises often come with the option of extending your stay, either pre or post cruise, with a land tour. One of the most popular and widely known cruise tours are those associated with Alaska cruises. These land tours can encompass up to a week’s extra stay. [...]

Advantages of a Cruise Tour 2016-02-26T15:06:30+00:00

5 Things to Do in Cuba

2016-11-03T13:44:31+00:00

Cuba is a popular vacation destination especially with Canadians who flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive holiday. With the country opening up to American visitors, Cuba may be on the verge of changing to accommodate many more sun-loving and curious tourists. Here are five things to do on your visit to this [...]

5 Things to Do in Cuba 2016-11-03T13:44:31+00:00

Dracula’s Castle

2016-02-05T19:55:15+00:00

Bran Castle, Romania Flying to or from Budapest on a river cruise vacation? While you are in Hungary, you should consider staying a few days to explore nearby Romania as well. Though a bit far away for a day trip (even two), you might wish to consider visiting  Bran Castle tucked away on the Transylvania [...]

Dracula’s Castle 2016-02-05T19:55:15+00:00

Transylvania Churches ~ Worth a Visit

2016-02-05T19:49:26+00:00

When traveling in Europe, popular types of places to visit, besides museums and castles, are the churches and cathedrals. You’ll most often find these on the itineraries of guided tours and river cruise shore excursions. The cynical may comment the reason for this is that these buildings have free admission, but then the cynical are [...]

Transylvania Churches ~ Worth a Visit 2016-02-05T19:49:26+00:00

3 Fun (& Naughty) Things To Do In Paris

2016-02-05T19:58:05+00:00

Paris, Aerial View Of course there’s a million fun things to do in Paris (well that might be a slight exaggeration) but here are three with slightly naughty overtones that you might want to try: 1. Buy a lock and key combination (bicycle or locker type lock). Have it engraved with the name [...]

3 Fun (& Naughty) Things To Do In Paris 2016-02-05T19:58:05+00:00

Bangkok- Temples & Teeming Markets

2016-02-05T20:09:24+00:00

Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world but as a city itself , it is not that old. Despite its relatively young age as cities go (a few centuries), it is a striking contrast of the old and the new. Two areas of interest that may be highlights to any visit [...]

Bangkok- Temples & Teeming Markets 2016-02-05T20:09:24+00:00

The Old Bridge of Florence

2016-02-05T20:11:42+00:00

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

Lost Love and Locks

2016-02-05T20:14:08+00:00

Would you think twice about making a wish and throwing a coin into a fountain or wishing well? Probably not – unless it was your last coin and you needed it, of course. Most money is gathered up from public “wishing wells” and given to charity so it’s a nice gesture even if the wish [...]

Lost Love and Locks 2016-02-05T20:14:08+00:00

Ephesus

2016-02-05T20:18:42+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

Island of Skye

2016-02-05T20:25:26+00:00

Hills, History, and Hiking Heading to the Highlands, and visiting the island of Skye in the Inner Hebrides? Here's what to expect: The Isle of Skye is connected to the mainland of Scotland by a bridge named,of course, "Skye Bridge". Though it is the largest island ( except for Lewis and Harris) in the country, [...]

Island of Skye 2016-02-05T20:25:26+00:00