Victoria Falls | In the Footsteps of Livingstone

If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you should not miss is a visit to Victoria Falls...the local tribes people, the Kololo, had named this wonder of nature “Mosi-oa-Tunya” or “The Smoke That Thunders.”

Victoria Falls | In the Footsteps of Livingstone2024-02-14T12:42:11-05:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri,...

The Essence of Capri, Italy2023-12-28T13:26:57-05:00

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 ...

3 Fun Festivities in Europe2023-11-21T12:51:15-05:00

The Fountains of Rome

Did you know Rome has more fountains than any other city in the world? There are over two thousand fountains scattered over the city, with fifty standing as major monuments and others varying in size and importance.

The Fountains of Rome2023-10-23T12:23:36-04:00

Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como as a vacation destination belies the idea that Italy is all Roman ruins and antiquities. This picturesque area in the Lombardy region near Milan in the north of Italy ,,,

Lake Como, Italy2023-08-24T12:52:15-04:00

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador

Unique experiences are what may travelers seek with their vacations these days. Some seek adventure; some seek new destinations; and others seek out new cultures.  Being “screeched-in” sounds like a particularly gruesome cultural practice...

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador2023-06-21T14:30:54-04:00

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

Have you enjoyed a traditional British tea in your travels? If not, you are missing out on a delightful custom. You don’t have to visit the British Isles to partake of this meal as many hotels, restaurants and cruise lines offer their version...

Anyone for Afternoon Tea?2023-01-23T15:50:04-05:00

Pompeii: What You Should Know Before You Visit

A visit to Pompeii is a popular shore excursion for any cruise line that stops in Naples, Italy as it is not far distant from the port.* For background,  Pompeii was a Roman city that was decimated in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius ...

Pompeii: What You Should Know Before You Visit2022-08-10T13:05:57-04:00

Oktoberfest in Bavaria

This folk festival is extremely popular with millions attending each year from around the world. Despite its name Oktoberfest, most of the festival occurs in September.

Oktoberfest in Bavaria2021-12-22T15:27:03-05:00
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