In Search of the Polar Lights

The Northern Lights are a great attraction for those of us who wander with a purpose on our vacations and an unexpected delight for those of us who don’t.

In Search of the Polar Lights2020-10-15T19:41:15+00:00

St. Lucia

One of the favorite island port of calls of cruise lines, St. Lucia in the Lesser Antilles is a small (200,000 plus square miles) island in the Eastern Caribbean. Covered in lush vegetation, hilly – volcanoes – it has a small native population ...

St. Lucia2020-09-16T19:33:50+00:00

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks opt to see Rome, Florence, Tuscany and ...

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli2020-08-20T19:40:18+00:00

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

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

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand2020-07-20T16:32:26+00:00

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful areas in Europe. Situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, the lake is not far from the city of Ljubljana so it is a great place to visit as a sole destination, as a day-trip or on a pre or post river cruise or ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled2020-07-20T16:24:50+00:00

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean2020-05-27T16:44:23+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 Croatia2020-04-21T13:41:26+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 Salerno ...

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast2020-03-16T18:43:47+00:00

A Scotch Whisky Tour

Whether you are a whisky drinker or a wine aficionado, a whisky “tour “ of Scotland is informative, fun and satisfying - taking you from the Lowlands to the Highlands to see the best scenery and attractions to be found in this country of friendly people.

A Scotch Whisky Tour2020-02-19T15:48:35+00:00

When in Rome | 14 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 ...

When in Rome | 14 Tips2020-01-21T18:16:30+00:00