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Social Media and Travel

Your Electronic Device and Social Media. Social media: you either love it to the point of being addicted to your devices or deplore what it has done to face-to-face socializing. Either way, it is having a huge impact on our daily lives, and on our special moments

Social Media and Travel 2018-06-12T16:40:30+00:00

When in Rome

14 Observations and Hints for Visiting Rome. 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 ...

When in Rome 2018-05-29T15:29:30+00:00

Valletta, Malta

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 ...

Valletta, Malta 2018-04-09T17:20:17+00:00

Tuscany, Food for Thought

Tuscany evokes images in the mind’s eye of rolling hills with vineyards, ancient stone cities baking under an Italian sun, Lombardy poplars swaying in the breeze, and happy families eating alfresco sharing wine, pasta and bread in the cool of the evening.

Tuscany, Food for Thought 2018-03-13T21:06:52+00:00

River Cruises – Fun for All Ages

Have you been on a river cruise yet? Do you think it is just the choice of older, retired pensioners on vacation? If you have never been on a river cruise, or haven’t been in a few years, you may be surprised to find it is a vacation choice for all types of people ...

River Cruises – Fun for All Ages 2018-02-21T20:56:22+00:00

Cruises vs. Resorts

You meet two kinds of vacationers – the ones who love to cruise and the ones who prefer their all inclusive resorts. These are some of the reasons you will hear most often by those who vacation year after year at resorts as...

Cruises vs. Resorts 2017-12-12T15:47:45+00:00

Arles, France

ARLES Ancient Roman City in France It is amazing how the cities along the Rhone and Saone can all be in the same country – sometimes the same region – and can be so different. Cruise along the rivers from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saone, and you will never be at a loss for [...]

Arles, France 2017-11-16T15:37:21+00:00

Iceland – Amazing & Unique

ICELAND - AMAZING & UNIQUE Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. While that picture may contain some truths, it can not negate the reasons to visit this small, unique island situated close to the Arctic Circle in the cold North Atlantic waters. Here [...]

Iceland – Amazing & Unique 2017-10-17T15:12:36+00:00

Tying the Knot at Sea

Tying the Knot at Sea Thinking about getting married on a cruise ship? It is certainly an option for those desiring a smaller guest list, less cost, and a wedding/honeymoon in one. You should be prepared well in advance just as with the more complicated, costly, and stressful big wedding on land. Thoroughly [...]

Tying the Knot at Sea 2017-09-25T21:10:43+00:00