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

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 2018-09-24T16:43:08+00:00

Edinburgh

EDINBURGH Edinburgh – Ten Fun Things to Do Did you know that Edinburgh is the most popular city to visit in Britain after London? Located in eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth, it is the Scottish capital, center of finance, education and law in the north, as well as a major [...]

Edinburgh 2017-08-18T14:53:04+00:00

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey

Cruise Holidays in Iceland Lola and Georges Vassiliadas, owners of My Luxury Travel, with Cruise Holidays offices in Oakville, Toronto and Halifax, recently returned from a fabulous trip to Iceland in May 2017. Here are a few of the photos they took of the dramatic landscape you will find when you too [...]

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey 2017-06-19T17:50:02+00:00

The Lofoten Islands of Norway

Lofoten Islands You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, or in the glossy brochures of proffered resorts. But that does not make it any less worthy [...]

The Lofoten Islands of Norway 2017-05-25T18:40:31+00:00