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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...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand2019-10-22T17:55:26+00:00

Barcelona: Cruise Port to the Mediterranean

Barcelona, Spain, has become a popular port for cruise lines. Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, and Holland America, to name just few, offer cruises to the Western Mediterranean.  The city’s art, architecture and culture make Barcelona a perfect city...

Barcelona: Cruise Port to the Mediterranean2019-09-17T15:03:28+00:00

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia

So you are travelling to Sydney Australia. Great! Here are some things you should not miss when you are in the city. A) The Rocks Markets – “The Rocks” is actually an area of the city center known for ...

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia2019-08-07T16:09:13+00:00

Charming Croatia

Krka National Park (Image: Bigstock) 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 [...]

Charming Croatia2019-07-15T13:36:45+00:00

Fun in the Sun | Barbados

If you have a warm weather vacation in mind, Barbados should be near the top of your list if not at the very top. Like a few other islands in this southern vacation wonderland, ...

Fun in the Sun | Barbados2019-06-07T12:26:46+00:00

St. Kitts | All That’s Sweet

Years ago, the sugar used to sweeten your coffee, tea and baked goods could very well have come from the Caribbean, and specifically from a small volcanic island in the Leeward Islands called St.Kitts. Nowadays St Kitts ...

St. Kitts | All That’s Sweet2019-05-14T16:27:24+00:00

Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips

If you wish to attend a once-in-ten-year event and enjoy the pastoral scenes of Bavaria in Germany, plan to attend the Passion Play at Oberammergau. What is this famous event all about? Here are some quick facts about this historic play:

Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips2019-04-17T18:38:34+00:00

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine

A popular stopping spot for any Rhine River cruise is Rüdesheim, or Rüdesheim am Rhine, located at the eastern bank of the Rhine Gorge not far from the Lorelei. It is surrounded by vineyards and lies below the towering Niederwald.

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine2019-03-20T14:04:19+00:00

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

The first thing you should probably know about Dun Laoghaire, if  you are a visitor, is how to pronounce the name of this seaside town, situated about 12 kilometers and a short train ride, from Dublin.

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland2019-02-21T15:10:29+00:00

Romantic Santorini

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to propose, get married, renew vows or enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon.

Romantic Santorini2019-01-22T20:21:40+00:00