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 ...

2022-08-10T12:43:49-04:00August 10th, 2022|

When in 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, the Vatican and the Colosseum. This article features fourteen little tips ...

2021-10-25T11:23:53-04:00October 25th, 2021|

The Winelands of South Africa

If planning travel to South Africa some of the first things you might mention to your travel professional are that you wish to explore Cape Town and book a safari. There is something else worth your consideration ...

2021-06-24T14:00:43-04:00June 24th, 2021|

The Queen’s Hamlet, Versailles

Situated in the area of parklands known as the the Domaine de Trianon (Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon with gardens), the Queen’s Hameau (Village) is associated with Marie-Antoinette. Consisting of ten buildings (factories), it was ...

2021-05-26T15:24:57-04:00May 26th, 2021|

Culinary Travel | Truffle Hunting

There is such a category as culinary travel, a chance to stay in a new country (or region) with the specific goals of learning to cook and eat a local dish. A popular one of these culinary jaunts has you hunting the raw ingredient too. That ingredient is truffles.

2021-02-22T12:06:00-05:00February 22nd, 2021|

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

When one travels, a good night’s rest before a day of sightseeing is paramount – unless of course, you travel with the object of a disturbed night as your ultimate goal. The paranormal has always intrigued the public ...

2020-10-15T14:07:23-04:00October 15th, 2020|

Three Romantic Castles

What can be more romantic than a castle? They are found most often in the fairy tales of our youth and the legends of long-ago-and-far-away expanded upon in books and on screen. Everyone has their favourite ...

2020-04-20T14:29:10-04:00April 20th, 2020|
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