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10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

October 15th, 2020|

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 ...

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts

September 16th, 2020|

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens ...

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

August 20th, 2020|

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 the Italian Riviera or perhaps the Amalfi coast.

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

July 20th, 2020|

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 ...

8 Reasons to Visit New Zealand

May 27th, 2020|

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 ...

Three Romantic Castles

April 20th, 2020|

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 ...

The Rich Coast, Costa Rica

March 9th, 2020|

Let’s visit Costa Rica that small Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua on the north and Panama on the south and the two bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Do not be fooled into lumping this tourist destination into the same category ...

Andalusia and the Flamenco

January 13th, 2020|

Certain types of music and dance become associated with countries. Spain is no exception as one’s mind immediately hears the guitarist and sees the brightly dressed female dancer, her feet pounding a staccato beat and fingers clicking castanets. It’s the flamenco. But what exactly is the flamenco?