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The Lure of the Lorelei

Lorelei, as the distinctive rocky cliffside in the bend of the Rhine is now named, is a great tourist attraction. It is most often pointed out and the tale recounted on the many river cruises which sail the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Rhine River Gorge ...

The Lure of the Lorelei2021-11-22T21:02:44+00:00

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 ...

When In Rome …2021-10-25T15:40:56+00:00

Ireland | Leprechauns & Lamb Stew

Ireland -a land known for leprechauns, the Irish lilt, and less than perfect weather. So why do travelers flock to its shores? Some come in search of their ancestors, some for the music and culture, some for the scenery, and ...

Ireland | Leprechauns & Lamb Stew2021-09-28T18:49:17+00:00

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean

North of Dominica in the Lesser Antilles are some of the Caribbean’s better kept secrets – the islands of Gaudeloupe. Called Karukera by the original inhabitants meaning the” land of beautiful water”, it is currently an overseas region of France and has been ...

Guadeloupe Islands | Caribbean2021-08-25T17:32:03+00:00

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 especially if you love wine and good food – touring the Winelands.

The Winelands of South Africa2021-07-26T19:13:57+00:00

Belize | Fun in the Sun

Belize is now open to tourism again after the recent pandemic restrictions world-wide. This small Caribbean country (70 miles wide by about 400 miles long) in Central America has so much to offer the visitor...

Belize | Fun in the Sun2021-06-24T19:03:56+00:00

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.

The Queen’s Hamlet, Versailles2021-05-26T20:02:31+00:00

Oberammergau Passion Play & Bavaria

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 & Bavaria2021-02-22T15:43:10+00:00

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

There is one part of Italy that many tourists forget– and that is Puglia. Less popular with visitors and hence less crowded, this region is found on the backside of Italy’s “heel” with the Adriatic and Ionian Seas ...

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli2021-01-25T22:19:16+00:00
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