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

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

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. Due to its ...

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine2020-12-17T15:01:39+00:00

Things To Do In Stockholm, Sweden

Is there a cruise or visit to the Baltic states in your future? Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is sure to be on your list of places to explore. Stockholm has its location on a series of islands,...

Things To Do In Stockholm, Sweden2020-11-17T18:11:47+00:00

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...

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain2020-10-15T18:28:21+00:00
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