Destinations by The Topeka Traveler

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

June 17th, 2020|Categories: DESTINATIONS, EUROPE|

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 ...

Three Romantic Castles

April 20th, 2020|Categories: ATTRACTIONS, EUROPE|

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 favorite ...

Five Tips for Your Fiji Visit

March 16th, 2020|Categories: DESTINATIONS|

Fiji is an island paradise – all 333 islands of it! This archipelago country in the south Pacific is about 4 to 5 hours fly time from Australia and you can more than double that if flying from the United States. Is it worth flying that far ...

The Rich Coast, Costa Rica

February 24th, 2020|Categories: ATTRACTIONS, CARIBBEAN, DESTINATIONS|

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 ...

Grenada | 12 Interesting Facts

January 21st, 2020|Categories: CARIBBEAN, DESTINATIONS|

There are many, many islands in the Caribbean and everyone has their favorites. Grenada is often one of these favorite vacation spots. The name refers to both the country, a sovereign state since 1974, and the largest island in the six island chain that sports the same name...