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

3 Misconceptions about Your Travel Agent

There are 3 huge myths out there about travel agents, or travel professionals as most would prefer to be called - and quite rightly too. This word “agent” is the basis for Myth #1. Investing thousands into a vacation? Hire a professional,then you can sit back & relax. Myth #1 Merriam Webster defines [...]

3 Misconceptions about Your Travel Agent2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

3 Generations Family Travel

Multi Generational Family Travel Family life has changed drastically from what it was fifty years ago, even from that of ten years ago. Families are smaller, usually both parents work, and grandparents may be working longer too. So, other than holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, getting everyone together to spend quality time can [...]

3 Generations Family Travel2020-12-29T16:38:00+00:00

Solo Travel

Going the Travel Route Alone but not Lonely   Many of us are "solo" travelers, either by circumstances or choice.  We're not looking for a partner or a singles scene, but maybe other solo travelers that share our destination or activity choices.  Travel industry prices often assume two passengers in a room and traveling alone [...]

Solo Travel2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

A Magical Place in Ireland

Blarney Castle There are probably few people in the western world who have not heard of the Blarney Stone. It has been for years a tourist pilgrimage for visitors to Ireland. They come in the droves, from ordinary folks to everyday names in film, art and politics, to kiss the stone at Blarney Castle in [...]

A Magical Place in Ireland2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

Beautiful Historical Valletta

If you want to get away from big cities and take in some of the best views in the Mediterranean, your choice must be the historical city of Valletta in Malta. First of all, the population here is less than seven thousand making the city just a big town in disguise. Secondly, while all views [...]

Beautiful Historical Valletta2016-12-30T15:40:43+00:00

7 Reasons to Visit Historic Halifax

 On Your Next Canada-New England Cruise Halifax is a popular port of call on the Canada-New England cruise circuit, especially in the fall of the year. It is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and eastern home port to  Canada's navy. It has a long history as a military town settled by the British in the mid [...]

7 Reasons to Visit Historic Halifax2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00

North American City with European Flair

Quebec City Quebec City from the St. Lawrence A very popular cruise itinerary is the Canada-New England one offered by many lines and it is especially popular with cruisers during the autumn months to see the changing foliage. Most of these itineraries either have Quebec City in Canada as a starting/end point or [...]

North American City with European Flair2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00

Wine Lovers Delight

A Wine Themed River Cruise For Wine Lovers When it comes to wine, this writer has a difficult time keeping his Merlots straight from his Zinfandels, and whether you should serve red wine with meat – or is it white with meat,and red with fish? What I do know for sure is [...]

Wine Lovers Delight2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00

Enchanting Strasbourg

Canal in Petite France area One visits many memorable cities whilst on a Rhine River cruise, but my personal favourite is Strasbourg in France. Its name does not sound French but like many border cities, it has a very ‘To and Fro" past. Our guide on a boat tour of the city remarked [...]

Enchanting Strasbourg2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00
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