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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Heading to the Highlands, and visiting the island of Skye in the Inner Hebrides? Here's what to expect: The Isle of Skye is connected to the mainland of Scotland by a bridge named,of course, "Skye Bridge". Though it is the largest island ( except for Lewis and Harris) in the country, it is still only [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 very popular travel itinerary is the Canada-New England cruise, one that is offered by many cruise lines. It is especially popular during the autumn months when one sees the changing foliage to shades of yellow, gold, and red. Most of these itineraries ...
A Cruise Holidays of Topeka group escorted by Emma Warren. Here are some highlights of the tour: The Adventurous Group from Cruise Holidays of Topeka On a Partial Transit of the Panama Canal It's a tight squeeze - a freighter in a lock on the canal. We observed [...]
Quite often we are asked what is the difference between a mid-size ship and a mega ship when it comes to cruising. To answer that question, let's begin by defining the difference. A mid-size ship is one where the passenger complement is from 1000 to about 2600 guests. These ships are usually found in the [...]