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

Hills,History & Hiking

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 [...]

Hills,History & Hiking2016-12-30T15:40:43+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

Our Discover Panama Tour, October 2014

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 [...]

Our Discover Panama Tour, October 20142016-12-30T15:40:44+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

The Pearl of Aquitane

Bordeaux, France Chateau de la Tour Did you know that the Bordeaux wine region in France has upwards of 10,000 wine chateaux? A trip through this region is an oenophile’s dream come true. The same could be said for those who, while they enjoy their wine, also like to experience the old world [...]

The Pearl of Aquitane2016-12-30T15:40:44+00:00
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