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The Topeka Traveler

A Real Rail Vacation

By | June 18th, 2018|Categories: LAND VACATIONS|

If you are considering a self-guided tour for your next vacation, check out the options for rail travel with your travel professional. Touring by rail is not only convenient but can also take you places in comfort and style.

Mdina, Malta

By | May 29th, 2018|Categories: DESTINATIONS, MEDITERRANEAN, OCEAN CRUISING|

While Valletta in Malta is a spectacular tourist destination and popular cruise port in the Mediterranean, do not hesitate to venture further inland in your exploration of this tiny island. One town you should not miss is the walled city of Mdina.

10 Lesser Known Cruise Ports of Call

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: OCEAN CRUISING|

All the “popular” cruise itineraries visit the most “popular” ports of call. It is a question of the hen versus the egg – which came first. Are the more popular ports the result of the popular itineraries? Partially, yes. That is why you see ...

Dracula’s Castle

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: EUROPE, RIVER CRUISING|

Flying to or from Budapest on a river cruise vacation? While you are in Hungary, you should consider staying a few days to explore nearby Romania as well. Though a bit far away for a day trip (even two), you might wish to consider visiting  Bran Castle tucked away ...

7  Reasons to Re-Position Cruise

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: ADVICE, OCEAN CRUISING|

Cruise lines have various itineraries that they offer throughout the year. What itinerary works for Alaska in the summer months obviously does not work in the dead of winter. So Spring and Fall, these cruise liners must shift to a more favorable climate ...