Cuba is a popular vacation destination especially with Canadians who flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive holiday. With the country opening up to American visitors, Cuba may be on the verge of changing to accommodate many more sun-loving and curious tourists. Here are five things to do on your visit to [...]
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 [...]
Bran Castle, Romania 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 on the Transylvania [...]
Hills, History, and 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, [...]
Rhodes the City, on the Island of Rhodes Rhodes is a very popular spot for tourists, but not one you hear about often or see in many travel photos. If you are going to Greece or Turkey, especially on a cruise, it should be one stop you should look for on the itinerary. The [...]
The City of Lyon, France France’s second largest center after Paris is Lyon, a city thriving at the convergence of the Saône and Rhône rivers in the heart of the country, surrounded by the famous wine growing regions of Beaujolais and the Cotes du Rhône. Its geography makes it a popular stop for those [...]
One of the many enjoyments travellers have when experiencing a new country is visiting the historic buildings in the area. Most of the time, these are cathedrals or castles. If you could take castles – or in this case, chateaux, – and combine it with two other loves such as food and wine, you have a real winner for the visitor.
Hesitant to Book That River Cruise? You are an avid cruiser. You’ve done a variety of ocean cruises on contemporary to luxury lines, you’ve visited all the Caribbean hotspots, photographed the glaciers in Alaska and inspected the antiquities in the Mediterranean. Or perhaps you’ve been to many all inclusive resorts over the years and soaked [...]