Cruise Ports of Dominica & Grenada

Once an out-of-the-way island, Grenada is gaining in popularity as a cruise ship port of call. The capital of St. George is considered by many as one of the Caribbean’s most picturesque towns wrapping around a half-moon shaped harbor. Called the spice island it is also a great place to shop for nutmeg and otherContinue reading “Cruise Ports of Dominica & Grenada”

Travel In The News For October 25th

News for Travelers October 25th An aggregate of recent articles about what’s happening in the world of travel updated every few days. Tips are always appreciated. Cruising – Itineraries, cruise lines, new sailings, policy Air Travel – Business news, precautions, international flights Resorts – Openings, precautions, industry groups Countries – Visitor policies, promotions, quarantines OrganizationsContinue reading “Travel In The News For October 25th”

The Business of Cruising

THE TRUTH ABOUT THE CRUISE BUSINESS WITH AN UPDATE ON CRUISING AND COVID-19 It has now been five plus months since this article was first posted and as of October 20th, 2020 only very limited cruise itineraries have begun. Currently four ships are now cruising in the Mediterranean, cruises to nowhere are just being scheduledContinue reading “The Business of Cruising”

A Visit To Colonial Williamsburg

Our recent trip included a visit to Colonial Williamsburg on our way South, a living-history museum in the city of Williamsburg, Virginia. The area is an interesting blend of American history and popular tourist attraction. The colonial town is the anchor of a historic triangle in Tidewater Virginia that includes a restoration of the JamestownContinue reading “A Visit To Colonial Williamsburg”

Tony’s in Cedar Key, Florida

A Review If you travel west on Florida State Road 24 from Gainesville to where the road literally ends, you find yourself in a bit of old Florida. Out in the middle of nowhere on Florida’s northwest coast is the little village of Cedar Key with its’ population of around 700. At the corner ofContinue reading “Tony’s in Cedar Key, Florida”

Travel In The News For October 21st

News for Travelers October 21st An aggregate of recent articles about what’s happening in the world of travel updated every few days. Tips are always appreciated. Cruising – Itineraries, cruise lines, new sailings, policy Air Travel – Business news, precautions, international flights Resorts – Openings, precautions, industry groups Countries – Visitor policies, promotions, quarantines OrganizationsContinue reading “Travel In The News For October 21st”

A Savannah Evening and the Chart House

Just this past week we spent a night in Savannah on our way home from our two week mountain trip. Savannah, Georgia is near the top of our list of favorite American cities and heading south on interstate 95 we just couldn’t pass up a night in this fabulous place. Our hotel was only aContinue reading “A Savannah Evening and the Chart House”

The Blue Ridge Parkway’s Mabry Mill

Mabry Mill – Just north of Roanoke on the Blue Ridge Parkway is one of Parkway’s most popular attractions, Mabry Mill. The mill is a water powered gristmill with a farm located at MP (mile post) 176 of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. The area featured stop offers a popular restaurant and includes aContinue reading “The Blue Ridge Parkway’s Mabry Mill”

Blue Ridge Hiking At Peaks of Otter

One of the first tourist centers in the Blue Ridge Parkway was The Peaks of Otter dating back to the mid nineteenth century. Today it includes camping, a hotel, restaurant and Visitors Center with a number of interesting trails to hike. One, the Johnson Farm Trail takes you past a restored mid-1800s farm. The JohnsonContinue reading “Blue Ridge Hiking At Peaks of Otter”