Port of Call Roatan Honduras

The Caribbean Island of Roatan, Honduras Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean and is becoming a popular cruise itinerary destination. Like many Caribbean destinations it is recognized for its beautiful beaches, water sports, including premier scuba and skin diving, and modern resorts. To accommodate the cruise ships the HondurasContinue reading “Port of Call Roatan Honduras”

Paradise with a Twist – Key West

Key West Florida Key West is the exclamation mark at the end of the sentence that is the Keys. This town has been a magnet for adventurers, the famous and fortune seekers for well over a hundred years. Over the years it has attracted a number of the rich and famous including Ernest Hemingway, TennesseeContinue reading “Paradise with a Twist – Key West”

Having Coffee in Rüdesheim Germany

Recently we spent a little time in the very picturesque town of Rüdesheim Germany with a local coffee being one of the afternoons highlights. Rüdesheim am Rhein in the heart of Rhine wine country is a town that has become maybe too cute for words. A favorite day trip destination for area Germans, its streetsContinue reading “Having Coffee in Rüdesheim Germany”

Castles – A Photo Tour

We’ve been to Europe a number of times and are always drawn to the fantastic castles found in virtually every country. They stand as a substantial reminder of the remarkable history of this region. There’s a tour guide joke about traveling thru Europe called ABC – standing for Another Beautiful Church. Maybe not often asContinue reading “Castles – A Photo Tour”

Images of Budapest

If you haven’t given much thought to Budapest, Hungary maybe it’s time you did. This city can hold its own against any number of great European cities like Paris, Rome or London. There have been travel moments in our lives that just stay with us because they were so special. Strolling the banks of theContinue reading “Images of Budapest”

Key West, The Historic, Exotic Island You Can Drive To

Part Two – Key West in the Florida Keys An Introduction To The Florida Keys Key West, A Different Sort of Place Where to Dine In The Keys (coming soon) Is It Time To Visit The Keys Again? (coming soon) Key West is the exclamation mark at the end of the sentence that is the Keys. ThisContinue reading “Key West, The Historic, Exotic Island You Can Drive To”

Back To The Florida Keys? (In 4 Parts)

When I was a kid growing up in the Northeast more than a few years ago, I thought Florida was the promised land, paradise and the most exotic place I could imagine – all rolled up in one. I was in my twenties before I ever made it there but I had long dreamed ofContinue reading “Back To The Florida Keys? (In 4 Parts)”

Hendersonville North Carolina Hits It Out Of The Park

I’m not sure why we selected Hendersonville to stay. We were on a trip around the North Carolina mountains and it was in the neighborhood of Asheville and Chimney Rock. It also had two wineries with good reviews nearby. It was probably the wineries that sealed the deal… For a small town Hendersonville North CarolinaContinue reading “Hendersonville North Carolina Hits It Out Of The Park”

A Few Days In Florence

Above: Ponte Vecchio Bridge If you are visiting Italy you should not pass up a visit to Florence, the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region. From many Italian cities, including Rome, it is easy to reach Florence by express train for an extra night or two stay.   The city is the birthplace of the RenaissanceContinue reading “A Few Days In Florence”

Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom Lodge Our favorite hotel inside Walt Disney World is Animal Kingdom Lodge. We have traveled all over the world and have enjoyed stays at a number of resorts and with only a few exceptions, besides Animal Kingdom Lodge, have we really considered the resort the actual destination. The Animal Kingdom Lodge is trulyContinue reading “Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World”