Intend2Travel’s World in 120 Seconds

A Celebration For Earth Day A very long time ago a couple of popular television shows whould do segments called “speed seeing”. I have always been amazed at how much information can be processed in a very short time spans. The segments actually got frame viewing rates down to 1/12th of a second. The shortestContinue reading “Intend2Travel’s World in 120 Seconds”

A Steam Railroad In France – Tournon Lamastre

Going Back In Time On a recent trip through France we spent time visiting the Tournon Lamastre Steam Railroad line which features open-air cars (in the warm months), beautiful old steam engines and fantastic scenery. About 125 miles north of the city of Avignon along the Rhône River in southern France is Doux Gorges, locatedContinue reading “A Steam Railroad In France – Tournon Lamastre”

Around Our World in 120 Seconds

Let’s Call This a Short Story Recently flipping through photographs and trying to put together a slide show I realized that what I was doing would take several hours just to see. While the photographs are good, who in their right mind wants to sit through hours of viewing slides? Welcome back to the sixtiesContinue reading “Around Our World in 120 Seconds”

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. It also has a growing number ofContinue reading “Port of Call Roatan Honduras”

Cruising And The Panama Canal

A Holland America ship enters a lock on the left while a dry cargo ship gets ready to enter the right side lock following a tanker through the canal. The best way to experience the canal is on a cruise ship. Generally these cruises start from major cruise ports of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, San Diego,Continue reading “Cruising And The Panama Canal”

The NY Subway

Our approach to tourist maps is to simplify the information as much as possible and point out a number of key destinations in relationship to the rapid transit systems. We have produced a number of our maps for major cities in pdf files that can be downloaded, saved and/or printed. If you are intending aContinue reading “The NY Subway”

A Visit To The Holy Land Part 1 of 3

Jerusalem For what should be an insignificant piece of land sitting at a crossroads going from someplace to someplace else, this spot has historically been the center of a lot of attention. In planning for this trip we did a deep dive into the history of this city and for a five thousand year historyContinue reading “A Visit To The Holy Land Part 1 of 3”

Celebrity Cruise Ships

Celebrity Cruise Line Celebrity Cruises was founded in 1988 by the Greece-based Chandris Group. In 1997, Celebrity Cruises Ltd. merged with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line to form Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., and has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the latter since then. The company has its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Celebrity’s signature logo isContinue reading “Celebrity Cruise Ships”