Safe Travel Isn’t An Accident ‱ An Update

Safe Travel Tips There are some real horror stories out there and we’ve heard a few. The ones you really don’t want to hear are the ones told by family and friends and they’re usually about travel adventures gone wrong. After a couple of decades traveling around the world like us, you’re bound to learnContinue reading “Safe Travel Isn’t An Accident ‱ An Update”

Port of Call Lisbon Portugal

It’s easy while walking the streets of Lisbon to think you have somehow slipped back in time. The port of call of Lisbon really seems to live in the past. Quant cobblestoned streets lead to plazas bordered by palaces, churches and castles. Attractive small cafes and restaurants abound and shops and galleries invite at everyContinue reading “Port of Call Lisbon Portugal”

Love Locks – A Pledge of Undying Love

Love Locks – Statement of Love or Vandalism? A SHORT STORY As we travel we have at times noticed collections of padlocks attached to bridges and other public structures. It wasn’t difficult to figure out what was going on by all the couples names engraved on the locks. But in the last five years orContinue reading “Love Locks – A Pledge of Undying Love”

Cruise Port of Call Barbados

The Barbados Cruise Port is a popular cruise port of call on southern Caribbean itineraries. General– Barbados is in the Lesser Antilles, the eastern most island in the Caribbean. It is an independent British Commonwealth nation, bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Caribbean Sea. Where You’re Docked–Continue reading “Cruise Port of Call Barbados”

Photo Essay – The Keukenhof

It’s coming up Spring in Europe and that means it’s Keukenhof  time in Amsterdam. For additional information about the Keukenhof click  HERE. Open 21 March to 15 May 2019 The Keukenhof is unarguably the largest flower gardens and show in the world                   For the Official siteContinue reading “Photo Essay – The Keukenhof”

The Bristol Hotel In Buenos Aries

The Bristol Hotel A Great Choice For Location and Economy in Buenos Aries On a recent trip to Antarctica we passed through Buenos Aries twice. The first was an extended visit and the second was a place to stay in transit. In both occasions we stayed at the Bristol Hotel in were very happy withContinue reading “The Bristol Hotel In Buenos Aries”

A Great Steak In Buenos Aries

Don’t miss great steaks at incredible prices in Buenos Aries. Argentina is most famous for the tango and gaĂșchos and nowhere is that tradition celebrated more than in Buenos Aries. The gaĂșchos are South American horsemen honored for their skill, but they are above all else, cattlemen and Argentina is a country that knows somethingContinue reading “A Great Steak In Buenos Aries”

Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay

Making a Day in the Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay Tucked in between Brazil and Argentina along the South American coast is the county of Uruguay. Its capital and major port is the city of Montevideo where over half of the countries population of three million live. A frequent port on many South American cruiseContinue reading “Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay”

Hotels Near IguazĂș Falls

Hotel Saint George in Puerto IguazĂș, Argentina If your plans in the future include a visit to IguazĂș Falls (if you are a traveler – it should) we would recommend staying for a night or two in the area. The falls are truly one of the natural wonders of the world. See our article onContinue reading “Hotels Near IguazĂș Falls”

The Port of Venice, Italy

Port of Call Venice One of the most popular ports of call on Mediterranean cruises, Venice (in Italian Venezia) is also regularly an over-night stay for many cruise itineraries and a port of departure for some cruises. It is an island city criss-crossed with a number of canals and is home to the iconic gondola.Continue reading “The Port of Venice, Italy”