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  • Culross

    Exploration of “Outlander’s” Scotland

    OUTLANDER'S SCOTLAND Scotland is a magical place not unlike its neighbour, Ireland, with stunning scenery, friendly people, and an abundance of both tragic and inspiring history.  Setting of the series of Outlander books by Diane Gabaldon, which is now [...]

  • Ah, To Winter in Sunny Portugal

    AH, TO WINTER IN SUNNY PORTUGAL Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been coming to this country and to Spain in the colder winter months to enjoy the [...]

  • Shari Galapagos

    Review of Celebrity Cruise’s Galapagos

    THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - A REVIEW     Thanks to Shari Marsh of Cruise Holidays Land & Sea in Raleigh, NC, and Celebrity Cruises®.  

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    Travel Planning Creates Value

     Travel Planning Creates Value Getting the best value for your leisure travel dollar requires considerable planning and effort but it’s usually worth it. The world’s great generals throughout history realized that planning for the battle was usually more important than the [...]

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    Victoria Falls

    IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LIVINGSTONE   If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you should not miss is a visit to Victoria Falls. The great explorer David Livingstone set [...]

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1710, 2017

Review of Celebrity Cruise’s Galapagos

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - A REVIEW     Thanks to Shari Marsh [...]

908, 2017

Cote D’Azur to Paris on Avalon

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Cote D'Azur to Paris on Avalon     The adventure begins ... Casino in Monte Carlo [...]

312, 2014

Video – Po River cruise on the River Countess & post stay in Rome

December 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Beth Schulberg , Cruise and Travel Specialist, and her husband explored Venice and the surrounding countryside and cities on a [...]

THE ISLANDS

  • Doctor's--Cove-Beach

Jamaica

Jamaica "No worries" is a phrase you'll hear daily in Jamaica. Nothing is a problem on this island paradise [...]

  • San-Cristobal

Cruising from San Juan

CRUISING FROM SAN JUAN Approaching San Juan by Sea San Juan, Puerto Rico is a popular [...]

Antigua – Luxury Destination

The view from Shirley Heights Antigua is the larger of the Leeward Islands that comprise the country of [...]

5 Things to Do in Cuba

Cuba is a popular vacation destination especially with Canadians who flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive [...]

12 Interesting Facts about the Island of Spice

Visiting Grenada Harbour at St. Georges There are many, many islands in the Caribbean and everyone has their [...]

LETS MAKE A LIST

The View From Our Experts

ADVICE

Ah, To Winter in Sunny Portugal

AH, TO WINTER IN SUNNY PORTUGAL Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Victoria Falls

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LIVINGSTONE   If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Cruise Lines to the Rescue After Hurricanes

 Cruise Lines to the Rescue after Hurricanes In the destructive aftermath of any hurricane, the business challenge to cruise lines operating is vast and immediate. After assuring safety [...]

Dining On a River Cruise

Dining On a River Cruise We love the adventure of finding new and wonderful food and wines aboard and on shore while sailing on any European river cruise.  [...]

Ah, To Winter in Sunny Portugal

AH, TO WINTER IN SUNNY PORTUGAL Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Victoria Falls

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LIVINGSTONE   If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you [...]

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia

Sydney, AU – 10 Things To See & Do So you are travelling to Sydney Australia. Great! Here are some things you should not miss when you are in the [...]

A Scotch Whisky Tour

Whether you are a whisky drinker or a wine aficionado, a whisky “tour “ of Scotland is informative, fun and satisfying - taking you from the Lowlands to the Highlands [...]

Beware of Travel Advisories

  The following article caused a chuckle or two upon reading. Maybe we all live in igloos and are ( eat?) nuts. As it was written five years ago, I [...]

Memorable Moments

Past Present and Future ( Stay Tuned) Quirky , Crazy, and Utterly Fascinating Moments that one never forgets! An old Scots gentleman friend of my dad's from WW2 reciting Robbie [...]

Disclaimer : Potty Humour !

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to ...the washroom . Experienced travelers know you can expect anything when answering nature's call. If your adventures consist of trips within North [...]

Our Travel Mascot

 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to ... Disney. To be more precise, it happened in the security line at Port Canaveral where myself, my husband " The Kow", [...]

Beware of Travel Advisories

  The following article caused a chuckle or two upon reading. Maybe we all live in igloos and are ( eat?) nuts. As it was written five years ago, I [...]

Memorable Moments

Past Present and Future ( Stay Tuned) Quirky , Crazy, and Utterly Fascinating Moments that one never forgets! An old Scots gentleman friend of my dad's from WW2 reciting Robbie [...]

Disclaimer : Potty Humour !

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to ...the washroom . Experienced travelers know you can expect anything when answering nature's call. If your adventures consist of trips within North [...]

Our Travel Mascot

 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to ... Disney. To be more precise, it happened in the security line at Port Canaveral where myself, my husband " The Kow", [...]

Ah, To Winter in Sunny Portugal

AH, TO WINTER IN SUNNY PORTUGAL Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Victoria Falls

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LIVINGSTONE   If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Cruise Lines to the Rescue After Hurricanes

 Cruise Lines to the Rescue after Hurricanes In the destructive aftermath of any hurricane, the business challenge to cruise lines operating is vast and immediate. After assuring safety [...]

Dining On a River Cruise

Dining On a River Cruise We love the adventure of finding new and wonderful food and wines aboard and on shore while sailing on any European river cruise.  [...]

Ah, To Winter in Sunny Portugal

AH, TO WINTER IN SUNNY PORTUGAL Portugal in winter is almost a best-kept secret, unless you are European (especially British.) The British have been [...]

Iceland – Land of Ice and Fire

ICELAND - LAND OF ICE AND FIRE     Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. [...]

Victoria Falls

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LIVINGSTONE   If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you [...]

What to See & Do, Sydney Australia

Sydney, AU – 10 Things To See & Do So you are travelling to Sydney Australia. Great! Here are some things you should not miss when you are in the [...]

A Scotch Whisky Tour

Whether you are a whisky drinker or a wine aficionado, a whisky “tour “ of Scotland is informative, fun and satisfying - taking you from the Lowlands to the Highlands [...]

PODCASTS

Book Your Next Cruise Onboard & Expedition Cruises

Should you book your next cruise when you are aboard your current cruise? Larry explains the programs and [...]

Knit & Stitch Cruise with Ann Sweeney

Larry interviews, Ann Sweeney of Knit & Stitch Boutique about the upcoming 2017 Knit & Stitch cruise. [...]

Seadream Yachts & Travel Insurance

Larry interviews Karen Brooks of  SeaDream Yachts, step up to yacht cruising.  In cruise news, cruise lines are [...]