Debra MacIntyre

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

2019-01-17T20:08:49+00:00

Plitvice Lakes National Park was the first of its kind established in Croatia, and proclaimed as a national park in 1949. Thirty years later the park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you are like most North Americans...

Plitvice Lakes National Park2019-01-17T20:08:49+00:00

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets

2018-12-19T18:43:03+00:00

One activity most travelers engage in when visiting other countries is shop. Even the tourist with the most antipathy to shopping can’t resist a token item to remind them of their journey. And at the opposite end of the spectrum ...

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets2018-12-19T18:43:03+00:00

The International Date Line

2018-11-27T18:53:15+00:00

Because the world is round and rotates creating day and night the question becomes: when does the day start and where? To fix a time – and consequently a date – it was decided in 1884 to establish the International Date Line ...

The International Date Line2018-11-27T18:53:15+00:00

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador

2018-11-22T15:15:19+00:00

Unique experiences are what may travelers seek with their vacations these days. Some seek adventure; some seek new destinations; and others seek out new cultures.  Being “screeched-in” sounds like a particularly gruesome cultural practice...

Screeching-In in Newfoundland & Labrador2018-11-22T15:15:19+00:00

3 Fun Festivities in Europe

2018-10-29T19:10:48+00:00

There are hundreds of festivities celebrated throughout Europe and if you are lucky in the timing of your travels, you may be able to attend one whether by design or by happenstance. For instance, many folks travel ...

3 Fun Festivities in Europe2018-10-29T19:10:48+00:00

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

2018-10-25T20:34:06+00:00

When one travels, a good night’s rest before a day of sightseeing is paramount – unless of course, you travel with the object of a disturbed night as your ultimate goal. The paranormal has always intrigued the public since the ...

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain2018-10-25T20:34:06+00:00

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts

2018-12-19T17:38:21+00:00

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens and ...

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts2018-12-19T17:38:21+00:00

Luxury Honeymoons

2018-12-19T17:38:03+00:00

Weddings are a special day in everyone’s life. Some of us only have the one, about half of us have two, and some folks make many trips down the aisle. Honeymoons are special too, and since we only experience ...

Luxury Honeymoons2018-12-19T17:38:03+00:00

Romantic Santorini

2019-01-22T19:21:46+00:00

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment.

Romantic Santorini2019-01-22T19:21:46+00:00

Ships Within Ships

2018-12-21T14:14:36+00:00

Many loyal followers of cruise lines have the opportunity these days of “stepping up” to luxury but still cruising on their favorite ships with the concept of an exclusive area or "ship within a ship". Cruisers are familiar with the difference ...

Ships Within Ships2018-12-21T14:14:36+00:00

The Essence of Capri, Italy

2018-12-19T17:35:41+00:00

Dropping by Naples on a cruise? Cruisers who disembark for the day passing through the Stazionne Marittima port terminal have a myriad of options: explore Naples, tour the Amalfi Coast to Sorrento and Amalfi, visit the ruins of Pompeii, take a ferry to Capri,...

The Essence of Capri, Italy2018-12-19T17:35:41+00:00

Social Media and Travel

2018-12-19T17:40:04+00:00

Social media: you either love it to the point of being addicted to your devices or deplore what it has done to face-to-face socializing. Either way, it is having a huge impact on our daily lives, and on our special moments.

Social Media and Travel2018-12-19T17:40:04+00:00