Amsterdam Festival of Light

Amsterdam Festival of Light

This December, the city of Amsterdam is illuminated by millions of twinkling bulbs and the holiday spirit for the Amsterdam Festival of Lights. Visitors to…

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Holiday Markets in Europe

Holiday Markets in Europe

From Copenhagen to Prague, Europe lights up its dreary winter days with bustling, fragrant, sparkling Christmas markets. Lining cobbled city streets and filling town squares…

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Agent Review: Aldourie Castle, Scotland

Agent Review: Aldourie Castle, Scotland

It could be said that Aldourie offers guests “something they didn’t know they wanted.” Of course there are those who already know they would like…

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The Bones of Capuchin Crypt

The Bones of Capuchin Crypt

Fall is the perfect season for pumpkin pie, hot apple cider, and a good ghost story. Why not plan a trip to fit the season?…

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Jelly Invasion Mars Mediterranean beaches

Jelly Invasion Mars Mediterranean beaches

A plague of jellyfish has hit the Mediterranean this summer, driving beachgoers and tourists away from the sun-soaked shores. Scientists have proposed a number of…

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Game of Thrones fans eye Carcassonne for Convention

Game of Thrones fans eye Carcassonne for Convention

Winter is coming… to the French walled town of Carcassonne. And by winter, we mean hordes of die-hard Game of Thrones fans who are hoping…

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Agent Review: Luxury Cruising at its Best!

Agent Review: Luxury Cruising at its Best!

This past April I boarded the Silversea Silver Spirit for a 10-day cruise of the Mediterranean Sea, embarking in Lisbon, Portugal and ending in Monte…

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Today in Bulgaria: Baba Marta Day

Today in Bulgaria: Baba Marta Day

On the first of March, Bulgarians pay tribute to Grandma March, also known as Baba Marta, by tying red and white strings called martenitsa around…

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Paris Legalizes Pants

Paris Legalizes Pants

It’s been about 5 years since my last trip to Paris, so I guess the statute of limitations has passed, and it’s time for a…

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Cuisine & Culture with AMA Waterways

Cuisine & Culture with AMA Waterways

Last month we took a fantastic river cruise with AMA Waterways. We joined the AMA Lyra in Budapest on a cold but clear afternoon. Built…

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