Ramses II Abu Simbal

So, first lesson, don’t go to Tahir Square – but here are five other things you absolutely must do.Read More →

Shipboard Gingerbread house

Fleeing winter does have a certain appeal, however, so I took advantage of an invitation from Holland America Line to join one of their cruises from Sydney, Australia, and around New Zealand earlier this month.Read More →

It’s that time of the year when people are thinking of heading back to school and work from their summer holidays, but there’s still plenty of time for the last hurrah of summer, so don’t give up the caravan lifestyle yet! If you’re in the US, you may be onRead More →

Antarctic cruise

When it comes to vacations, most people take the more structured approach and head for the first all-inclusive resort that catches their eye, intent on lifting nary a finger while on vacation. The middle-ground is solo travel to the backpacker hot spots. The truly daring traveler, meanwhile, may opt for visiting aRead More →

French Wine Tourism

Many of us think we need to travel to Paris or Champagne to experience what France has to offer in the way of wine travel. I’ve been to both, and they were great, but I find the small, less known wine regions featuring family owned wineries to be much more intriguing. Read More →