Whether you are on a charming river cruise ship or sailing on ocean cruises, you will benefit from adding even one day to the beginning of your adventure. You will quickly come to understand how much more you will enjoy your next destination.
Denver’s foodie scene is akin to an umami bomb waiting to explode over your tastebuds. Exciting menus offer modernized classic cuisine driven by artisan chefs who transform locally sourced ingredients into tantalizing delights of yummy goodness.
Bookended by two fabulous cities, Denver and Moab, The Rocky Mountaineer Red Rocks To Moab two-day, luxury train trip is a wonderful way to watch the stunning river and mountain views float by your window.
The iconic Bean Boot, recognizable world wide, is not just for outdoor enthusiasts. If you live where the weather gets cold, wet, or snowy, reaching for your Bean Boot is a regular seasonal happening. The LL Bean brand is synonymous with outdoor fun, creating quality products for casual and intrepid athletes everywhere.
If you have ever wanted to visit Italy’s Amalfi Coast or revisit your favorite spots, I invite you to join us on this unique Italian adventure.
Truffles, pralines, pastries, and other specialties crafted from world-famous haute chocolatiers are the hallmark of Switzerland. We had the distinct pleasure of following a knowledgeable local guide who delivered a superb Geneva chocolate tour. I can still taste the delicious sweet treats delivered on our chocolate tasting tour.
Spending a few hours out in the beautiful Franconia Notch State Park, is a wonderful way to get in a walking workout while enjoying the natural beauty of the White Mountains. You will love hiking the Flume Gorge Trail.
I buy my travel insurance from Safety Wing, I love that it offers coverage for medical emergencies, trip interruption, trip delays, lost luggage, political unrest, and all the other things. It only costs a nominal per trip fee (or an annual plan). It is the only way I travel.
Reading Shadows in the Vineyard has been on my list for a while and reading it while visiting the region was like a perfect marriage. I have included book club questions in my Shadows in the Vineyard book review. I hope you enjoy the read.
A guided tour of the Château de Garnerot was an enchanting experience in exploring Burgundy wines. Whether your pleasure is robust red wines or crisp white wines, you will love exploring Burgundy’s vineyards and wine tastings.
Rum has not been a goto libation for me, I am a bourbon girl. However, I have never tasted an exceptional run, until this tour. The Barrilito Old Fashioned surprised me, it was smooth and delicious.
Taking time to explore Aruba is one of my favorite beach vacations. The ‘One Happy Island’ mindset begins to take hold after a few hours on the white sandy beaches and a tropical drink. It is a year round tropical destination.
Denali National Park and Preserve has been on our bucket list for several years and I am delighted we finally got to see the Alaska Range Mountains. We were there mid-May and there were still plenty of snowy mountains braced against the bright blue Alaska sky.
Whether you are in the market for a new suitcase or a complete set of luggage, or just want to make your current pieces more identifiable, consider adding bright colors on your next trip. The benefits of colorful luggage is something to consider as you look to purchase your next bag. Alternatively, add an eye catching detail to make your luggage stand out. Or do both.
Each traveler needs to assess their situation and pack accordingly. I’ve offered up my River Cruise Packing List to get you jump started on your packing.
The gourmet dining menu is well crafted. Unlike the humongous cruise ships, the River Cruise ships have two dining rooms. The main dining room serves a chef special every night that reflects the region the ship is sailing through. Escargot in Alsace and a beer garden fest in Cologne are items you might find on the daily chef’s menu. There is always a traditional steak, chicken, or fish options available along with a “healthy choice” menu. Anyway you slice it, AmaWaterways chefs serve up fabulous food.
Madame Pommery Creator of Brut Champagne is perfect for your next book club read. Imagine discussing the true story — Madame Pommery pursuing her passionate quest to create her champagne legacy while sipping fine champagne with your book club besties. Madame Pommery Creator of Brut Champagne offers a Reading Guide in the appendix supplying excellent book club discussion questions.
Sip on something adult and tropical at the OH Pool while catching some Arizona sunshine. The lively main pool area is the place to see and be seen. It sports a kick back atmosphere where fun in the sun is the only item on your checklist.
There are a wonderful selection of major ski resorts in Colorado that accommodate beginner and intermediate runs for newish skiers. Additionally, Colorado ski areas have tons of runs to entertain more advanced and expert skiers. The varied terrain within all the resorts make them desirable ski towns. Additionally the annual snowfall in the Rocky Mountains is some of the highest in the country.
If you love exploring ski slopes in Colorado and have never visited Winter Park Mountain, now is the time to plan a Rocky Mountain high adventure. There are lots of fun things to do besides skiing and soaking in hot tubs at Winter Park.
The inspiring memoir, Ten Years A Nomad A Traveler’s Journey Home takes readers long for the bumpy ride navigating the emotional journey of a nomadic experience. Matt inspires us to travel around the world, travel curious, and create our own travel manifesto.
Exploring Cape Cod is one of my favorite pastimes. Spending an afternoon looking at all the pretty Sandwich glass was a nice respite from the beach crowds. Discovering the glass of Sandwich Massachusetts is a satisfying journey into the history of the glass factory and a look into the future of the modern artisan design.
Easy to read outloud — an important consideration in a children’s book — the words and illustrations are rich with ideas to extend the discussion beyond the dialog. Follow these four friends as they discover exciting new adventures.
Beautiful Oranjestad, Aruba, will enchant you. From the moment you step onto the resort property you can feel your stress level decrease and your entire being decompress.
We work our entire lives to make money. There comes a time when we need to take advantage of being retired and set our long awaited travel plans in motion. It’s time to start planning to visit dream destinations. Make your travel adventure fun and enjoyable with these few travel tips for retirees. Whether you…
The best way to get story ideas is to get out there and experience travel. Start exploring places close to home and you will be scoring paid press trips along with travel articles that generate income.
You don’t have to travel around the world to write in your travel journal. The best places to practice journaling is on local explorations. Travelers can be locals. Try a few of these ideas to get you started journaling.
I like to use both methods. Goal setting is key to every entrepreneur and to reach your goals your Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG) you need to take small steps toward the desired BHAG every day.
The Lodi grown, medium bodied Italian Sangiovese wine is fruit forward and lower in alcohol content, making it the perfect porch wine.
Leisurely stroll while you view the beautiful decorations, the 48-foot Christmas tree, and the over three million twinkling lights.