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Frisco, Colorado: Your Base Camp to the Rockies

Frisco, CO | Photo Credit: Todd Powell Frisco, CO | Photo Credit: Todd Powell A tiny town with a population of 3,000, Frisco is an excellent location to explore the Colorado Rockies. Located 69 miles west of Denver off I-70, Frisco is easily accessible by car or shuttle. Peak 1 Express offers direct shuttles from […]

Southeast Asia Cruising on Avalon’s Siem Reap

River cruising in Southeast Asia brings you up close and personal with a primarily Buddhist population who have witnessed war in their lifetime, yet welcome international guests as they move forward with their lives.   After completing a land tour of Indochina, I experienced seven nights cruising from Saigon, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia aboard […]

Adventure Iceland

One of the hottest travel destinations is Iceland, the westernmost European country located just south of the Arctic Circle and about the same square miles as the state of Kentucky. I haven't done a lot of adventure travel, although I like this style of travel. For me, Iceland was the most adventure-packed five days I […]

Two Days in Los Angeles

One of my favorite things about traveling is that each destination you visit takes on its own identity. What I mean by this is that every city has such a unique personality that you get to explore different sides of yourself with every trip you take. For me the trip begins long before I actually […]

The Hipper Side of Nashville

There’s nothing like heading south and experiencing a little southern charm and the lights of Broadway street in Nashville. If peddle pubs and countless bachelorette parties are not your idea of a great weekend, don’t discount Nashville just yet. There are so many exciting neighborhoods in this town, each with their own identity. Nashville isn’t […]

A visit to the Fatima Shrine in Portugal

A visit to Portugal is not complete without a visit to the Fatima shrine which can easily be reached from Lisbon.  A visit was included on the Globus Portugal Escape 8 day program.  Traveling during the shoulder months, like March, allows a close up visit to some amazing and historic religious centers.

Russia in Wintertime

Long Dark Nights, Magical Christmas Lights Winter Lights Traveling to Russia in the wintertime may seem a little out of the ordinary, however, traveling New Year’s week is something very special. Russia celebrates New Year’s Eve on December 31 and Russian Orthodox Christmas is always celebrated on January 07. A recent visit to St. Petersburg […]

St. Petersburg, Russia – Former Capital, Vibrant Seaport

Ballet At Catherine the Greats Private Theatre The city of St. Petersburg is a relatively new city as it was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great. It’s often referred to as the Venice of the North because of the beautiful palaces situated along the sixty-five islands that make up the city of St. Petersburg. […]

Moscow Moments

Gum Department Store Red Square, Kremlin, Metro and the Russian Orthodox Churches For our journey to Moscow, we traveled by train from St. Petersburg. The Sapsan, Russia’s fast train took four hours, was very comfortable and had a dining car. Because we traveled in the late afternoon it was already dark and we were not […]

Globetrotting in Southeast Asia:Laos

As a post tour after our Enchanting Vietnam and Cambodia tour, ten of us ventured on to Laos. Vientiane is the capital city.  Our guide, Saly, had to load our luggage via the back window of the little orange bus.  We then spend the day visiting many temples with amazing Buddas. on to The charming […]

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