Alaska Cruising for Everyone

There was a time in conventional thinking that an Alaska cruise was something you do when you are older, perhaps retired, and after you have cruised a few times. A cruise for more experienced cruisers. Well no more. This is a vacation myth. Alaska cruises are attracting lots of families. Especially families with preteens to […]

In de-Nile

Egypt—the land of the Pharaohs, architectural marvels, and culture dating back to nearly 3000 B.C. is a travel destination like no other. The heart of the country lies along the Nile river. Ancient Egyptians separated their country into two regions known as Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Visitors may suspect that Upper Egypt comprised the […]

Beer City—Grand Rapids, Michigan

Living in the Midwest gives us great access to a plethora of weekend travel locations. If you are in or near Chicago, like me, then you know you can be in about 6 different states in a matter of just a few hours. One such place is one of Western Michigan’s best kept travel locations—Grand […]

Nashville is for Culture Lovers

Nashville is known for country music, Tennessee whiskey, and hot chicken. But the city offers a wide range of cultural activities as well. The Frist Museum located in downtown Nashville is an excellent option for any art lover. Constant traveling exhibits offer something new each time you visit the music city. The Frist’s goal is […]

NOLA: Food | Music | Fun

  New Orleans is a city, like no other. A little southern flare, a great music scene, and a culture all its own. From Bourbon to Canal Street, Magazine to Frenchman, the food, fun, and festival is around every corner. Food The best way to experience a city is to eat. In food you get […]

Cruising for the Senses on Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Cruises newest ship, Edge, sets a new standard among cruise ships. The Edge doesn't feel like all the cruise ships that have come before it. It has a different layout without amazing venues spread throughout the ship not concentrated in one area around a multi-deck atrium. There is a Grand Plaza that serves as […]

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas: A Vacation for All Five Senses

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas is known as the largest cruise ship at sea. What this means is endless options for dining, entertainment, relaxation, and fun. With the constant go, go, go of a cruise ship with this many options, it is definitely important to slow down and take in as much as possible. […]

Thrills at Sea

For an action-packed vacation, I took a Royal Caribbean cruise on the biggest cruise ship in the world, the brand new Symphony of the Seas. I felt this ship offered the best in entertainment at sea. And it is so affordable as well because most of it is included in the cruise fare. In one […]

Bath & Stratford-upon-Avon

If London is your base and you are looking to visit a few of England’s most famous sites away from the city, make a day trip to Bath and Stratford upon Avon. Bath is a World Heritage City and the location of England’s only hot springs. The Romans founded this city in 60 AD and […]

Romance in Mexico

As a regular traveler, it may come as a surprise that I have never been to Mexico. I have traveled to the Caribbean, as well as some of the southern states in the U.S., but I have never gone south of the border. This all changed Labor Day weekend when I took my 3rd wedding […]