This Ancient Italian City is Worth the Visit

Pompeii, Italy should be on the list of 100 places to see before you die.  If you ever take a Mediterranean cruise this is always one of the optional tours or included as a portion of one of the optional tour.  Pompeii is very close to Naples.  To get there by bus it usually takes
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When in Rome…

If you ever find yourself in Rome, I highly recommend seeing the Roman Forum One of my favorite tours in Italy was that of the Roman Forum in Rome, Italy.  It is a sprawling mass of ruins, that once was the center of ancient Rome, with temples, courts, markets, and government buildings in full swing
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Tulips in Amsterdam

What an amazing site to see, tulips in all colors carefully landscaped to look like it is a river of tulips.  Not many people know about the amazing Tulips that bloom every time this year in the Netherlands.  If you love flowers, then I highly recommend that you make a trip to see the tulips
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This “Chilling” experience you can do in Scotland…

Touring a Close in Scotland is an Experience that you will find Chilling… Subscriber,  do you know what a “close” is?  This is a very simple term that the Scottish people use for alleyway or Side Street.  As there are many “close” in Edinburgh especially along the Royal Mile, one of the most famous closes
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I LOVE the Crayola Experience!

This is a great place for kids of all ages, even those 83 year old kids? I can’t believe that I have not written an article about the Crayola Experience sooner! About two years ago we took the kids to the Crayola Experience in Easton, Pennsylvania as an easy trip from my parents’ house. We
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We went looking for Dracula but instead fell in love with Bucharest, Romania…

We went looking for Dracula but instead fell in love with Romania… Yes, believe it or not I had spent an entire week in Romania traveling around the country with a guide in his very tiny vehicle, while enjoying the country of Romania.  How did I come about taking this journey through Romania?  One word…Dracula! 
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Touring the TOP OF EUROPE…

Touring the TOP OF EUROPE… Jungfraujoch is an actually the rail station to take you to the summit of Jungfrau.  However, many people will just use the term Jungfraujoch to talk about the entire journey to the top of the mountain.  Jungfrau is one of the main summits of the Bernese Alps, located between the
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Have you KISSED this?

Kissing this might bring you luck… Everyone wants the gift of eloquence and the luck of the Irish.  Some say the Irish are gifted with this by kissing a stone, the Blarney Stone to be exact.  It’s all down to the Blarney Stone, not Leprechauns. For over two centuries people have been coming to Blarney
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I fell in LOVE with the parks at…

I fell in LOVE with the Parks at Universal Studios Florida!  A few weeks ago I talked about my resort experience at the Loew’s Royal Pacific Hotel on Universal Orlando™ property.  This week I want to talk about the changes I saw at the parks since having been there last in 1994.  One thing I
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How Universal!

What a UNIVERSAL Destination…  I am excited about this newsletter because this is the first time I am writing about something that has changed so much since I had previously been there.  As with all high school band students, the trip to Walt Disney World® to showcase your talents was something I really looked forward
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