The Galápagos on Your Bucket List? What You Need to Know to Go

The Galápagos Islands had long been on our bucket list. 

Finally tuition-free when our youngest graduated from college, we treated ourselves to the adventure of a lifetime.

Here’s what we learned about how to get there, what to pack, what to expect and how to prepare for one of the most fascinating… CONTINUE READING >>

The Galápagos Islands had long been on our bucket list. 

Finally tuition-free when our youngest graduated from college, we treated ourselves to the adventure of a lifetime.

Here’s what we learned about how to get there, what to pack, what to expect and how to prepare for one of the most fascinating… CONTINUE READING >>

Arnhem, Discovering a Dutch Treat

One of our favorite things about traveling is finding unknown gems. It is always a thrill for us to discover a city that is not famous as a tourist destination and explore its charms.

In Holland, Arnhem certainly captured that…

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One of our favorite things about traveling is finding unknown gems. It is always a thrill for us to discover a city that is not famous as a tourist destination and explore its charms.

In Holland, Arnhem certainly captured that…

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A Collection of Castles in Germany

Cruising along the Moselle and Rhine Rivers unveils an unbelievable concentration of castles.

It seemed as though we never traveled more than a mile or so before spotting the next fortress… CONTINUE READING >> 

Cruising along the Moselle and Rhine Rivers unveils an unbelievable concentration of castles.

It seemed as though we never traveled more than a mile or so before spotting the next fortress… CONTINUE READING >> 

St. Petersburg the Great

This is a city that evokes the heyday of imperial Russia at almost every turn, with very few reminders of the Soviet era when it was known as Leningrad.

By the time we spent our two days exploring, we were certain… CONTINUE READING >> 

This is a city that evokes the heyday of imperial Russia at almost every turn, with very few reminders of the Soviet era when it was known as Leningrad.

By the time we spent our two days exploring, we were certain… CONTINUE READING >>