There is such a category as culinary travel, a chance to stay in a new country (or region) with the specific goals of learning to cook and eat a local dish. A popular one of these culinary jaunts has you hunting the raw ingredient too. That ingredient is truffles.
If you are considering a self-guided tour for your next vacation, check out the options for rail travel with your travel professional. Touring by rail is not only convenient but can also take you places in comfort and style.
One of the favorite island port of calls of cruise lines, St. Lucia in the Lesser Antilles is a tiny (200,000 plus square miles) island in the Eastern Caribbean. Covered in lush vegetation, hilly – volcanoes – it has a small native population ...
In the Footsteps of Livingstone If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you should not miss is a visit to Victoria Falls. The great explorer David Livingstone set out in 1855 in response to a rumor of a magnificent waterfall. He [...]
Cuba is a popular vacation destination. Canadians and Europeans flock to its beaches in the wintertime for an inexpensive holiday. With the country opening up to American visitors, Cuba may be on the verge of changing to accommodate many more sun-loving and curious tourists. Here are five things to do on your visit to this colorful [...]
Sun, sand & surf! Beach at Couples Swept Away After the proposal, what’s more romantic than a wedding? Well, it just might be a destination wedding. With the proper preparation, a couple can tie the knot almost anywhere these days, including a cruise ship. For many couples in North America however, the [...]
Florence in Italy is full of wondrous sights for the visitor but perhaps the most beautiful spot, especially of an evening, would have to be the “old bridge”, Ponte Vecchio. Crowded most days with shoppers, sightseers, musicians and, alas, great opportunists (pickpockets), you may be hesitant to wade in but as with all locations some [...]
Visiting Grenada Harbour at St. Georges There are many, many islands in the Caribbean and everyone has their favorites. Grenada is often one of these favorite vacation spots. The name refers to both the country, a sovereign state since 1974, and the largest island in the six island chain that sports the same [...]