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Culinary Travel | Truffle Hunting

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.

Culinary Travel | Truffle Hunting2021-02-22T17:33:18+00:00

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast

Visiting the region around Naples, Italy, either on a tour or by ocean cruise? Make the Amalfi Coast a must destination – even if just a day’s excursion to this exquisite coastal area of scattered seaside towns that stretch between Naples and Salerno ...

Sunshine and Lemons – The Amalfi Coast2021-01-25T21:43:32+00:00

The Lofoten Islands, Norway

You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, or in the glossy brochures of proffered resorts...

The Lofoten Islands, Norway2020-12-17T14:04:28+00:00

The Winelands of South Africa

If planning travel to South Africa some of the first things you might mention to your travel professional are that you wish to explore Cape Town and book a safari. There is something else worth your consideration especially if you love wine and good food ...

The Winelands of South Africa2020-11-17T22:12:27+00:00

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain

When one travels, a good night’s rest before a day of sightseeing is paramount – unless of course, you travel with the object of a disturbed night as your ultimate goal. The paranormal has always intrigued the public...

10 Haunted Hotels in Great Britain2020-10-15T18:42:53+00:00

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts

Chances are if you are cruising in the eastern Mediterranean you will either embark or debark in Piraeus, Greece, or visit there as a port of call on your itinerary. Piraeus is the port to Athens and though there ...

Athens, Tips & Quick Facts2020-09-16T19:12:39+00:00

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli

Note the rooftop symbols. (Image: Pixabay) Puglia, Italy –  Home of the Trulli Thinking of traveling to Italy on a vacation? You are not alone in wanting to visit this European country sandwiched between the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Most folks opt to see Rome, Florence, Tuscany and the Italian [...]

Puglia, Italy | Home of the Trulli2020-08-20T19:16:38+00:00

Costa Rica | The Rich Coast

Let’s visit Costa Rica that small Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua on the north and Panama on the south and the two bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Do not be fooled into lumping this tourist destination into the same category ...

Costa Rica | The Rich Coast2020-07-28T15:23:47+00:00

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled

Lake Bled is one of the most beautiful areas in Europe. Situated in the northwestern part of Slovenia, the lake is not far from the city of Ljubljana so it is a great place to visit as a sole destination, as a day-trip or on a pre or post river cruise ...

The Legends and Magic of Lake Bled2020-06-17T20:02:40+00:00

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean

If you have never heard of the ABC Islands, they are Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean Sea not far off the north coast of Venezuela. They have a connection to the Netherlands with Aruba and...

The ABC Islands of the Caribbean2020-05-27T15:54:49+00:00
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