Travel and Places
Was Lawrence Speaking of Je Ne Sais Quois When He Spoke of Cagliari, Sardinia?
Cagliari is the capital of the island Sardinia, located in Italy. Considered the cultural capital of Sardinia. The island is noted for its art nouveau architecture. With a long and diverse history, it has become a popular destination on cruise and land-based travel itineraries.
The Flam Railway: The Most Picturesque Ride of a Lifetime!
Flam, Norway was a port of call on our cruise from Denmark and through the United Kingdom. It's a small village of about 375 residents located on the Sognefjorden, the largest fjord in Norway. Actually, the village sits between two fjords and the name is derived from the word "fla".
The Absolutely Perfect Hack When Spending Time at the Louvre!
Originally built as a palace for Phillip II, the Louvre is the most visited museum in the world. Holding a prominent spot in French history, this massive campus is located on the right bank of the Seine River.
Experience the Absolute Best of Bergen, Norway in 7 Hours!
The next stop on the cruise was Bergen, the second largest city in Norway. My pre-trip research had warned me of the cool, misty days this location often has, so we were prepared with warm clothes and waterproof outerwear.
Vajreshwari or Vajra Yogini temple, Maharashtra, India
Vajreshwari or Vajra Yogini temple in Bhiwandi Taluka of Thane district of Maharashtra is an important shrine dedicated to the goddess with same name. The temple has rich mythological and Historical background. An added attraction is the presence of several hot water springs nearby.
My Embarrassingly Horrible Expat Secret Exposed in Palma de Mallorca!
I didn't know I would betray myself when I disembarked the ship in Palma de Mallorca! And to make my self-betrayal worse, it was in front of my traveling companion! Before I tell you what happened, let's talk a bit about Palma de Mallorca.
An Insider's Guide to Mammoth Cave National Park- The Longest Known Cave in the World
Mammoth Cave National Park is a beautiful and vast cave system located in Kentucky. This cave system is the longest known cave in the world, with more than 400 miles of explored cave passageways.
Mount Everest: Where’s Mount Everest Located? Bodies on Mount Everest & Mount Everest Facts!
Mount Everest is a magnet for climbers, mountaineers, and adventurers. Mount Everest can be climbed in two ways. The first one is from the southeast in Nepal while, the other is from the north in Tibet.
Ephesus, Turkey Launched Me Into the World of Travel!
As I have mentioned in previous articles, I have been traveling since I was 5 years old. A bit of traveling now and then after that but my travel as an adult approached epic proportions in 2010. And, that's when I came to find Ephesus, Turkey!
How to Preserve Your Travel Memories with the Best Souvenirs!
With years of travel under my belt, I have found some pretty cool ways to preserve my travel memories with the best possible souvenirs! In this article, I'm going to share my tried and true methods of choosing souvenirs and what to do with them when you get home.
Pearls fell under the Mahua tree. sweet smelling mahua
Both are made from its leaves. And it also gives bread. The flowers of this multi-useful tree native to India grow in Chait.
The Fabulous Views of Croatia From the Eyes of Elisona!
I wanted to show you what and how she sees things; A bird's eye view of the world, the way Elisona experiences it.
Palawan Tour - The Underground River in Puerto Princesa - El Nido - Coron, Philippines
The Subterranean River National Park is one of the 7 Wonders of Nature listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. It is the world's longest navigable underground river with paddle boat about 4.5 km from 8.2km long, most impressive cave-mountain-sea ecosystem, limestone karst landscape.
Rub the Nose of Dubrovnik’s Shakespeare for Good Luck! Really?
I suppose it might be cliche to say the Mediterranean pulls at my heart strings. But, friends, it does. I even found myself living in the region for 2 years. And, I've been on several Mediterranean cruises, but one particular destination sticks out in my mind as I think back on my travels.
Top 5 Most Popular Dessert Places in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Satisfy that sweet tooth craving with this list of the best dessert places in Oklahoma City.
Top 5 Most Popular Dessert Places in San Antonio, Texas
You can find the best dessert spots in San Antonio, Texas, you just have to know where to look.
I Will Never Stay at the Stratosphere Again
I was looking forward to a great night on the Strip then a relaxing stay at the Strat Hotel. However, due to a fake emergency at 3 am, that didn't happen and the staff at this hotel were clueless and didn't even inform the guests of what was going on and if the hotel was safe to enter again.
Traditional Athens at It's Best! Take the Plaka Walking Tour
Athens has a history like no other city. In my opinion, it's one of the coolest places in the world! There is a spectacular mix of the ancient and the modern worlds in every step you take!
A short getaway to Base Camp in Tay Ninh Vietnam
Packed with a venturing mind and a gang of your close friends, you should throw a BBQ party on the lakeshore here in Tay Ninh. This camping site is awe-inspiring and wondrous for a short getaway on the weekend. Dau Tieng Camp Site will never disappoint y'all.
A Photo Tour of the Saratoga Springs Parks
Saratoga Springs is a city of 30,000 people in upstate New York (Wikipedia Contributors, may 6, 2022) There are two beautiful parks in Saratoga; Congress park downtown, and Saratoga State park less than a mile outside the city.
Nauru, the Least Visited Country in the World
Thanks to its phosphate reserves, the tiny island nation of Nauru rose meteorically to become the richest country in the world in the 1980s. And then the phosphate reserves started depleting, and with it started its equally spectacular downfall.
Road Trip Disaster: Driving Endlessly in the Rings of Hell
When things go south…Disasters can happen spontaneously, and can unfold within moments. What truly matters is the recovery. A few tips to keep your trip from becoming FUBAR, like mine.
Henrietta, New York is not a borough of New York City!
The reason I say that is because when I was traveling on the road with my family, most kids, and a lot of adults, thought this was so. As soon as you said New York, you could see in their eyes the high rise buildings, traffic, glamour and even the perceived danger...
Best Travel Advice To Follow During Pandemic
The current travel season may require the use of a more thorough and careful approach. Readout to learn what we advise for staying safe, no matter whether you are in a plane, staying in a hotel, or aboard a cruise ship.
What's the Best Way to Experience Marseilles?
I've been to Marseilles a few times.The first time I visited Marseilles, I was not impressed. It seemed to be just another port city. Being close to the end of a long cruise, perhaps, I was just too tired to enjoy the city? However, I had a fabulous time and came away with a whole new impression.
Refrain From These 3 Things While Traveling in Europe
To make the most of your Europe trip, the Author advises you to avoid three specific things. This article serves as a signpost for smart tourists who are looking to pack their bags and take a flight to Europe.
More of Monaco, the Playground of the Rich and Famous! And, Me?
I briefly covered the history of this sovereign state, discussed the "Curse of the Grimaldis", and outlined the Monaco of today. I also shared my James Bond-ish adventure on my first visit. Today, I will discuss, in more detail, the attractions or must see places of Monaco.
The Mystery of Delhi’s Iron Pillar
The Iron Pillar of Delhi has never rusted in the past 1600 years Yes, some people believe that phosphorus was added while making the pillar, so it does not rust. But then phosphorus was only discovered in 1669 by Hamburg merchant Henning Brand, while the pillar was built about 1200 years before that
Living the Life in Florida
Maybe, like myself, you dreamed of relocating to Florida but never had the nerve or ability to do it. Transplanting is difficult. Of course, researching a place online is valuable and you can find out many things, but it is always good to talk to a native, whether a recent native or long time.