To experience the Best of Cuba, click the link above. We host legal Cuba travel. We invite you to witness the island’s stunning natural beauty and the genuine warmth of its people. Come discover Cuba’s pivotal history, dramatic architecture, and captivating …  [Read More]


A visit to Japan is an experience between the traditional and contemporary. From the excitement of Tokyo to serenity of Nikko; from the moving Hiroshima to the beauty of Hakone. Japan is very clean, orderly and the trains operate to the minute.  The honesty …  [Read More]

Umbria, Italy

Central historic Rome is an easy, pleasant walk in narrow alleys of  window shopping, café bars and gelato shops.  All the sites are easily reached on an afternoon stroll; Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, etc.  If you wish to visit the …  [Read More]

Enchanting COTSWOLD England

My adventure to the Cotswold's was a walking tour from one charming small town to the next.  My family and I walked the Cotswold hills for 6 days staying in a different inn each night, some as old as 500 years. After a huge English breakfast it was off to walk …  [Read More]

Provence, France

Provence is medieval villages of fortified towns guarding its ancient borders with countless villages perched defensively on hilltops; and great cities like Arles, Aix and Avignon full of culture. This area of southeastern France is full of sunshine and …  [Read More]

Otavalo Valley – famous Saturday Market day.

  Otavalo is a city about 34 miles north of Quito, Ecuador (1 1/2 hour drive due to the mountains country).  On Saturdays, the massive Otavalo market overflows from the Plaza de Ponchos and colorful textiles and crafts fill tents along streets in a third …  [Read More]

Sacha Lodge – Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador

Sacha Lodge in the Amazon Rainforest is a short 1/2 hour flight from Quito to Coca, The local markets of Coca are enjoyed for a short time before you board a two hour boat ride (large motor powered canoe) down the Napo River to the lodge, stopping along the …  [Read More]

Quito – a stunning colonial city at 9.350 feet

Ecuador is an exciting destination. Located on the equator of South America, the country is composed of four major regions that are all easily accessible. Colonial cities of the highlands, Amazon Rainforest. Mountains and Pacific coast beaches to the Galapagos …  [Read More]

10 Reasons to Cruise the Douro

When travelers visit Portugal, they tend to focus on the southern part of the country, such as the sunny beaches of the Algarve. But I’ve always been more intrigued by the northern region, particularly the pristine and stunningly beautiful Douro River Valley, …  [Read More]

Secrets Resort & Spa ~ Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Shh!   It’s a secret; but not for long!! As the 4th and final stop on my recent journey to Puerto Vallarta, Secrets Resort and Spa was a long anticipated delight.  As you step out of your taxi you are greeted with chilled bubbly and a cool towel meant to …  [Read More]

Holiday and Winter Travel

It is never too early to consider your travel plans for holiday travel in 2014 and winter travel in 2015.  Even though summer is just upon us, it is time to book the choice spots during the winter and early spring months.  We always recommend …  [Read More]

Four Unique Voyages by Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises' mv Insignia recently completed a drydock with a number of upgrades, and the company is celebrating with four special voyages with unique cruise itineraries: London to London for 12 days on September 20, 2014.  (Place your commentary …  [Read More]