An Amazon river cruise on the 18-passenger Tucano Yacht is an every day, every night adventure involving hiking, animal exploration, visits to villages and sumptuous meals on board.
Cuba is an island of magnificent scenery, historic treasures – and countless contradictions. Despite recently tightened travel restrictions, Americans still may join people from other countries in visiting that intriguing destination.
Sun-seekers who visit the Caribbean island of Aruba for its magnificent beaches alone are missing a lot. A fascinating, sharply contrasting landscape, enticing historical touches and inviting multi-cultural European flair add to that destination’s appeal.
Tiny Taos, New Mexico is BIG when it comes to what it has to offer in terms of art and architecture, shopping and scenery, along with a fascinating blend of cultures. This former frontier settlement and Spanish Colonial outpost weaves a variety of fascinating threads of history, past and present.
Santa Fe, New Mexico is more than a place; it is a spirit, an energy that inhabits and revitalizes all who visit. The fact that it is enmeshed in artistic enterprises of every imaginable endeavor and embodies Native American and Spanish Colonial history throughout the city is just a bonus.
Meow Wolf, an immersive interactive art installation and technological wonderland with unending surprises at every turn in Santa Fe, New Mexico is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before. It’s also magical, mind-boggling, awesome and inspirational and you will not be able to actually describe to others what you’ve just seen.
From dazzling beaches to diverse museums, unspoiled nature to a long list of activities, Alabama’s Gulf Coast offers a something-for-everyone variety. If you can’t find something there to your liking, you’re not really trying – and you shouldn’t have to.
Hawaii Island is known as the “Big Island” because of its size, and it encompasses variety enough that might be expected on an entire continent. Visitors find choices from multi-color sand beaches to snow skiing, dry desert to lush rain forests, soaring volcanoes to intriguing history – and more.
The Caribbean island of Nevis has been given new life because of the Broadway show Hamilton, celebrating the life of Nevis native, Alexander Hamilton. That may be a reason to go there – but there are three original sugar-mill plantation inns that will entice you to stay: Nisbet, The Hermitage and Montpelier. Each one has something very special to offer its visitors.
Visiting the Mauthausen Concentration Camp near Linz, Austria – one of the first death camps to be created and the last one to be liberated – is a life-altering experience. No one should ever forget what occurred there and throughout Europe during World War II.
A cruise along the Danube River to Austria, Croatia, Hungry and the Czech Republic leads to some of Europe’s most magnificent cities, charming towns and lovely scenery. Passengers explore intriguing chapters of history, are introduced to fascinating cultures and have opportunities to visit major museums, explore inviting neighborhoods and meet and mingle with locals.
Visiting the four European capitals of Budapest, Hungary, Prague, Czech Republic, Vienna, Austria and Bratislava, Slovakia on Grand Circle’s Blue Danube River Cruise is a mesmerizing experience. But the wondrous time on the ship itself is a major appeal of the trip, as well.