Millions of Americans ski but many more don’t. From ice climbing to ice fishing, snowshoeing to biking, a full menu of winter activities awaits them.
Festivals Can Be Fun, Funky, Fantastic and Fanciful
Think “festival” and New Orleans’ Mardi Gras may come to mind. Many other festive events around the country also are fun, funky and far out.
Ithaca, New York, Known for Waterfalls, Has More to Offer.
Numerous waterfalls account for the “Ithaca is Gorges” motto. The city also offers other lovely scenery and a long list of other activities and attractions.
A Memorable Cruise on the Nile River in Egypt
Most visitors to Egypt go to see pyramids and other iconic sites. A Nile River cruise can include them plus an immersion in the lifestyle of the people.
A Bucket List Trip to see the Wonders of Egypt
Many people visit Egypt to see the pyramids, Sphinx and other iconic treasures. Adding to its allure is the fascinating lifestyle and culture of its people.
Volcanos, Varied Landscapes, More on Hawaii Island
A moonscape setting, multicolored beaches, volcanoes and star gazing greet visitors to Hawai’i Island. It replicates a continent in miniature.
Miami’s Neighborhoods Offer More than the Beaches
Along with its beaches, Miami, Florida’s neighborhoods offer diverse cultures, architecture and other attractions. This intriguing variety adds to a visit.
Music, Marvelous Meals, Museums and More in New Orleans
Quick quiz: Think swinging jazz and soulful blues played in music clubs and by street musicians outside. Picture sidewalks crowded with people sipping beverages from plastic cups as they stroll along. If you guess that describes New Orleans, you’re right – but there’s more. Now see yourself visiting museums which focus ranges from food and festivals …
St. Augustine, Florida Lays its Claim to “Oldest” Fame
In 1607, a small band of settlers founded the first permanent English outpost in the Americas, Jamestown in the Colony of Virginia. At that time, another town, St. Augustine, already had existed since 1565 in a different part of the New World – making it the oldest continuously occupied European community in the country. Given …
Beaches, Cultures, Surprising Setting: Aruba Has It All
If you like to loll on magnificent beaches, visit Aruba. When seeking immersion in a fascinating multi-racial culture, think Aruba. Want to combine a long list of activities with an other-worldly moonscape setting? Yes, Aruba. This tiny Caribbean island more than makes up in appeal what it lacks in size. Many people go there for …
Puerto Vallarta: Not for Everyone but Some Folks’ Favorite
Puerto Vallarta, the destination that my wife Fyllis and I were visiting isn’t for everyone. Some beaches (but not all) consist of more pebbles than sand, and the ocean in places lacks the clarity and multi-hued colors of the Caribbean Sea. Despite these drawbacks, in recent years the Mexican seaside resort of Puerto Vallarta (pronounced …
Surprise Trip: Go Island-Hopping in New York City
Mention New York City and “islands” isn’t likely to come up. Many people don’t know that the Big Apple encompasses over 40 islands, many worth a visit.