Venice Off the Beaten Path

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is on most travelers' bucket lists. But over-tourism is threatening much that makes this city so desirable to visit. St. Mark's Square, the Piazza San Marco, and adjacent alleys are so crowded that it's difficult to walk, let alone enjoy the architecture, or … Continue reading Venice Off the Beaten Path

Popular Barcelona Experiences for a One Day Visit… or longer!

Barcelona rivals Paris in the beauty of its architecture and parks. We had visited years ago, but were jet-lagged and short of time, so didn't appreciate the city. When we booked a Windstar cruise out of Barcelona, we decided to add a few days to the trip to really get to know this enchanting city. … Continue reading Popular Barcelona Experiences for a One Day Visit… or longer!

What to Do With One Day in Dubrovnik: maximize time with a private tour

Dubrovnik has been on our destination list forever. I’d visited Dubrovnik as a child and remember well the imposing walls and red roofs of the old city. Dave had never been and it was primarily for this port that we chose to take the Windstar cruise – Italy and the Dalmatian Coast.  As our ship … Continue reading What to Do With One Day in Dubrovnik: maximize time with a private tour

One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks

As a Bostonian I can't really encourage you to spend JUST ONE DAY in Boston, but if that's the time you have, then make the most of it! Boston boasts history, culture, great food, and gorgeous gardens. We've put together a walking tour of Boston landmarks to help you get the most from your day. … Continue reading One Day in Boston, a walking tour of Boston landmarks

What to do in Amsterdam: 8 Must-Dos

Amsterdam is a top travel destination. It has something for everyone - rich history, world class museums, and romantic canals. You could spend a month in the city and not see it all. Choosing what you do in Amsterdam in 3 days, a short visit, is difficult. Read through our suggestions to put together an … Continue reading What to do in Amsterdam: 8 Must-Dos