Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu, Romania is located in Romania’s region called Transylvania. We mentioned it in the last article as being an outlying settlement for the Romanians and other ethnicities when the Saxons ruled from the 13th to the 17th century. The city is very picturesque with old medieval buildings, cobblestone streets and full of history and culture […]

Brasov, Romania

Brasov, Romania

Last week we took you to Bucharest in Romania. This week is Brasov, Romania. We told you about how wonderful the rest of the country is, so we could not help ourselves with continuing the topic. Welcome to Brasov, Romania, a city in Transylvania that is known for its medieval Saxon walls and bastions, its […]

Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest Romania

Bucharest, Romania is the largest city and capital. It sits in the southern part of the country on the Dambovita River. The city earned the name “Little Paris” in the early 1900s for its wide, tree-lined boulevards, glorious Belle Époque buildings, and a reputation for extravagance. Today, Bucharest is a bustling metropolis that has a […]

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia is accessible for Vienna and Budapest. Even though it is the capital city, it is often forgotten. Bratislava is a pretty city, interesting to a history lover, but it could be seen as cozy and comfortable. A place you could spend the day wandering with no real urgency to leave.   The […]

Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg in the Snow

Salzburg, Austria The picturesque city of Salzburg is surrounded by the Alps and sitting along Germany’s border. It is accessible from Linz, which is on the banks of the Danube River. Besides being the birthplace of Mozart, it is also well known for being the backdrop in The Sound of Music! DO, RE, MI, FA, SOL, LA, TI… […]

Porto, Portugal

Porto Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second-largest city. Situated on the Douro river, Porto is split in two much like other cities in Europe like Budapest. One side of the river is shown in the photo below. The banks are lined with colorfully painted buildings. On the other side of the river lies Vila Nova de Gaia and […]

4 Incredible Countries You Will Explore on the Rhine

Heidelberg, Germany

In this article we will introduce 4 Incredible Countries You Will Explore on the Rhine. With their fabulous rooftop pools, jacuzzies, and wellness programs plus their exquisite cuisine and delicious cocktail drinks available around-the-clock it’s tempting to many to never leave the ship. But as much as they take pride in their impeccable service, we […]

Western South Dakota

Spearfish Canyon

Western South Dakota by David Jahner For many travelers, visiting the Black Hills of Western South Dakota simply means exiting I-90 at Rapid City and following the signs to Mount Rushmore, taking a few obligatory photos of the Shrine to Democracy and then backtracking to the interstate to continue the onward journey to Yellowstone or […]

10 Reasons Why Ocean Cruisers Will Love River Cruising

AmaMagna on the Danube

10 Reasons Why Ocean Cruisers Will Love a River Cruise Ocean cruises have been a popular way to vacation for decades, and for good reason. They’re affordable, convenient and offer travelers peace of mind knowing that everything they need for a fantastic getaway is all in one place. What could be better than that? Well, […]

Vacation Options- What We Do

anonymous tourists showing us passports on street on sunny day

It has been quite some time since I have written an article. The main intent here is to show some of our vacation options. A lot has happened and a lot has changed since that last post in January. First, we have closed our storefront in Rome, GA and are now back working from home […]