Cambridge, England a City of History, Culture and world-changing Discoveries


Cambridge, England Cambridge is a city on the River Cam in eastern England, home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, dating to 1209. University colleges include King’s, famed for its choir and towering Gothic chapel, as well as Trinity, founded by Henry VIII, and St John’s, with its 16th-century Great Gate. University museums have exhibits […]

The Industrial City of Manchester England

Manchester, England

Manchester is a wonderfully vibrant city in the Northwest part of England. Historically it was the world’s first industrial city, beginning with a textile boom about the turn of the 19th century. While there, make it a point to stop in at the Museum of Science and Industry. (Currently closed due to COVID-19) The Manchester […]

Safe Travelling to The Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya

It has been years since visiting Mexico and The Riviera Maya. We will be going back again this year at Christmas and we cannot wait to get a closer look at the area and the country. Last time there was just a short stop on a cruise of the Western Caribbean. Everyone we have ever […]

Mulled Wines

Mulled Wines

Mulled wines are warm liquid deliciousness that creates a very pleasant smell and is guaranteed to knock out any chill you may be feeling. On our Christmas Market Cruise in Central Europe, mulled wines were a prominent feature in every market. Holiday collectors’ cups can be used with a refundable deposit, or you can enjoy […]

Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

The Caucasus Mountains are at the intersection of Europe and Asia. They stretch from the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, which is referred to as the Caucasus region. In the center of this is the country of Georgia and today we are going to introduce you to its capital Tbilisi (pronounced-Tilleesee). Tbilisi is a […]

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv Bulgaria

Plovdiv is an ancient city in southern Bulgaria, built around seven hills. It boasts of being the oldest continually inhabited city in Europe dating back some eight thousand years! As you explore the city you will find many areas that are still being dug up by archeologists. Ancient Roman Ruins in Plovdiv The Ancient Theater […]

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes

Let’s talk about potato pancakes! We grew up in partly polish families, and potato pancakes were a real treat. Served for breakfast or dinner, applesauce or sour cream, it is comfort food in its own class. Pancakes and Latkes are used sometimes interchangeably. But there is a difference. Potato pancakes are more rounded than potato […]

Paris, France

Eiffel tower

We will be escorting a group trip to Paris France, the Normandy area, and a 7-night river cruise aboard an Amawaterways river cruise ship next November. The dates of the river cruise are November 4th to November 11th of 2021. We will be putting together and offering pre and post-cruise extensions and we will be […]

Constanta, Romania

Constanta, Romania

Constanta, Romania This week we wrap up our tour of Romania in Constanta. We normally do not focus on one area for so many emails, but we are finding out that there is a mystery to this land. It is possible that the many years of communist rule that kept it hidden from the world […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Amsterdam

I Amsterdam Sign

We were in Amsterdam in November of 2018. We did do some of these 5 things, but we did not do them all. Amsterdam is on our list of places to revisit. One of our biggest takeaways from this city was the simplicity of moving about. It’s no secret that Amsterdam is one of the […]