7 Reasons to Fall in Love with Istanbul N0W!

Galata Tower overlooks the City. 1.  Wherever You Wander, You Will See Spectacular History. Wherever you go, you will see spectacular history! Whether you walk or take a cab, you will be surprised to see the bounty of rich sites spread throughout this magical city. You will not be…

#PrayFor_ Travel In an Age of Terrorism

#PrayFor_ Fill in the location: Berlin, Boston, Karak, Istanbul, Nice, Paris, New York City. The horrible reality is that acts of terror haunt us wherever we go – or live. A while ago, I wrote version one of “Travel in an Age of Terrorism”. I wrote it in…

30 Fun Things to Do In Istria, CROATIA

The Istria Region of Croatia I had the great fortune of traveling to and through Istria as a sponsored guest of the Istria Tourist Board. I am delighted to share my wonderful experience! GEOGRAPHY:  Where is “Istria” Croatia? Get in a boat in Venice, Italy. Head southwest…

RESORT REVIEW: Sunset Plaza, a Puerto Vallarta gem!

  Sunset Plaza is a vacation destination that shines! Easy ride from the airport. Gated. Oceanfront. Sunset Plaza Beach Resort in Puerto Vallarta is an easy ride from the international airport.  It has a guarded entrance (a nice touch, but nothing about the city suggests a need for…

#TravelDeep ~ #Cruise Outside Your Comfort Zone!

Let’ start by making chocolate! If you could, wouldn’t you love to see how artisanal, organic chocolate is made, the whole process? Of course you would!  Now how about doing it as a cruise excursion? And getting to join in the fun of really making it? Really. Fathom…