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Search for the perfect carry-on
..For years I have been searching for the ultimate carry-on bag for airplane travel, it should be not too big, but large enough to accommodate all the essentials of airplane travel. Without success until now.
Secrets of Winchester Cathedral
If you've seen one cathedral have you seen them all? Revel in the complex architecture, stained glass windows, niches, and chapels. But don't forget to look a little deeper, for the secret stories that are an integral part of a cathedral's history, especially Winchester Cathedral in England.
Shopping in London
To paraphrase Dr Johnson: “When a woman is tired of shopping in London, she is tired of life,”
Stay in a convent or monastery
For centuries religou pilgrims have sought accommodation in convents or monasteries. Today's 21st century traveller sill has that option. Low prices, good food, comfortable beds and quiet settings make staying in a religous guest house an excellent and affordale option for the traveller.
Stockholm Through the Centuries
Sweden’s 700-year old capital is one of the world’s most beautiful and lively cities. Built across fourteen islands, nearly a third of the city if parkland with plenty of gardens and parks.
Swiss Rail Travel
An almost forgotten delight of European travel is travelling by train. Almost forgotten, because in this era of jet travel, most North Americans never seek the opportunity to experience the slower-paced delights of journeying by rail, as we usually prefer to seek speed over experience.
Did you know that the poet laureate Tennyson is the second most quoted writer after Shakespeare according to “The Oxford Book of Quotations.” Can’t think of a single line you would credit to Lord Alfred? How about? “Theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do or die.”
The Berlengas Archipelago
When you think of Portugal, do you think of islands? You should. Portugal has some unique island environments that will amaze you.
The Grandeur of St. Petersburg
Did you catch the opening ceremonies of the Socchi 2014 Olympic Games? It was a truly elegant and awe-inspiring production with moments that reminded me of the grandeur and elegance of Russia’s most beautiful city, St. Petersburg. St Petersburg is the embodiment of Imperial Russia, the time of Pete
Top Sights To See in Paris
Only one weekend in Paris and you're afraid you won't be able to see all the highlights? Don't worry! You will have plenty of time to see the icons of this fabulous city, and still have shoe leather to wear home.
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