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The Highlight of Venice – Our Tour of St. Mark’s Basilica

Venice is one unique city. Busy canals filled with gondolas and water taxis. The Byzantine design adds mystique to this affluent and prestigious community. St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice is, by far, one of the most revered buildings in the city.  This elegant structure symbolizes Venetian wealth, prestige, and power, and continues to be a […]

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Cruising Historic Castles – Middle Rhine River

Cruising historic castles, vibrant scenery, comfortable lodging and mind-blowing excursions, all included as you float the Middle Rhine River through Germany. For the novice and seasoned traveler, we recommend the Historic Castles of the Middle Rhine River. A holiday you will remember. The video highlighted here, was captured on the Rhine Getaway which voyages between […]

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Our Stay at the Hotel Edelweiss, Wengen, Switzerland

From our vantage point in Wengen, the Jungfrau Range is a lot to take in.  It’s a dramatic backdrop, especially today.  The billowy white clouds float effortlessly in the bright blue sky, allowing an occasional glimpse of the tops of some of Switzerland’s highest and most rugged peaks. The Classic Swiss Village of Wengen Wengen […]

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5 Not-so-Subtle Differences between Americans and Italians

I’ve always heard that travel expands our horizons.  I believe that’s true.  Travel makes us appreciate what we have. It allows us to learn about traditions and lifestyles different from our own. We get to see spectacular landscapes, historical landmarks, and inspiring architectures that we’ve only read about. But, as soon as you get off […]

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The Corrales NM Backyard

Corrales, NM, is located on the north central edge of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Corrales is home to my daughter, son-in-law and two kids who reside on a hillside in the middle of a critter collection with spacious views. If you look to the north and east you have an unimpeded view of the Sandia Mountains […]

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