What’s YOUR river cruise personality ???

How do you know which river cruise is going to suit you ?? Besides the different companies to choose from, you also want to base your choice on your interests. We've outlined a few pointers to consider when looking for the perfect European river cruise itinerary for YOU. (Itinerary descriptions & maps from AMA Waterways - our preferred supplier) For the historians. Starting in Basel, enjoy ancient castles, grand palaces and medieval towns.Visit the Alsatian capital of France, Strasbourg and [...]

What’s next ???

Have you had a travel bucket list for a while ? Where have you been dreaming about ? Now's the time to tick something off your list. But how do you pick which destination to go to ?? Try this neat little quiz from The Travel Channel that might help you along. Can't wait to hear what you got -  WooHoo I got PARIS !!!          Here's some tips that might help you when planning your next vacation: Full article [...]

Beautiful Northern Ireland

          Above: View from Culloden, Belfast City Skyline & Belfast City Hall This week I've been traveling in the beautiful Northern Ireland.  Some of the stops along the way have been Culloden Estate just outside Belfast, also visiting Belfast City, Armagh, Banbridge, Carlingford Lough just to name a few.   Some of the top takeaways for me have been:  Hospitality, Gourmet Food, bespoke and VIP experiences.  The interactions I have had with the local people have been second [...]

A little slice of Paradise closer to home.

           What a great break we had up in Lake George area upstate NY right in the Adirondack mountain region. We met friends and stayed at a family resort with cabins & cottages. It really reminded me of the movie "Dirty Dancing". The lakes are beautiful, clean crisp water, lots of fishing and water sports. Only 1.5 hour flight from Atlanta to Albany then a short drive which also brings you through Saratoga Springs where we [...]

Some “Mom” friendly destinations

             Keeping with our Mother's Day theme this month, there are some really great weekend getaways that Mom is sure to enjoy. A relaxing time away with or without family is always called for. How about a lovely winery visit complete with Spa ?? Sounds like the perfect little getaway to us..... Did you know about all the wonderful local Wineries in Georgia ?? Well in the past 10 years or so since the alcohol laws [...]

Love is in the air

Happy Valentines Day.  We've compiled a list of some romantic towns in Europe with "Love" related little tidbits for this day.        10 Most romantic towns in Europe: We all love the romantic cities like Paris, Venice, Florence, but so does everyone else - and your nice little "romantic getaway" may be full of other couples thinking the exact same thing !! Maybe you'd prefer a "quiet, secluded getaway" in a quaint little town.......Conde Nast has put together a [...]