Accommodations in Mexico – Part 3

Let me start with a PERSONAL SAFETY STATEMENT.  With the abundance of rental offerings on social media, it is very tempting to book services...

While traveling to Mexico be aware of the climate – Part 2

There are three distinct regions in Mexico.  East Coast, Central, and West Coast.  This is certainly over simplified, but for a visitor it provides...

Safety First When Traveling Abroad – Part 1

SAFETY First and foremost, don’t listen to rumors or innuendo.  Look for trustworthy sources that can, and are, updated regularly.  I recently read an...

He Asked Part 2

Certainly very high in today’s trends is the International Destination Wedding. If you would ever listen to one piece of advice from an old...

He Asked Part 1

This time of year seems to be the most popular period to ask for one’s hand in marriage. I know I titled this “He...

Winners in the Choice Awards for 2018 Part 2

Best Cruise Line Large Ship: Royal Caribbean, operating 3 of the largest ships at sea out of USA ports. Best known for innovation and activities....

Winners in the Choice Awards for 2018 Part 1

I LOVE this time of year. I always get calls saying” we are engaged” and looking for wedding suggestions or Honeymoon options. It is...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 3

Airlines are going through an evolution of choices. You may already have been a personal “victim” of pricing practices. One example is a flight...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 2

Viking River Cruise company has been known for the “Viking Long Ships”. Recently they foraged into the Ocean Cruise business by forming a sister...

What’s new in Europe and Asia Part 1

All the headlines in Europe this year seem to center around water. River cruising has new ships, as usual lately. This year there will...

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