Catania, Sicily, Italy

Explore Enticing and Seductive Sicily on an Italy Vacation

Sicily is literally the crossroads of bygone and present civilizations. Historically, it has absorbed the cultures of the Phoenicians, Romans and Greeks, plus several others. Today, all these influences are reflected in Sicily’s mosaic. However, you then add the gorgeous scenery, the mouth-watering food and the warm hospitality of the local people to come up […]

Old Town of Prague with Charles Bridge at sunset, Czech Republic

Four Ideal City Breaks on a Central Europe Vacation (Part 1)

Steeped in history, culture, and architectural beauty, here are four cities well worth exploring on a Central Europe vacation. Budapest, Hungary Divided into “Buda” on the hilly side of the Danube, and “Pest,” which contains the city’s core, Budapest sits at the crossroads between Germanic, Slavic, and Balkan Europe, maintaining a Hungarian identity all its […]

Rynek Glowny main square in Krakow, Poland

Four Ideal City Breaks on a Central Europe Vacation (Part 2)

Previous: Four Ideal City Breaks on a Central Europe Vacation (Part 1) Steeped in history, culture, and architectural beauty, here are four cities well worth exploring on a Central Europe vacation. Krakow, Poland Krakow is Poland’s most beautiful and popular city. It has a convenient location near the borders of Czechia and Slovakia and makes for […]

Smiling young woman sitting in auditorium of theatre

Top Theatre Experiences to Have While Globetrotting (that aren’t Broadway or the West End!)

You’re a Globetrotter, and a theatre fan. You know first-hand the pain of giving up tickets to a hot show because it clashes with your next adventure. The struggle between these dual passions can be real, but there is a way to combine them. We’re not talking about pilgrimages to La Scala, Palais Garnier, or […]

Sunset on Anse Source D'Argent beach in La Digue, Seychelles

Best Beaches on Island Getaways

When it’s bitterly cold outside, nothing compares to a warm beach in a sunny destination somewhere halfway around the world. Of course, you might find yourself asking, what beaches in particular are worth travelling halfway across the world for? Well, there are more than a few island getaways. We’ve highlighted beaches from a selection of […]

Aerial skyline view of London along the Thames at sunset, England UK United Kingdom

Lesser Known but Fascinating Places to Visit on Your Next London Vacation

Arguably the world’s most interesting and unique city, London needs time to get to know it, even after several visits. For those frequent visitors (or even first-time visitors) on a London vacation, here are suggestions to consider to enhance your next stay in this amazing metropolis.  I have lived and worked in London and thought […]