Category: Europe

4-Days in Positano

Travel isn’t an option for us right now, but it is never far from my mind and one can continue to dream. Several years ago, while on a cruise, we spent a short day in Positano, Italy. Unless you really enjoy torturing yourself, don’t… Continue Reading “4-Days in Positano”

All Day Tours Are Not Created Equally- Beware

Malcolm and I recently relied on the advice of a hotel concierge in Lisbon for the best way to visit Sintra and Cascais. Both destinations are not far from the city and can be visited in one day. The two options presented to us… Continue Reading “All Day Tours Are Not Created Equally- Beware”

Two Great Day Trips From Porto

Malcolm and I are just home from a twelve day transatlantic cruise that took us from New York to Lisbon followed by a week in Portugal, which we split between Lisbon and Porto. After disembarking the Azamara Journey in Lisbon, we took a three… Continue Reading “Two Great Day Trips From Porto”

Captured Moments – Tulip Season in Holland

Amsterdam is the largest city in Holland, and the most popular with tourists. There are a lot of reasons to visit here, but we had just one- Tulips. The mother of all tulip gardens, Keukenhof, is about thirty minutes from Amsterdam in Lisse.┬áIt is… Continue Reading “Captured Moments – Tulip Season in Holland”

Captured Moments – Bruges

Bruges, Belgium is one of the most picturesque cities in Europe. Its medieval structures, cobblestone streets and canals draped with graceful willow tree branches create an atmosphere that is simply romantic. The thing that strikes you about Bruges is the slow pace and gracefulness… Continue Reading “Captured Moments – Bruges”

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