Category Archives: Europe

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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Captured Moments – Hamburg, Germany

My husband has had an affection toward model trains since his boyhood. He owns a small collection of Lionel trains, and while he appreciates having them, he hasn’t developed a desire for creating displays. Wunderland, in Hamburg Germany might have … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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