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    There are plenty of words we hear and read that trigger this idea of preservation: going green, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable and the list goes on and on. What does it all mean anyway? To be eco-friendly literally means being friendly to the environment, or non-harmful. Some of the ways hotels can be eco-friendly are to […]

    December 29, 2020

    5 Eco-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

    Have you got the ‘staying at home’ doldrums? Here’s 11 ways to keep your travel dreams alive. ​ Finding the excitement for traveling or creating your travel dream list can be difficult when you’re not sure the next time you’ll be able to get on a plane again or jump in your car for your next […]

    November 13, 2020

    11 Ways to Keep Your Travel Spirit Alive

    E A R T H D A Y.Celebrate our big beautiful world by taking care of it. Here are 10 ways travelers ( you ) can help. Turn out the lights in your hotel room. When you leave the room, turn out the lights. 💡 You do it at home. It’s a good idea to […]

    April 22, 2020

    10 Ways Travelers Can Help Save The Earth

    Tulip fields forever. Well, that might not be exactly how that song goes, but for about two months every year, you can see tulip fields forever across the US and around the world. With their stylish shapes and resplendent flowers in a rainbow of colors, they are a welcome sight for our eyes and soul. […]

    April 10, 2020

    5 Top Tulip Festivals in the US and Beyond

    We’re one month into the New Year and have you had your first trip of the year yet? I went for the long weekend to Washington, D.C. with my middle daughter to meet my new grandnephew. So cute! Our son came over from NYC. And while we were there we took in some sights. To […]

    January 1, 2020

    An Itinerary – 3 Days In Washington D.C.

    Consider a trip to the land of the midnight sun, NORWAY. How about hoping a plane to Norway? Well, it’s not exactly a hop. You’ll probably have a stopover or two getting there. Norway has definitely been on ‘the list’ of places to visit these last few years. People talk about it’s incredible scenery and […]

    November 15, 2019

    Hurtigruten Exploration Cruises

    Are you getting ready to go on a spring vacation? I generally prefer to travel far and wide in the shoulder seasons. I LOVE summer and fall in Oregon, so I like to stick around to enjoy some of that wonderfulness. What is a shoulder season? The shoulder seasons are the two months to either […]

    March 22, 2019

    Shoulder Season Travel. Is It For You?

    I was talking to my friend and rep from UnCruise this past week. What a wonderful way to see the world with really small ship cruising. UnCruise has ships ranging in size from 22 – 90 passengers. With their headquarters located in Seattle, Washington, the Northwest is their home and it shows in how they […]

    March 22, 2019

    It’s Like Outdoor School!!

    Classical music is probably something you think about when you think about Vienna. ​Vienna is home to more composers than any other city in the world. Vienna is the music capital at the heart of Europe. Some of the famous composers that called Vienna home include, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Brahms and his famous Brahms […]

    March 8, 2019

    It’s Easy To Love Vienna – A Classical City With… Coffee

    It’s not hard to imagine, since we’re on the tail end of winter, the cozy feeling of being indoors with a hot cup of cocoa, or hot spiced wine when it’s a bit chilly outside. Now imagine that when you look out your balcony door, you see the magical twinkle lights of centuries old European […]

    February 23, 2019

    It’s Not a Mystery Why Christmas Market Cruises are Magical