Shari’s Blog 2017-06-16T17:03:20+00:00

Travels with a Ginger

Isle of Skye

April 4th, 2018|Categories: DESTINATIONS, EUROPE|

Heading to the Highlands, and visiting the island of Skye in the Inner Hebrides? Here's what to expect: The Isle of Skye is connected to the mainland of Scotland by a bridge named, of course, "Skye Bridge". Though it is the largest island ...

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Blarney Castle, Ireland

March 16th, 2018|Categories: ATTRACTIONS, EUROPE|

There are probably few people in the western world who have not heard of the Blarney Stone. It has been for years a tourist pilgrimage for visitors to Ireland. They come in the droves, from ordinary folks to everyday names in film, art and politics, to kiss the stone at Blarney Castle ...

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Dracula’s Castle

February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Flying to or from Budapest on a river cruise vacation? While you are in Hungary, you should consider staying a few days to explore nearby Romania as well. Though a bit far away for a day trip (even two), you might wish to consider visiting  Bran Castle ...

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The Value of a Re-Position Cruise

January 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cruise lines have various itineraries that they offer throughout the year. What itinerary works for Alaska in the summer months obviously does not work in the dead of winter. So Spring and Fall, these cruise liners must shift to a more favorable climate.

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The Hawaiian Luau

December 18th, 2017|Categories: ATTRACTIONS, OCEAN CRUISING|

The Hawaiian Luau Party Hawaii Style You can’t say you have truly experienced Hawaii until you have attended a luau. Luckily these days you don’t have to wait for an invitation as [...]

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November 20th, 2017|Categories: DESTINATIONS, EUROPE|

Edinburgh    Ten Fun Things to Do in the Scottish Capital Did you know that Edinburgh is the most popular city to visit in Britain after London? Located in eastern Scotland on [...]

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