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Brilliant Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is sometimes referred to as the, “Venice of the North” and with over 80 canals and its port location, you can understand why. Bruges is the capital of the province of West Flanders […]

9 Facts About the Taj Mahal

Rauza-i munawwara, or the “The Illuminated Tomb” rests tranquilly on the Yamuna River in Agra, India. When you first lay your eyes upon it, it seems the making of a dream– a vision of white […]

Medieval Views in Kilkenny, Ireland

The 12th Century Kilkenny Castle is located in the deeply historic and religious city of Kilkenny, Ireland. Located along the River Nore, this castle was originally built in 1195 to guard the river crossing. The […]

Morocco; Land of Sand and Sea

Souks, kasbahs and ksars, oh my! Morocco is a magnificent country filled with reasons to visit that have long enticed visitors to this fabled country. With Gate 1 in Morocco, visit imperial cities with grand […]

Taking in Luxor, Egypt from Above

Welcome to the ancient city of Thebes, or modern day Luxor. This city was the capital during the times of the Pharaohs, 16-11 BC, when they were at the very height of their power. The […]

Admiring the Past at the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in Rome under the Flavian Emperors, the ruler Vespasian and his sons. Construction on the Colosseum begun in 70-72 AD under during the rule of Vespasian and continued […]

Russian River Cruise Ship Refurbished

The MS Nizhny Novgorod, refurbished in 2019, is one of the most comfortable ships to cruise the Russian waterways. Built in East Germany in 1977, this four-deck vessel has a pleasing design and features elegant […]

The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada

Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]

Egypt: Luxury on the Nile

See the pages of history books come to life in this mythical country in the Middle East. Hieroglyphics, mummies, tombs and the Great Sphinx become a reality when visiting Egypt and you will see them […]

Wonders of the Salt Pools in Maras, Peru

The Salt Pools of Maras, Peru are quite a unique and interesting experience for travelers to the country. The site is actually comprised of a canyon filled with geometric salt pools that have been harvested […]