Archive for the ‘Spain’ Category

Regent’s Brand New Explorer: Exquisite Elegance at Sea

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure, Carefree Vacations In all my years in the travel industry, I have never experienced the kind of elegance, grace and panache that embodied the spirit of Regent’s brand new Explorer ship. No detail was left unattended – the ship is beyond impressive. I was one of the fortunate travel […]

The Top 10 Most Glamorous Ports in the Mediterranean by Silversea

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

The Mediterranean has forever been synonymous with sun-drenched scenes, charming coastal towns and timeless European style. It is also home to some of the most glamorous ports in the world that come in at the top of every jet-setters’ bucket list. Our intimate, luxury ships are smaller than most other cruise lines, meaning we can […]

Exploring Europe’s Wine Regions on a Celebrity Cruise

Friday, October 26th, 2012

I recently cruised through the wine regions of England, France, Spain and Portugal on a Wine Discovery Cruise aboard the Celebrity Cruise ship, Celebrity Constellation. Wine tasting isn’t the only wine activity I enjoyed on this cruise through beautiful wine regions with overnight stays in Paris/Normandy and Bordeaux.

Spain – our final few days

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

continuing my blog from Lisbon, Portugal… Day 18 – Salamanca, Spain We continued our drive out of  Portugal into Spain. The scenery was beautiful as we passed lakes, hills and streams. We finally  arrived in Salamanca, Spain in the early evening. Our Hotel, the Silken Rona Dalba was our least favorite of all hotels. First […]

Lovely Lisbon- and Many More Cities in Amazing Portugal

Friday, August 19th, 2011

We continued our travels through the beautiful and value priced- Portugal. We explored Evora, Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais, Belem, Obidos and Coimbra. I share the best places to stay, eat, how to get around and what to see. Open your eyes to a whole new world- we did!

Andalucia, Spain – A Journey to the Past

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Exploring the South of Spain: Cordoba, Granada, The Alhambra, Ronda, and Seville. We explore d the city, countryside and even where the gypsies live. See how we did all this in only 5 days!

Viva Espana!!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Exploring Madrid and Toledo through new and experienced eyes. Read how to see the museums of Madrid for free, how to get the most for your U.S. Dollar, the best places to eat, see and more.