By Diana Shirey Singapore is beautiful and extremely safe to visit. The people are friendly and I’m so fortunate to have visited. Some highlights include the 1820 Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown and the very modern, jaw-dropping biodomes such as the gorgeous Gardens by the Bay, which is home to the highest interior waterfall, […]
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Singapore and Borneo AdventureMonday, June 4th, 2018
Guanacaste and Papagayo, Costa RicaWednesday, May 25th, 2016
By Barbara Bagnall We arrived at the Liberia airport on April 30th and stayed one night at the Hilton Garden Inn. It is conveniently located right across from the airport. When you are arriving on a late flight it is nice to stay close to the airport. Accommodations were clean and comfortable and breakfast was included. […]
Hurtigruten presents 15 interesting facts about AntarcticaMonday, April 11th, 2016
On the southern-most tip of the planet rests one of the world’s most massive and mysterious landmasses – the frozen realm of Antarctica. This icy expanse stretches out to cover more than 5.4 million square miles, making it the fifth largest continent in the world. It is situated almost entirely within the Arctic Circle, which means […]
Off to Wild PatagoniaTuesday, December 1st, 2015
Penguins, Llamas, Emu, OH MY! I was lucky enough to be able to go on a Sports tour put together by Sportours, Singular Hotels and Australis. It was an amazing duo, traveling by land and sea, combined. I flew into the beautiful city of Santiago. This city is just like San Diego in the spring. Surrounded […]
A Costa Rican ExperienceThursday, August 20th, 2015
We arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica and stayed at the Presidente Hotel which is a very centrally located, nice 3-star resort. The next day we flew from San Jose to Puerto Jimenez in the South Pacific region. We transferred by boat over to the Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. It is situated on 165 acres of […]
Galapagos Islands & Peru (Machu Picchu)Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
I just returned from the Celebrity Xpedition! It’s been a bucket-list trip for us, and we celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with this trip. My best assessment of this experience is summer camp for adults! It is a bit demanding physically, but the rewards are certainly worth it. Be prepared to spend a good deal […]
First time to Alaska? Go on a cruise!Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
If you have never visited Alaska before and you would like a taste of this unique part of the world, a cruise should be your first choice. Even though you can reach most places by plane, traveling by ship allows you to experience Alaska to the fullest and immerse in every aspect of its landscapes […]
Adventure Travel in PeruMonday, November 26th, 2012
I recently returned from an amazing travel adventure, two weeks in Peru. Let me start by saying this trip is not for everyone. Those who wish to experience a true travel adventure can rest assured, Peru offers this and so much more.
The Other Side of Orlando, FloridaFriday, October 26th, 2012
Orlando has so much more than just theme parks! On a recent visit, Arleen explores the popular city by ATV, roller coaster ziplining, airboat and more. Learn what your trip to Orlando can entail.
What’s a Travel Show and Why Should I Go?Friday, September 21st, 2012
Have you seen our advertisements for our Travel Show and wondered what is it? Read more from our insider’s view. Plus, see what hot travel topics and trends will be presented at the 2012 show and the prizes!