“Peaceful, lush, and naturally spectacular: this is Kaua’i.” The Aloha Spirit and Culture From the moment you step off the plane in Kaua’i, you will begin experiencing the “Aloha Spirit.” The Kaua’i natives are some of the happiest and friendliest people in the Islands. This Aloha Spirit is one of sharing kindness, compassion, and peace […]

Bucket List, Destinations, Itineraries

March 26, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Visit Kaua’i

Source: Tauck River Cruise The popularity of cruising via river continues to rise. The allure of traveling with only 150 – 200 passengers on a floating boutique hotel, personalized service, gourmet dining, or the ship’s ability to dock right in the heart of the city or town – all key reasons to experience this fascinating […]

Bucket List, Cruising, River Cruises, Travel Ideas, Travel Tips

January 23, 2020

How to Choose the Perfect River Cruise

Normandy is the most northwestern region in France and is most known for the D-Day Beaches. I felt compelled to walk in the footsteps of my father and thousands of other men, many who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the liberation of Europe. So, I had to go, and I wanted to be there for […]

All Things Europe, Bucket List, Destinations, Itineraries, Travel Ideas

November 23, 2019

The Road to Normandy

So, we hope that you added a few dream cruises to your Bucket List after reading our first 5 choices. Well, we’ve added 5 more once-in-a-lifetime voyages that will wow you and have you packing! Let’s see which of these make it to your Bucket List! 6. Greek Isles Have you been dreaming of seeing […]

Bucket List, Cruising

November 7, 2019

Our Bucket List Cruises, Part 2

Do you have a dream cruise in mind? I know we have plans for voyages that we would like to take. These cruises are once-in-a-lifetime voyages that we will take us to locations that will wow us and create memorable experiences by land and sea. Are you looking for some unique cruise itineraries to add […]

Bucket List, Cruising

August 5, 2019

Our Bucket List Cruises, Part 1

Greece has always been an ideal Mediterranean vacation destination, and certainly, Santorini has always been the shining star, but with over 1,400 islands (230 inhabited), there are lots to choose from, and it can be hard to choose which one to visit first. Hopefully, these eight guidelines will assist with your decision. Best traditional village […]

Bucket List, Destinations

July 7, 2019

Explore Greece’s Hidden Gems

3 Bucket List Destinations that will have you packing in no time — Passport and camera required! #1: New ZealandThe island nation of New Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean about 900 miles east of Australia.  New Zealand consists of 2 main islands, the North Island and the South Island.   The South Island […]

Bucket List, Destinations, Travel Ideas

July 12, 2016

Bucket List Destinations — Part 2

Want to know the easiest and best way to travel in Europe — Trains! #1: Why Should I Take the Train?The European rail system is very reliable and an excellent method for experiencing Europe. Trains go from city center to city center, as well as to small, intimate villages.  Taking the train from the city […]

All Things Europe, Bucket List, Travel Ideas

July 10, 2016

How To Travel By Train In Europe

What’s on your bucket list? Take note — these locations may soon be at the top of your list! #1:  Tahiti The island of Tahiti, the largest in the Windward Group of French Polynesia, is located in the South Pacific and is only an 8 hour flight from Los Angeles.  It is also halfway to […]

Bucket List

July 10, 2016

Bucket List Destinations — Part 1

Ready to dance the Hula and experience the Aloha spirit? Let’s discover your perfect Island Paradise! #1:  Kaua’i: Known as the “Garden Isle”, Kaua’i is the perfect spot to relax and experience nature! Its  soaring cliffs, tropical rainforests, golden sands,  and breathtaking canyons set the stage for a relaxing escape from a hurried life.  A […]

Bucket List, Destinations

July 8, 2016

From Here To Aloha

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