Pompeii, Italy – The Lost City

Pompeii, Italy – The Lost City

The ancient city of Pompeii, Italy, known as the lost city is an extraordinary place to visit. Work to expose and preserve Pompeii is still ongoing today. Roughly one-third of the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy is still buried. It is believed that it is more important...
Visiting Monument Valley

Visiting Monument Valley

On our way to Monument Valley we decided to take the Moki Dugway, UT-261, considered to be the “scenic” route. It was indeed the scenic route to Monument Valley! Constructed in 1958 to transport uranium ore, the Moki Dugway is a 3 mile, narrow gravel road with tight...
Culebra Island – Puerto Rico’s Little Paradise

Culebra Island – Puerto Rico’s Little Paradise

Culebra is a fascinating island virtually untouched by major developers. When you go to Culebra you won’t find much in the way of nightlife, fancy dining or even luxury accommodations but what you will find is what draws most people to Culebra…fabulous beaches! From a...
Downtown Disney Florida – Explore the Magic!

Downtown Disney Florida – Explore the Magic!

Downtown Disney, part of the Disney Resorts, is an exciting entertainment, dining and shopping area that lines a beautiful waterfront in Orlando, Florida. Downtown Disney is a great place to spend a fun filled day with the family! The three areas that make up the 120...
Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida is like no place else we have visited.  A laid back, picturesque island community, the relaxed atmosphere of Cedar Key can be contagious. Over the years we have visited Cedar Key many times and have never been disappointed by its old Florida charm...
Tuscany, Italy and Medieval Montepulciano Part II

Tuscany, Italy and Medieval Montepulciano Part II

Montepulciano, Italy is the biggest and highest of southern Tuscany’s medieval hill towns. It is steeply graded with hardly a flat street in town. On the morning of our 2nd day in Montepulciano, we took another walk around this fascinating hill town. We...
Tuscany, Italy and the Walled City of Montepulciano

Tuscany, Italy and the Walled City of Montepulciano

Montepulciano, located in the heart of Tuscany is one of Italy’s most charming medieval walled hill towns. We wanted a true taste of Tuscany while in Italy, so we chose Montepulciano in the Siena province for our stay. Where is Montepulciano? Montepulciano is located...
St. Augustine Florida Celebrates 500 Years of History

St. Augustine Florida Celebrates 500 Years of History

St. Augustine, Florida celebrates 500 years of history since explorer Juan Ponce de Leon first came ashore near present day St. Augustine. Beginning April 2nd, the celebration will continue throughout 2013. In 1513, in search of the fabled Fountain of Youth, explorer...
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Headed to St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands in the morning…I could hear the sounds of Calypso and steel drums already. I love St. Thomas and the Caribbean! The sun, white sand and turquoise water all seem to call my name. On Our Way to St. Thomas! Taking an early...
Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park, Colorado

Estes Park in Colorado is a perfect stop when visiting Rocky Mountain National Park. Ten days touring the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and Estes Park was our first stop. We had old gold mining towns and Jeep trails mapped out. It’s going to be a vacation of exploring,...