Easy 5-Step Plan for Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy [with Maps and Podcast]

See all five lands of the Cinque Terre UNESCO World Heritage Site in Italy with this plan and podcast. Start your day in Monterosso with shopping, great views, time on the beach and/or a wine tasting lunch. Then, take the train or ferry to Vernazza for an ice cream or shopping. Next, take the ferry to see Manarola and … More Easy 5-Step Plan for Visiting Cinque Terre, Italy [with Maps and Podcast]

Washington, D.C. – 27 Things to Do with 5-Day Plan and Podcast

Use this plan to see 27 top sights in Washington, D.C. over the course of five days of visiting world-class attractions. Suggestions for dining and advance planning, as well as ideas for modifying the plan if you have more or less time to spend in Washington, D.C. are included. Click on the audio bar at … More Washington, D.C. – 27 Things to Do with 5-Day Plan and Podcast

Ireland Travel 2018 – Dublin with Side Trips Two Week Itinerary

When I am asked to plan a perfect two week trip to Ireland, I recommend Dublin as a base for the majority of sightseeing, with side trips to Killarney, Waterford, Howth, and Limerick, along with tours of the Dingle Peninsula, the Ring of Kerry, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Newgrange. I recommend at … More Ireland Travel 2018 – Dublin with Side Trips Two Week Itinerary

Key West, Florida 2018 Update

When Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys in September of 2017, many feared the worst for Key West. Thankfully, Key West largely rebounded within a month of the storm! So, I updated my Key West travel guide for 2018, “Key West 2018: One Perfect Trip Travel Guide,”  on Amazon and Kindle. Key West attractions, as … More Key West, Florida 2018 Update

11 San Antonio Sights: Walking Tour, Maps, Podcast

Many of San Antonio’s sights are located near the famous River Walk and can easily be reached by foot and/or riverboat. So, stay in a hotel on or near the River Walk and join in all or some of this four-mile walking tour to visit 11 San Antonio sights. These sights include The Alamo, the … More 11 San Antonio Sights: Walking Tour, Maps, Podcast

Oahu, Hawaii, Things To Do

If you are visiting Oahu, Hawaii, be sure to take some time to get outside of Waikiki to visit all that the island has to offer. Pay your respects at Pearl Harbor; step on the USS Missouri, the last World War II battleship of the United States; go snorkeling and swimming at Hanauma Bay; climb … More Oahu, Hawaii, Things To Do

Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Limerick is about 2 ½ hours from Dublin via train, bus or car. It makes a nice lunch stop before continuing on your way to the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Killarney, or other amazing destinations in the west of Ireland. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the 13th century King John’s Castle. Have a … More Limerick Lunch and River Shannon Walk: Maps, Pictures, Podcast #31

Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28

If you visit Dublin, be sure to take a day or part of a day to visit the town of Howth on the Irish Sea. If possible, pick a day with little wind, so you can take the ferry around the island, Ireland’s Eye. In the town, visit the ruins of a medieval abbey, walk inside a defensive tower built to watch for potential invaders from Napoleon’s army that is now a vintage radio museum, and see Howth Castle, still inhabited by descendants of the original Lord who arrived in Howth in 1177 AD. Near the sea, watch as fishing nets are made, walk out to the original Howth lighthouse at the end of the pier, and enjoy fresh seafood as you look out over the harbor. … More Howth, Ireland: A Dublin Daytrip – Things to Do with Maps and Podcast #28

Dublin, Ireland’s Chester Beatty Library: Overview and Christian Highlights

Did you know that Dublin’s Chester Beatty Library was Europe’s Museum of the Year in 2002 and its collections have only grown since then? Did you know that this often overlooked gem contains some of the oldest writings of the Bible, including the earliest known book containing all four Gospels, the earliest copy of the … More Dublin, Ireland’s Chester Beatty Library: Overview and Christian Highlights

Neuschwanstein Castle – A Bavarian Day Trip from Munich

See Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, Marienbrucke, Museum of the Bavarian Kings, and Alpenrose am See. Learn about Train Trip Savings and Travel Tips. It’s an Easy Day Trip from Munich – even during Oktoberfest! Hello fellow travel lovers! I wanted to share with you how it is easy to visit the famous Neuschwanstein fairy tale castle on … More Neuschwanstein Castle – A Bavarian Day Trip from Munich

Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps and Podcast #019

Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps, Pictures, Podcast – Boat Tour, Walking Tour, Shopping, Highlights, Chair Lift, Historical Buildings, Churches, Capri Town, Anacapri, Funicular … More Capri, Italy – 10 Things to Do with Walking Tour, Maps and Podcast #019