The Danube River weaves through 10 countries — a historic haunt of Europe’s greatest artists and composers. Yet, Budapest, Hungary, appears again and again, one of the most painted and most photographed, living up to its nickname as the “Queen of the Danube.”
When travelers plan trips to the city, they have to choose a side — Buda, or Pest. While the city is known by its combined name, the two sides have very distinct characters.… Read moreRead More
When it comes to summer getaway spots, Portugal is Europe’s best-kept secret. The tiny nation rarely receives the limelight that the likes of Italian Riviera towns and Greek isles are accustomed to. But one traveler’s oversight is your dream vacation. Beaches, al fresco dining and dreamy cityscapes are abundant almost every which way you look here (with the exception being the beaches — those are only abundant when you look toward the ocean).… Read moreRead More
If you haven’t visited Cancun and the Riviera Maya in a number of years, you may not recognize it. Miles and miles of some of the softest white sand you’ll ever sink your toes into are filled with upscale resorts, thatched-roof palapas, Bali daybeds, and picture-perfect beaches. But how many of Cancun’s numerous activities can travelers enjoy today? Surprisingly, a lot.… Read moreRead More
If you’re a Poldark fan like me, you’ve probably wondered where the scenes for the popular PBS Masterpiece series were filmed. Who can blame you? Cornwall, in all its wild and captivating beauty, has been, without question, one of the show’s brightest stars.
From the majestic coastlines to the haunting moorlands and quaint villages, the world of Poldark is seemingly magical.… Read moreRead More
Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being on a beautiful beach somewhere sipping a nice frozen daiquiri? But did you know that the original daiquiri was not a frozen drink as we envision it today?
This famous drink was named after Daiquirí, a small village 14 miles east of Santiago de Cuba. The town of Daiquirí was a focal point during the U.S.… Read moreRead More