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Journey to St. Kilda – What I do for Puffins

Journey to St. Kilda – What I do for Puffins

Journey to St. Kilda – What I do for Puffins By Ethel DeMarr As casual “birders”, or more specifically, as lovers of puffins, my husband and I had read that St. Kilda, off the west coast of Scotland, should be on our “bucket list”. Located fifty miles west of the Outer Hebrides, St. Kilda is […]

Living La Solo Dolce Vita – Florence for the Solo Woman

Living La Solo Dolce Vita – Florence for the Solo Woman

Living La Solo Dolce Vita – Florence for the Solo Woman By Julietta Henderson There’s something so incongruous about sitting alone in a café with the sounds of Abba on high rotation and the world’s most important Renaissance city going about its business all around you. But as a solo woman traveller, there’s just something […]

Why I Love Scotland and the Kingdom of Fife

Why I Love Scotland and the Kingdom of Fife

Why I Love Scotland and the Kingdom of Fife By Ethel DeMarr Just north of Edinburgh, south of Dundee and nestled between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Tay, lies an idyllic corner of Scotland that has become one of my favorite places among the parts of the world I have seen. Admittedly, […]

Travel Italy: Cassino War Cemetery

Travel Italy: Cassino War Cemetery

Travel Italy: Cassino War Cemetery WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour: Day 12 – From Sorrento we drive north to Pompeii. Continuing onwards to Rome we stop at the Cassino War Cemetery. After departing Pompeii, Alberto drove our group north along the autostrada A1 towards Rome. Just over an hour into our journey, Tour […]

Travel Italy: Sorrento to Pompeii

Travel Italy: Sorrento to Pompeii

Travel Italy: Sorrento to Pompeii WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour: Day 12 – From Sorrento we drive north towards Mount Vesuvius, for a guided tour of Pompeii. Two days in Sorrento was certainly not long enough, but it was just the right amount of time for us to determine that we would revisit […]

Travel Norway: Ekeberg Sculpture Park is Oslo’s New Tourist Attraction

Travel Norway: Ekeberg Sculpture Park is Oslo’s New Tourist Attraction

Travel Norway: Ekeberg Sculpture Park is Oslo’s New Tourist Attraction WAVEJourney’s first visit to Oslo (Norway’s capital) in 2012 only whetted our appetite to return and explore much more. Now there will be a new tourist attraction to add to our already long list of things to do when we again visit Oslo. On September […]

Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour

Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour

Insight Vacations Optional Excursion: Capri Small Boat Island Tour If your travels bring you all the way to the Isle of Capri, it makes sense to take advantage of the opportunity to cruise at a relaxing pace around the island. That’s just what we did with this optional tour offering on our Insight Vacations Italian […]

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations

Travel Italy: Assisi to Sorrento with Insight Vacations WJ Tested: Insight Vacations Italian Escapade Tour: Day 10 – From Assisi we drive south past Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Our destination today is Sorrento, a small town in Campania on the Amalfi Coast. The driving distance between Assisi and Sorrento, in the region of Campania in […]

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year

Botanical Night is Berlin’s Best Music Party of the Year By Lucy Komisar It’s only five years old, and already it’s the best Berlin party of the year. A baritone in a straw hat sat in a rowboat in a pond surrounded by shrubs and trees. He sang opera and lieder to the delight of […]

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival

Travel France – Avignon Theater Festival A World-Class Event Held Every July in the South of France By Lucy Komisar In 1947, a production of William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” was put on at the Court of Honor in the Palace of the Popes in Avignon. It was the beginning of the “Festival d’Avignon,” which has […]

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