River Cruising – Around the Globe

River Cruising is More than Western Europe Most people when they think of a river cruise picture themselves on a river in the heart of Europe – the Rhine, the Moselle, or the Danube. A few others may think of France – the Seine, the Rhone, the Dordogne, the Saone  or the Garonne as [...]

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Andalusia and the Flamenco

Certain types of music and dance become associated with countries. Spain is no exception as one’s mind immediately hears the guitarist and sees the brightly dressed female dancer, her feet pounding a staccato beat and fingers clicking castanets. It’s the flamenco. But what exactly is the flamenco? The flamenco as we know it has only [...]

Tulip Time

The Perfect Time to Visit Holland One of the most spectacular spring holidays one can take is a trip to the Netherlands when the tulips are blooming. There are many towns and gardens around the world that also have vast displays of tulips and/or tulip "festivals" – for example Ottawa, Canada or Holland, Michigan – [...]