February 2011

Destination Photo of the Week: Where’s this ship about to dock?

February 22, 2011

Sunrise View from a Cruise Ship about to Dock in a Baltic Port What Baltic port city is this? In what country?  Hints:   This city boasts one of Europe’s best preserved Medieval fortifications once claimed the world’s the tallest building has a its Parliament in a castle; the same castle housed every ruling empire/government since the 12th century Be […]

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Do I need a passport to go on a cruise?

February 16, 2011

Every Tuesday is Travel Tip Day Today: Do I need a passport to cruise? Want to go on a cruise? We find cruising a relaxing way to explore the world without unpacking more than once. We’ve visited some of the world’s most unique spots, like the Polar Ice Cap, via a cruise ship. A frequent question question we hear […]

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Destination Photo of the Week: Where’s this time ball dropping?

February 14, 2011

   This time ball drops at 1 pm each day. Where’s it located? Why is it important?  Hints: It’s part of an observatory. The observatory was commissioned in 1675. lIt’s located on a hill overlooking a famous river.  Be the first to post your answer in comments. Check back on Wednesday for a post on […]

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Photo Friday: Breathtaking Hikes & Views

February 11, 2011

Guernsey, Channel Islands offers incredible views and breathtaking hikes over 28 miles of steep cliff-top paths open to the public. The island  fosters creativity. From author Victor Hugo to  impressionist artist Renoir to US writer Mary Ann Shaffer, a  Guersney stay inspired creative works.  Shaffer wrote The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a popular novel  set here during the World War II […]

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