Planning a Trip in Uncertain Times

Upcoming trips ‑ or not …. Some important things to think about before you plan your next trip (I have added pictures for your viewing enjoyment that have nothing to do with the below post)…

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PASSAU, Germany

TAKE a quick photo journey with me through Passau. Passau is one of Barvaria's oldest cities There are many archways giving the feel of Italy Narrow Streets of Passau Passau is known as the city…

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FINDING ROMANCE

Krems Truthfully, yesterday I had a hard time thinking about what ever could be romantic about the town of Krems, and the Gottweig Abbey, and where would I be able to find romance today? Up…

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FEAR OF MISSING OUT

HEEDING my husband's advice to not fear missing out is my theme for today.  Breakfast introduced me to the idea that I am probably missing out when our table-mates informed us that they were going…

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Day in Budapest

TODAY the day started out foggy and Budapest lived up to its romantic reputation on the Danube. ON the Atla, we started with a lovely breakfast. Not only was there smoked salmon, but it is…

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Plan your trip wisely

I feel at home in Europe – I loved it the first time I went there on a school trip when I was in high school.  Today, of course, I live in rural Alberta, a…

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Travel for the over 50 Crowd

Travel Now - Over 50 When you get to be over 50 years old, travel becomes something a bit different. When I was young, I had the energy and the desire to travel with a…

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Germany’s Christmas Markets

Explosions of colours at Germany's Christmas Markets!! Today I am sharing with you my photos from Germany's Christmas markets. Be ready for an explosion of colour!  Terminology First let us talk about some terminology: Gluhwein…

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QUEBEC CITY

What is Quebec City Known For? Toboganning 1894  One of the most popular events that Quebec is known for is its winter carnival. Quebec's winter carnival is a pre-Easter event dating back to 1894.  Since…

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5 Tips About How to Pack for Your Next Trip

5 Tips When Planning a Wardrobe for Trip to Europe HOW TO PACK FOR A MULTI-DESTINATION HOLIDAY IN EUROPE I have an upcoming trip which includes lots of walking, train rides, bus rides, boat trips,…

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Travel Photography – Getting Started

Travel photography is a genre of photography that may involve the documentation of an area's landscape, people, cultures, customs and history. Wikipedia Some things you need to remember when you are interested in photography   To get right…

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Clearwater

Dutch Lake, located at Clearwater, British Columbia, plays host to my husband's family reunion every second year. The lake is as warm as a cool bath, it has turtles and geese, is easy enough to…

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Sandon Museum

Location The Sandon Museum is 50 short kilometers from Kaslo, on Highway 31, which follows a river, so it is a twisting and winding road.  We spent a few hours here and it was well…

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Maps and Newfoundland

 I want to just talk about maps for a moment. While it is probably not necessary to have a map with you when you travel, it is, however, extremely important that you have an idea…

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