Best Beach Towns in Michigan

When many out of towners think of Michigan, beaches most likely don’t come to mind. Michigan is famed for its severe, snowy winters. But there are miles of pristine beaches that you can enjoy when visiting Michigan. Each town has its vibe. Some are super touristy and offer tons of nightlife and activities, while others […]

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Portugal-Morocco-Spain: Let the Tour Begin

Monday, October 21 [Click on thumbnail images for full size] Our Globus tour (code ZU 1018) tour has begun, and we are currently in Seville, Spain. The emphasis here is on Flamenco– just as Fado was the emphasis in Lisbon. Yes, we are actually a couple days into the tour, but with the lengthy travel […]

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Portugal-Morocco-Spain: Before the Start

Thursday, October 17 Greetings from Lisboa (as Lisbon is called here in Portugal). Darlene and I are here on our “pre-night” before the start of our 17-day Globus tour that takes us through parts of Portugal, 7 days in Morocco, and then some time in Spain before finishing in Madrid. (Thanks for putting this together, […]

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Why I Like to “Travel Light”

You have probably read in other online posts or newsletters some of the benefits of traveling “light.” My wife and I had an experience yesterday that reinforced that concept—a very pleasurable experience. Some “travel light” proponents use fear of losing your luggage as a key motivating factor. With my 1.5 Million PAID flight miles on […]

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Photos from “Viking Homelands” Cruise

In a previous post, I told you about my first Viking Ocean cruise; it was a truly amazing experience. I didn’t include many photos in that post because it was already long enough. In this post, words will be scant and photos will be plentiful. Note: If you want to know anything about any specific […]

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