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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My First Viking Cruise

To be a little more specific, it was my first Viking Ocean cruise. We were on a Viking River cruise in April out of Bordeaux, France, that was thoroughly delightful. This ocean cruise was on the Viking Sea, and I was one of the guest speakers on their iconic Viking Homelands cruise from Bergen, Norway, […]

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Never Knew Jeans Could Feel So Good

I’m not a jeans guy. I don’t think I ever wore a pair before I moved to Idaho at the age of 45. After moving to Idaho (where almost everyone wears jeans), I started wearing them once in a while; never to work, though. But they weren’t comfortable. I think I now know why. I […]

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My New RFID Blocking Travel Wallet

Providing the Safety I Want When Traveling Safety is very important to me when I travel, and I’m sure it is important to you as well. Besides being concerned about our personal safety, these days we also have to be aware of the potential theft of information. One of the ways this has occurred is […]

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Is Barcelona’s La Rambla Worth an Entire Day?

Of course, it is! Let’s look at some of its sights. Originally outside the city walls and serving as a drainage ditch to carry wastewater down to the sea, the busy pedestrian- and vehicular-trafficked walkway/roadway known as La Rambla is a spectacle that draws tourists and lifelong Barcelona residents alike to stroll and shop along […]

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