Top Five Ways to Avoid the Line in Paris

No matter how much time is spent in Paris, it never feels like enough! New visitors may find themselves stuck with extensive waits to see busy museums and wasting their limited time on long lines. Using a few strategies I’ve accumulated over years of traveling, I was able to get into the Louvre within fifteen … More Top Five Ways to Avoid the Line in Paris

A Sojourn With Shakespeare- How to Spend a Day at Stratford-Upon-Avon

William Shakespeare- the man needs no introduction. Widely regarded as the most prominent and influential writer in the English language, his works inspired countless generations over hundreds of years. It’s no wonder, then, that sites related to him have become almost pilgrimages for those familiar with his works. Stratford-Upon-Avon (more commonly referred to as Stratford) … More A Sojourn With Shakespeare- How to Spend a Day at Stratford-Upon-Avon

A Guided Tour of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna

The famous Lipizzaner stallions of Austria are housed at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, which is actually located surprisingly center city. So named for the Spanish horses that helped develop the Lipizzaner breed, the Spanish Riding School is one of the four most prestigious riding academies in the world. The stables are located inside … More A Guided Tour of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna

If You Can Only Visit One Greek Island, Visit Mykonos

The popular island of Mykonos is a tourism haven with its picturesque pedestrian-only walkways of Mykonos Town and the wide sandy beaches bookended by mountains. One of the most popular islands in Greece, at least for Americans, the variety of activities and the ease of the public transportation system makes it my pick for the … More If You Can Only Visit One Greek Island, Visit Mykonos