Morocco – A Colorful Journey

Morocco – A Colorful Journey

Tile facade of Morocco buildingHave you ever wanted to immerse yourself in a non-western culture, something totally different, exotic, and colorful?  My friend Gail wanted to celebrate her birthday by experiencing a totally different environment from her norm.  After 2 months of research on Morocco, and with the help of hotel owner from Skoura named L’ma, Gail planned their own private experience.  Her own trip was less expensive than standard packages and just as nice.

This article takes you through the colorful two week tour that she and husband Mitch experienced, and what they loved about Morocco.

Morocco Travel – What was different? Continue reading

Canadian Bus Trip Vacation – Value & Experience

Canadian Bus Trip Starr ToursIn deciding what to do for summer vacation last year, friends Mark, Karen and their daughter, decided on a Canadian Bus Trip where they could relax, and let Starr, a local bus tour company, do the planning and driving. This post is a result of an interview with them that discusses the 6-day trip, and its pros and cons.

Selecting the Canadian Bus Trip – Quebec City and Montreal

MOverlook of Montreal from Mount Royalark’s friend had recently used Starr, and Mark liked the idea of having someone else do the driving (sounds good to me!).  Mark hadn’t been to Montreal and Quebec City so it sounded like a good choice. The Canadian Bus Trip description sounded inviting – “Explore the rich culture and Continue reading

New Hope, Great Entertainment, Food near NYC + Phila.

New Hope, PA, A Country Town

Most people spend only a day in New Hope, PA; there is so much to do around New Hope that you could easily spend a week in the area. Only about an hour from New York City or Philadelphia, whether you prefer Continue reading

Top Sights Around Nashville – History, Art, Music – My Top Picks

Top 10 Things to Do Around Nashville (continued)

Nashville has far too much to offer for one blog post to do it justice. Picking up where I left off in my last post (which covered items 1-4), here’s more of my Top 10 list around Nashville:

5. Walk around Broadway to get the flavor of Nashville
6. Visit Vanderbilt and Centennial Park
7. Check out … Continue reading

Top 10 Things to Do When You Visit Nashville – History, Music, Food

Visit Nashville – Have you ever been?

Nashville was never high on my list since I am not a country music fan. However, I enjoyed it and learned a lot about music history. It was interesting and fun to visit Nashville, and it’s not just country music. It’s blues, gospel, christian music, rock and roll, soul, bluegrass, jazz, R&B, hip-hop, rock, classical and more.  The city has great:

  • Architecture
  • Art collections
  • Beautiful parks
  • Lovely waterways
  • Music

I recommend a visit to Nashville and Continue reading

George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop – Bucks County Cultural Adventure

A Gem in Bucks County – World Monument Site + National Heritage Landmark

Did you know that right here in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, we are blessed with many historical and cultural sites?  While I have lived in the area for 15 years, and know the George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop is here in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, I did not visit until this summer.  Both Tom and I loved the gorgeous peaceful, creative, exquisite property, showrooms, and galleries.  We visited the 12 buildings open to the public.Nakishima National Historical Landmark plaque

The Nakashima Woodworker property and working studios were Continue reading

Adventures in Bucks County Pennsylvania

The viewTom and I love living in Bucks County, PA, with the natural beauty in an area rife with art, cultural, food, we have great Adventures in Bucks County to share.  The summers are just wonderful here with many free outdoor events.  We have been taking advantage of outdoor and indoor concerts in the afternoons and evenings, plus going to reasonably priced venues – $5, $10, $20 for heronprofessional and Broadway-type productions.  We can find at least 5-10 venues weekly within 10 miles of our home.

There are many venues that offer free music from Continue reading