Many who know Australia urged us to visit the Northern Territory (NT) and Litchfield National Park in our 2 month trip to Australia. In April (Australia’s Autumn), we flew from Western Australia to Darwin, the gateway to two famous national parks – Litchfield and Kakadu. We did not have enough time to go to Kakadu, which deserves at least 2 days due to travel time to/from Darwin. With 1 day available to visit, we chose to visit Litchfield. Litchfield National Park was such a treat that it made our stay in Darwin worthwhile. Continue reading
Why visit Rotorua?
Does local culture and history interest you? How about geology? Or Hobbit and Lord of the Rings? All this and more awaits Continue reading
On a recent 7 week visit to New Zealand, my photographer husband and I spent a few days in Wellington, now our favorite city in New Zealand. Learn about the diverse experiences it offers, from wildlife to movie sets.
Why visit Wellington
Morocco – A Colorful Journey
Have 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
A top spot on my Ecuador Bucket List was our Quilotoa Loop Adventure. The draw was the many colorful indigenous populations and their markets, the perfect turquoise blue Quilotoa Lake, the art of the Tigua people, and the surrounding snow-capped Andean volcanoes. Get the picture? Here are a few.
The Quilotoa Loop
The Quilotoa Loop is a route around the lake’s remote back country towns off of the Pan-american Highway and Continue reading
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
Nashville Top Picks and Food Adventures
Our last 2 posts talked about our Nashville Top Picks. Now I am sure you want to know my last few, and are wondering about the restaurants and food – especially southern comfort food, for which Nashville is known. We dined in several restaurants during our stay… Continue reading
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
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:
- Art collections
- Beautiful parks
- Lovely waterways
I recommend a visit to Nashville and Continue reading
Ecuador’s Andean Highlands – Part 2 – Cotacachi, Papallacta, Atahualpa
Not only do Cotacachi, Papallacta, Atahualpa offer exquisite views, local culture, and outdoor activities – both up close and at a distance – but there are also a series of micro climates that enable different types of farming at different altitudes. The micro climates enable production of everything from roses to Continue reading