Hohenschwangau

Hohen schwan gau - in german means high (hohen) schwan (swan) gau (country, district). The community of Schwangau was originally nothing more than a...

Heidelberg

Heidelberg goes down as one of those places that warrant a return trip at some point. While we weren't totally blown away with the adventure,...
View of Cochem Germany from the Cochem Castle

Cochem Germany

When we arrived in Cochem, there were probably 1,000 bikers in town, plus a compliment of other tourists from tour companies, boat excursions, and...
Image of Mono Lake

Mono Lake: A Soup of History

One of the disadvantages of traveling the eastern Sierras is that it's a long way from most people's homes. Most northern Californians have to...
Allure of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas

We’re in the Caribbean aboard the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas. This is the biggest ship we’ve sailed, and probably the largest cruise...

Caribbean Princess

Last week we made a quick five day Caribbean cruise on the Princess's "Caribbean Princess". We left Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, November 29th and...
Norwegian Epic docked in St. Marten

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Epic – Epic Trip, or Epic Failure?

Over the years, we've made eleven cruises on various ships and cruise lines. From that experience we've always maintained that “we never met a...

Hotel Continental, Barcelona

We're a Holiday Inn Express kinda folk. We like to know what to expect when we book a hotel, and we like to have...