Category Archives: Essential Travel Experiences

Essential Travel Experience #90 – Attend a Concert

    There are many concert venues around the world which are bigger than life. Either the hall itself or the type of concert is a tourist attraction. Try to set some time aside during your vacation to attend a concert … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #89 – Walk Down a Famous Street

       There are some streets that are bigger than life. They are so famous, because of what they contain or what happened there, that they are attractions in and of themselves. Some are great shopping streets; some are historically significant; … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #88 – Make a Visit to a Famous House

    Some houses have a special significance. We are always curious about our heroes and our celebrities, so we yearn to see the houses they lived in to get some sense of how they lived their daily lives. This is … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #87 – Shop ’til You Drop

    Shopping seems to be an essential part of every vacation. Whether it’s picking up a small gift for children or grand-children, or finding that perfect souvenir to remember the trip by, all travelers will at some point find themselves … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #86 – Seek the Truth at a Vineyard

  “In vino veritas” is an oft-quoted remark which finds its expression at vineyards all over the world. The more wine we drink, the looser the lips and the more honest we become. Hopefully, most of us do not drink … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #85 – See a Show

     Always try to sample the local entertainment when in a foreign country. Often these experiences become some of the most memorable of a trip. In some cases, the type of entertainment can only be found in this one place. … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #84 – Stay in a Special Hotel

     There are many different opinions about lodging on vacation. Lee prefers the finer places; she likes to return to a wonderful room after a day of sightseeing. I don’t care where I stay; to me, a hotel is only … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #83 – Remember the Holocaust

    The murder of 6 million Jews and other ethnic groups by the Nazis during World War II is still one of the most horrific events in world history. Just as Americans will always remember September 11, 2001, so will … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #82 – Appreciate a Rugged Coastline

    There is nothing more dramatic than a rugged coastline with rocks jutting here and there and waves crashing. Sure, beaches are great and fun for the whole family, but a picturesque, rugged coast captures our imagination and stimulate all … Continue reading

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Essential Travel Experience #81 – Climb a Tower

   Towers are wonderful things. They jut into the heavens, punctuating their majesty, and they give us a “bird’s eye view” of the area below us. I am pleased that we find so many of these structures in the center … Continue reading

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