This article offers travel tips and advice for planning a one-day tour from Kiev to the Chernobyl exclusion zone and the evacuated city of Pripyat. Based on my own personal experience I share photos of the area and we look at the various tour options and example itineraries and what to see and do.
For a fascinating look at the future of aviation, head to Everett for the Boeing Factory Tour. This amazing facility is home to Boeing’s latest aircraft, including the 777X and 787 Dreamliner.
Check out Chicago’s pizza scene one slice at a time with Chicago’s Original Pizza Tour. There is no better way to sample the best pizza in the Windy City than this fun and entertaining guided tour.
Cotton used to be king in the small scenic town of Montgomery, Texas. That is where we discovered the pretty Cork This! Winery. Learn about the winery plus the historic town.
Our tour began in east central Michigan and went north into the Upper Peninsula. There were several stops to pick up passengers on the way. There were food comps and free play at the casinos along the way.
Want to board an icebreaker, watch fish swim beneath a frozen river, and have a close encounter with a polar bear all without making the long trek to the Antarctic? Shiretoko is the place.
Graceland, Elvis Presley's home in Memphis, Tennessee, is beautiful at any time of the year, but cooler temperatures and smaller crowds add to the appeal of a late winter visit. Here is a look at some of the highlights of our January 2020 tour and a bit of Graceland history.
Sign up for a free boat tour of the Houston Ship Channel. Learn about one of the busiest ports in the nation. Ships come from all parts of the world.
This article offers a practical guide with lots of top tips for planning a visit to the Gorkhii Terelj National Park tourist zone in Mongolia. The article includes many fantastic photos and provides an overview of what to expect from a 2-day tour from Ulaanbaatar with a local tour agency.
See the Northern lights with the Norwegian ferry company, Hurtigruten. It's a different experience from being on board a traditional cruise liner, with fewer passengers and multi-lingual staff.
Visiting nearby Mount Rushmore? Stop off in downtown Rapid City with the family for a fun self-guided tour and scavenger hunt. Street corners feature life-sized bronze statues of American Presidents.
Learn about Archduke Ludwig Salvator of Austria, the spectacular setting of Son Marroig, and why people such as Chopin and Michael Douglas enjoy this island setting.
When I decided to plan a long weekend on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, I found there was no easy-to-follow itinerary and lodging guide anywhere on the web, only a list of the distilleries to visit. I decided to create my own, tweaking it along the way!
The Chicago skyline is an architectural masterpiece, and there is no better way to view it while hearing the history of the city than on Chicago’s Architecture River Cruise.
Travel review of Kauai and Marriott Timeshare presentation. How to have a great trip for a fraction of the cost. Amazing photos and videos.
Saguaro Cactus played a major role in the life of the original inhabitants of Southern Arizona. My wife and I recently spent a day in the desert with a group harvesting Saguaro fruit using ancient native tools under the direction of native guides.