General Travel

My presentations: Looking back and looking ahead

It’s amazing how quickly this year has blown by. Back in February of this year, I did my very first presentation, “Cruising: Making Waves & Sense”.  My goal was to reach out to novice cruisers and those seeking helpful hints for future cruises. I did the presentation at the Wyckoff Public Library. It was an immediate …

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“Washington, DC: A destination of ‘monumental’ proportions” is ‘history’ in the making

Washington, DC is one of the most beloved cities in the northeastern United States. It’s respectfully referred to as our nation’s capital. Within our nation’s capital are many iconic buildings including the White House, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, and Lincoln Memorial. In addition are the world-renowned museums of the Smithsonian Institution. Aside from all …

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It’s official: New Amtrak lecture is complete and “rolling”.

This January 2015, I added to my writing repertoire by doing a lecture on cruising. Out of my experience working at the NY area cruise terminals and my travel writing came my program, “Cruising: Making Waves & Sense”. It is geared toward novice cruisers and those seeking helpful hints for future cruises. It has been …

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Quantum cruising: Royal Caribbean’s greatest leap yet

For more than 40 years, Royal Caribbean International has had the pleasure of WOWing millions of cruise passengers. From its top-notch on board service, to its world class on board cuisine, Royal Caribbean has provided that unforgettable experience for all to treasure. From belly-flop competitions, to on board ice rinks, to having an aqua show …

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Mansion mania: Newport, a living symbol of New England history

If you could think of all of the historic towns you could visit, many come to mind.  There’s Colonial Williamsburg,VA, Old Sturbridge Village, MA, Saratoga Springs, NY, and Hershey, PA.  Every one of these towns share a great assortment of historic techniques, traditions, customs, and depict the old style way of life which we as …

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Owner’s Locker: Plenty of Orlando Fun In “Store”

Orlando, Florida is among the top vacation areas in the United States.  It is home to the world’s most famous mouse, world class attractions, well-renowned resorts, and a smorgasbord of recreational activities.  Every year, millions travel to Orlando to experience the many vacation possibilities the area has to offer.  Take a closer look.  Are you …

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Avoiding pick pockets: European travelers could use a “lift”

There are thousands who have traveled to Europe.  Also, there are some who enjoy traveling to European countries on a yearly basis.  I have been to Europe five times.  In 1994, I traveled on a twelve-day high school bus tour through five countries, including a two and a half hour ferry ride across the English …

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