One of the must-sees in Germany is Dresden, often dubbed the “Florence of the Elbe“. Situated in the beautiful Elbe valley, which has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, it has its rightful place in history. Since reunification its main buildings have been restored to their former glory.
Dresden is internationally recognized to be a highlight for art and culture, the city’s many museums offer unique and incomparable exhibitions
We just got back from a visitation in the Hawaiian and French Polynesian islands.
On the plus side the plants and birds were exotic and colorful. We had a chance to snorkel several times, and the fish had striking colors and ate bread right out of our hands. We were surrounded by so many bathtub size sea turtles and curious giant manta rays that they brushed up against us—an odd feeling especially when they snack up from behind us. Schools (gangs?) of black tipped sharks circled us
We recently spent three nights in the castle hotel, Schloss Munichau, a listed Tyrolean castle originating in the 15th century. It is located in the enchanting village of Reith, on the doorstep of Kitzbuhel, Austria. Time honored elegance, precious antiques, and an eye for detail characterize the romantic ambiance, giving this historic hideaway its unique flair. The picturesque white castle offers some rooms
Last year, during a transatlantic crossing our ship docked in Dover for the better part of the day.
Dover castle stood high atop the cliff, hundreds of feet above the port and looked most impressive. We decided to visit the castle and have a look.
This fortress has just about anything a connoisseur of castles can dream of -- a ring of walkable walls, a huge keep, complete with multimedia shows, dank dungeons, miles of secret tunnels, even