Top 5 Martin Luther Places in Europe

I am a Lutheran. I also love travel in Europe. 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to a church door in Germany. This act set in motion what would become the Protestant Reformation. With this anniversary in mind, I planned a trip to several of the places important …

Top 5 Things To Do in York

York is my favorite city in England. Located in the northeast corner of the country, Yorkshire is full of fun surprises. York has been inhabited by Vikings, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, and (of course) English, all of whom have left their mark on this history-rich area. If you are planning a trip to York, be sure not …

Top 5 Things To Do in Bath

The city of Bath, England is located about a 90 minute train ride west of London. Bath is so named after the Roman Baths that were built over the area’s natural hot springs. Bath has long been a place of relaxation, beauty, and history. Bath is a great side trip from London but can also …

What To Do in Five Days in London

If you are planning five days in London and especially if this is your first time there, spend the first four days in the city. Here’s what to do in your first four days: London in One Day London in Two Days London in Three Days London in Four Days On your fifth day in …

What To Do in Four Days in London

Many American travelers make London their first European city, and with good reason. London boasts an incredible number and variety of attractions to keep a tourist busy. If you are lucky enough to have four days in London, here’s how I’d spend the first three: London in One Day London in Two Days London in …

What To Do in Three Days in London

London is jam-packed with world-class museums, churches, and parks. Planning what to do in three days in London can be a bit overwhelming. On the first day in London, check out Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. You can find the details in my What To Do in One Day in London article. With a second …

What To Do in Two Days in London

London is jam-packed with world-class museums, churches, and parks. Planning what to do in two days in London can be a bit overwhelming. On the first day in London, check out Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. You can find the details in my What To Do in One Day in London post. With a …

Salty Dog Gastropub on the Ruby Princess

Specialty Dining On most mid-priced cruise lines, most of the dining experiences are included in the cruise fare. The food is excellent but there are some nights where it’s fun to try one of the Specialty Dining restaurants on board. Princess Cruises debuted a new Specialty Dining restaurant, the Salty Dog Gastropub, aboard the Ruby …

What To Do in Cabo San Lucas

Breathtaking Cabo San Lucas is located at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in the Mexican state of Baja California. Cabo San Lucas is a popular stop for both vacationers spending several days and cruise ships at anchor for one day. Large cruise ships generally anchor at sea and passengers take a short …

What To Do in One Day in Mazatlan

Mazatlan is a lovely town located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, just north of Puerto Vallarta. Mazatlan can be associated with a somewhat dubious past – for several years cruise ships avoided stopping here due to safety reasons. Thankfully, the cruise ships and tourists are back and …