A Mekong River Cruise with AmaWaterways

A river cruise on Asia's Mekong River with AmaWaterways casts new light on Cambodia and Vietnam. Historic sites from centuries and just decades ago are best described by locals who've survived and thrived in the changing Mekong Delta region.

By |2019-05-04T12:43:18-05:00April 17, 2019|Categories: Asia, Cambodia, History Travel, Vietnam|Tags: |12 Comments

The Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho, India

The temples at the complex of Khajuraho, India feature an extensive collection of erotic sculptures on their facades. The Kama Sutra on display for all. A UNESCO World Heritage site.

By |2019-04-12T08:57:41-05:00April 11, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, History Travel, India, Unesco World Heritage Sites|12 Comments

Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Travel Planning Tips

Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

Join us in Sweden and Norway this August

Sweden and Norway offer an irresistible combination of delights for travelers. From medieval pilgrimages to Viking explorations, the arctic terrain is crisscrossed with historic trails.

By |2019-05-15T12:14:45-05:00February 15, 2019|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Norway, Sweden, Tours|9 Comments

The Louisiana Legend of Evangeline

The Evangeline story, in whatever form, is the national epic poem of the Acadian people. And, the ineffable sense of woe and exile hasn't died in Cajun country.

Lafayette, Louisiana: Easy Road Trip near New Orleans

Lafayette, Louisiana, a couple hours drive northwest of New Orleans, serves as a great base for day trips to the region's small towns and rich Creole and Cajun cultures.

2018: The Year in Photos

Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom

Stonehenge, of course, is probably the most famous of the Unesco World Heritage sites in the UK. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the full name of the country [...]

Athens Continues to Make History…and Grow Tourism

In Athens, Greece, visitors are staying longer and the tourism season is expanding, too. History, climate, natural beauty, and the welcoming spirit of its people are encouraging visitors to see the city as a world class destination.

By |2018-11-19T14:47:53-05:00November 18, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Greece, History Travel|Tags: |13 Comments

Put the ‘Book’ in Booking: Crafting an Author-Centric Itinerary

Create an itinerary to visit the same haunts as your favorite fictional characters. [Note: Along our travels, we meet many others who are following a path similar to ours: travel writers, photographers, explorers...an [...]

By |2018-10-02T13:49:51-05:00October 1, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Europe, History Travel, North America|Tags: |7 Comments