After cruising for the last 21 days from Miami, Florida it was time to take a break and wait for the next cruise in about 6 days from now. I had booked a nice little 1 bedroom apartment via Airbnb in the convenient neighborhood of Cais de Sodre below Barrio Alto. It was important for … More Lisbon, Portugal-My Top 10 Things to Do!
Looking forward to this cruise since last year when I booked the brand new Norwegian Cruise Line Prima! Due to delays at the shipyard, the ship was delayed and subsequently canceled cruises in August of 2022, but luckily we ended up being on the inaugural paid cruise from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Copenhagen, Denmark. After 3 … More NCL Prima Cruise in the Baltic 2022
The short but sweet 5-day cruise took us from Venice, Italy (actually Trieste) down the Adriatic Sea into countries to the east of Italy; like Croatia, Montenegro, and Greece. As per my previous blog we had spent a few nights in Venice and made the 2-hour train ride to Trieste to catch our cruise ship, … More NCL Gem Cruise into the Adriatic 2022
Always on the look out for the best Business Class options to fly nowadays, has put me on American Airlines from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Athens, Greece for a reasonable price of about $2400USD roundtrip, although, it was in Business Class one way and then Premium Economy on the return. I could always wait list … More American Airlines Business Class to Europe
After a good night’s rest and breakfast buffet (very vegetarian) at the Prima Kings Hotel in Jerusalem, we board our mini bus for the 1 hour drive to Dead Sea. We end up using a seaside resort by the name of Kalia Beach for access to the Dead Sea. From the parking lot it is … More Israel—Day/Part 2
Since my new travel plans continue to get canceled for this year, I will reflect one of my past travels that included this Polish border town called Wroclaw (pronounced vrots-wahf). As a part of my research for the heritage of my father’s escape from Poland right after WWII, I traveled by train to this historically … More Wroclaw, Poland
After spending a few days in Warsaw, Poland area while researching the history of my father and his family in 2009; I planned to spend a few days in Krakow, Poland as well. I discovered a world city that has so much history, religious significance, and old world culture. Located on the Vistula River with … More Krakow, Poland
During my trip in 2009 to research the origin of my roots in Poland, I spent some time exploring the city of Warsaw, Poland. It is a multicultural city that provides lots of historical references, but also incorporates the busy skyline of any modern world capital city. Many people do not realize that Warsaw was … More Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland
Here is a copy of my Traveling From Mexico Blog page that shares with you some of the interesting food from around the world that were a part of my travels!
The place from where my Father Teodor originated……….. My father was an Polish immigrant into the USA in the 1950’s, so back in 2008 I decided his escape from Poland story must be told. I did lots of research and finally decided that a trip to Poland was in order in the spring of 2009. … More Zyrardow, Poland