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 It is a multicultural city that provides lots of historical references, but also incorporates the busy skyline of any modern world capital city.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
As a part of my first trip to Poland while I was doing research about the origins of my father’s family from Zyrardow, Poland; I took a side trip to visit the fabulous city of Krakow, Poland. Considered to be one of the oldest operating salt mines in the world, it has been mining salt … More Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow Poland
On my cruise in 2013 to Istanbul, Turkey, I was on a day tour to Ephesus to see the ruins. Along the way the tour guide makes us stop at a Turkish Carpet store, supposedly to just see how these quality carpets are made. Yea, right! We entered the show room area which was just … More My Turkish Carpet Buying Experience!