Highlights of Kotor, Montenegro

I first went to Kotor, Montenegro back in 2007 with my buddies. I didn’t know much about it back then except that it was supposed to be beautiful. And beautiful it was. 10 years later on a cruise on the Azamara Quest, we stopped into Kotor for a day. It didn’t disappoint. Here are the […]

Hvar is my Favorite Croatian Island

Hvar is a great island in the Croatian Islands of the Dalmatian Coast. It is both aesthetically pleasing and very practical. You can easily visit the sights of Hvar in a day and still have time to discover much of the rest of the island if you choose. However, Hvar (the city as opposed to […]

Zadar, Croatia is a Very Pleasant Place to Visit

Zadar, Croatia is a very pleasant place to visit. It is a beautiful town divided between old and modern by a small peninsula. It is very well kept, has natural beauty all around it and the small Adriatic city is a great place to walk and bike. There is nothing mind blowing about it, there’s […]

Americans are Less Interested in Taking a Trip to Cuba than in 2016

It’s been tough sledding for many US airlines since Cuba has been accessible to US citizens.  Originally deemed a goldmine, significant numbers of flights have been reduced to the Caribbean nation.  So it probably doesn’t come as a big surprise but an annual survey by leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance is reporting that Americans are […]

36 Holes in Scottsdale, Arizona

I just got back from Scottsdale, Arizona for the 3rd time this year. As you know, I am a golf fanatic and went to business school in Arizona. So it’s a place that I love going and have some roots there. In fact, I am actually looking at houses out there as well and considering […]

Tips for Female Travelers Heading to Cuba

This is a guest post by my friend Colleen Fogerty written by her and based on her recent experience in Cuba. For more on Cuba, check out my 5 Essential Places to Visit in Cuba, Americans Should Manage Expectations on Havana and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: What It’s Really Like. When my friend called me up one day and […]

The New Travelers Protection Plan From Allianz Travel Insurance

I am an ambassador for Allianz Travel Insurance and am a huge proponent of travel insurance. I always believe in protecting assets like yourself and your trip because ‘stuff’ happens as they say! I have an annual travel insurance plan because of the amount I travel. But that plan is not for everyone. Allianz Travel Insurance […]

5 Reasons to Buy an Annual Travel Insurance Plan

A lot of people mistakenly think that they should only buy travel insurance to cover themselves for big or expensive trips. Obviously you’d want to cover yourself for those trips but you also want to cover yourself for short trips too. For instance a weekend trip to Canada or Mexico. For a frequent traveler like […]

How to Visit Perito Moreno from El Calafate

After my two days in Ushuaia I flew up to El Calafate. El Calafate exists basically for 2 reasons. The new airport is there and it’s the gateway to Parque Nacional de las Glacieres, El Chalten and the famous Perito Moreno Glacier. This is really the only reason to visit El Calafate. Here is how […]

Two Days in Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia is one of those places on every travelers list even if they don’t realize it. It’s so enticing all the way at the bottom of the world. It’s the southernmost city on the world, a main gateway to Antarctica and a city of over 85,000 people. Ushuaia is definitely Argentinian but it’s completely geared […]

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