Rick Steves’ New Guide Book Sure to be a Hit with Independent Minded Cruisers


Popular guide book author and TV Personality Rick Steves has written his first guide book for cruisers: Mediterranean Cruise Ports. I have long been a fan of Rick Steve’s and his philosophy of independent travel and utilized his guidance when planning my own travel.
Independent Travel
Before our 1989 and 1994 independent trips to Germany, Austria, and… [Continue Reading]

DK Eyewitness Travel: My Favorite Guide Books


I first discovered books from DK Publishing when my children were babies. We had a picture book from DK called My Big Book of Everything. This book had very sharp pictures of every day objects and I credit it as being a great early vocabulary builder for both of my children. … [Continue Reading]

Choosing Your Excursions Can Be More Difficult Than Choosing a Cruise


Sometimes I think that when I try to choose my excursions it is more excruciating for me than selecting a cruise. When choosing excursions there are two methods that come to mind. The first method is so much easier than what I am currently putting my self through.
That method is… [Continue Reading]