Going Places Near and Far

CroisiEurope Brings True Value, Quality to River Cruising Across the Globe

It doesn’t take long to appreciate CroisiEurope’s small-ship river cruise concept, and how, since its founding 40 years ago, it has grown into fleet of 55 ships sailing 170 itineraries in 37 countries. CroisiEurope offers an outstanding onboard experience, marvelous river cruise itineraries through Europe, the Mediterranean and as far flung as Asia and Africa, and an all-inclusive pricing policy […]

Lobkowicz Palace is Prague’s Jewel Box

When I come out from Golden Lane, with its tiny houses that line the Prague Castle walls, I look across to see the Lobkowicz Palace and realize it is included on the Prague Cool Pass, so decide to check it out. This turns out to be the absolute highlight for me in Prague. The Palace, itself, is fabulous, and the […]

Best Part of Prague Castle? The Tiny Houses

For my second full day in Prague, I head out to what is appropriately its most important attraction, the Prague Castle. I walk over the Charles Bridge (Karlov Most), which was built by Charles IV, in 1357, and then up, up, and up (you can take a tram) to the castle gate. I flash my Prague Cool Pass app on […]

New York State campgrounds gear up for another busy season

This will be a big year for camping in New York State, following a couple of years of record attendance as people in driving distance fled COVID confinement to revel in the great outdoors. Absolutely nothing brings a family together better than camping. Last summer, to meet the demand and also to support the newly expanded, 750-mile Empire State Trail […]

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