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Tuscany Guided Vacation

Living Under the Tuscan Sun

Being of Italian heritage I am absolutely in love with everything Italian …and so will you be after visiting the wonderful destinations planned for you on this guided vacation to the backroads of Tuscany and Umbria.  You will be amazed at the art, the architecture and … the...
Harvest Wine, Rail & Redwood

Charles Schulz – Creator and Epic Story Teller

Did you know that Charles Schulz died before his final Sunday strip was published? It was his 17,897th Peanuts strip!  Many of us grew up surrounded by the wit and wisdom of Peanuts and the Gang but were you aware that even President Ronald Reagan was a huge fan? While Governor...
West Virginia Fall Foliage

West Virginia – Almost Heaven!

This is no ordinary bus tour! Yes -you certainly will share an “almost heaven” experience as you tour the gloriously vibrant West Virginia fall foliage! From color-filled train rides to exciting boat rides, your days in the “Mountain State” will be filled with adventure, history...
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

Over the River and Through the Woods (and up in the Clouds You Go)

Day 4 on this guided vacation to beautiful New England will find you in New Hampshire where you will enjoy a scenic cruise around Lake Winnipesaukee and have the opportunity to check out the interesting shopping in beautiful Wolfeboro. Next you tour the fascinating former...
John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck: An Interesting and Beguiling Being

There were so many things I could write about when I checked the itinerary of Majestic Sierra Parks by Train, but as a writer, I thought it might be fun to further explore one of the feature destinations on this trip.   Did you know that while still in high school Steinbeck...
Sicily & Malta

Viva Valletta and the Enchanting Isles

Image Courtesy © www.ViewingMalta.com Valletta is the tiny capital of Malta, the Mediterranean island nation that occupies the second part of this idyllic Interlude. The walled city was established in the 1500s on a peninsula by the Knights of St. John, a Roman Catholic order;...
Oregon Guided Vacation

The Show Behind the Show

If the play’s the thing Mr. Shakespeare – this Interlude includes a revealing visit to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival theatres and auditoriums including behind the famed Elizabethan Stage. The Festival annually produces eleven plays on three stages during the season that...
Fairmont Empress Hotel Tea

Sophisticated and Smartly Casual

Victoria is a fantastic place to visit and it is yours to enjoy on this guided vacation up the Kitsap Peninsula to Victoria, Whistler & Vancouver! On Day 3 of this exceptional tour, you will savor a totally enchanting garden view from a huge picture window as you enjoy...
American Queen

Rollin’ On The River

You will never have quite the experience that the American Queen offers! This grand lady is the largest and most lavish river boat in the world – a true triumph of American ingenuity. Dominating the river, she epitomizes the grace and grandeur that has made river cruising a...
American Empress Vancouver to Clarkston

Authentic America is Calling!

When you board the American Empress, be prepared to experience all the conveniences in a truly seamless blend of stunning backdrops and décor, exceptional dining and incomparable public spaces. Luxurious and modern amenities surrounded by old-world charm and coupled with gracious...