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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Experience Switzerland

By Jane Buckley

Switzerland Switzerland is one of the best playgrounds of the world for skiers and hikers.  The land rises up to form the wondrous natural beauty of the Alps.  Traveling trough Switzerland by train and participating in walking tours of the picturesque mountain trails are some of the most popular ways tourists experience the wonder that is Switzerland.

The long summer days make for perfect hiking when the foothills of the Alps are carpeted with wild mountain flowers.  There are as many as 25 different species of orchids, brilliant pink alpenrose, gentian, purple monkshood and…

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Travel Destination: New Zealand

By Jane Buckley

New Zealand

The island nation of New Zealand is the youngest country on Earth.  It is the last major landmass to be discovered.  The Maori were the first people to migrate to New Zealand about 1000 years ago, from lands across the Pacific.  Since then, people from all over the world have traveled to and settled in New Zealand.

Some of the oldest Maori sites date back nearly 1000 years and are an exciting contrast to the colonial style architecture that dominate most of the cities and towns.  The Dutch were the first Europeans to…

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Kentucky Derby Festival - Your Next Travel Destination

By Jane Buckley

The Kentucky Derby Festival Described as the most exciting 2 minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest thoroughbred horse races in the United States of America.  Kentucky is renowned for the gently rolling hills in the Bluegrass Region and exceptional thoroughbred horses. 

The Kentucky Derby was founded in 1875 by Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark, the grandson…

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

How to Choose a Travel Agency

By Nicole Lamarco

Travel Agency With all the available travel sites online offering do-it-yourself, customized trips why would someone still use a travel agency? For one thing cheaper isn’t always better — you wouldn’t buy a car because it’s merely cheap, you would weigh its cost versus its safety. A reputable travel agency offers that safe feeling of safety. These agents are trained to develop wonderful experiences for their clients leaving you free from that stress.

With that said, how are you going to find an agency that is right for you? Much depends on find the right agent and a good…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Travel South America

By Nicole Lamarco

Travel South America With the lush mountains and crystalline ocean waters South America is a great place to travel. There are a dozen countries and several islands that call South America home and every one of them is a great vacation destination.


You will need to get a passport if you don’t already have one. Visit a professional photographer for your passport photo and your local post office for your passport. Be prepared to pay a fee for each one.


The languages spoken in South America are Portuguese, Spanish…

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Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Travel Broadens the Mind

By Nicole Lamarco

SunsetTraveling is something each one of us longs to do even early on in life. We want to see what’s in the next block and then we want to see what is on the other side of the world. Our curiosity and desire to “get away” fuels our passion for travel. “Travel broadens the mind” is a quote from the early 20th century. It still rings true now and will in the distant future.

Travel can teach us things that nothing else can whether you travel to New Hampshire or Turks and Caicos. You get to see things you…

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