Tag: holiday travel

Five European destinations for the Fall season

  Many travelers are looking for a Fall escape, and there are wonderful places to visit in Europe, but where to go? Fall is prime time to enjoy a quieter and prettier side of Europe. Crowds disappear from the time-worn streets and lovely paths and gardens in and around the classic beauties of Europe. The days …

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How to get tickets to see the Papal Audience in Rome

  One of the attractions of being in Rome is getting to see the Pope. Whether one is a person of faith or not it can be a truly rewarding experience to see the person who heads a major worldwide religion interacting with pilgrims and visitors. Every public event at which the Pope presides has …

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Shanti Maurice Resort and Spa, a lovely resort hotel in Mauritius

  This hotel is part of a smaller chain that we had heard good things about and so we decided to make it the site of our first night’s stay in Mauritius. It turned out to be a charming surprise with an excellent location and a winning sense of hospitality.

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Impressions of Mauritius for a first time visitor

Mauritius has been in our travel radar for quite some time. The island puts out gorgeous pictures of idyllic beaches, tall mountain peaks and allures with its singular address so far from everything in the vast Indian Ocean. Here are our firsthand impressions of what a trip to the island entails.

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