Travel Journal Posts

From the top of the world

I recently took part in a Study Tour of Switzerland, in the heart of Central Europe, to check out not only some parts of the country I had not been to, but to also experience the Swiss travel network.  Our first stop was Basel on the French...

Land of Gaudi and Picasso

I recently had an opportunity to revisit Barcelona, Spain, in cooler climate than in the summer 1987, when I experienced 90-95+ degree heat in September.  It’s obvious in 25+ years since I last visited Barcelona that much has changed....

Hotel Du Louvre, Paris

What a perfect location and lovely hotel. I ran late on check-in day, telephoned, and they were waiting for me. I checked in and was pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to a corner suite. The view looked out over the Louvre, and the room was...

Exploring Corsica

Corsica is a French island located in the Mediterranean Sea—mostly known for being the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. It’s an easy hour and half flight from Paris, and French people call it the “Ile de Beaute” (Isle of Beauty). It is one of my...

Pages