Travel Journal Posts

Inaugural Viking Star Cruise

Viking Cruises' first new ocean-going vessel, Viking Star, is a mid-size cruise ship accommodating 930 guests and featuring an earthy, contemporary style.  The color schemes are pleasing, with light blues, turquoises, muted corals, light...

An Update on a few London Hotels

I visit London often and always like to experience something new in the city.  This time I paid a visit to the Churchill War Rooms Museum.  Located in Westminster it is family friendly and well organized.  If you have a interest in WWII history or...

Highlights of Spain

Similar to the many tapas I tried, my recent Spain vacation gave me a taste of many Spanish cities. Madrid had a lot to offer, from art at The Prado to shopping on Gran Via Boulevard. I stayed at Hotel de Las Letras which is located on Gran Via....

Santiago de Compostela and The Way

For many the first awareness of this ancient pilgrimage trail came from viewing the movie “The Way,” directed by Emilio Estevez and starring his father Martin Sheen.  The movie certainly helped popularize it, and there are many versions and...

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