7 basic standards of excellence needed to merit 5 Stars

7 basic standards of excellence needed to merit 5 Stars

How to become a 5-Stars hotel — it is not easy. There’s no one answer. The 5-Stars hotel and restaurant standards vary for different people depending on personal requirements and expectations. There’s no question that some part of a 5-Stars ranking is...

Basic commandments for foreigners visiting the USA

Commandments for foreigners who visit us in the USA Welcome to America! We’re glad you’re here, but please remember we’re not one and the same. These basic commandments for foreigners visiting our country will help them get the most from their travel. The USA is vast...

Rhine River Cruising — a special family vacation

Rhine River Cruise was a special (and successful) family/birthday vacation It was a special birthday – mine – and I thought it merited a special celebration. Instead of a blow-out party that we’d forget in a month, I decided to take my son, his wife and my two...

True confessions of a travel (food) junkie

I’m a food junkie and I’m never going to change. I have a confession: No matter where I travel, there’s no such thing as leaving a place without checking out where the locals shop. If I’m buying gifts, some of the best ones can be found in...

True confessions of a travel (food) junkie

I have a confession: I’m a food junkie and I’m never going to change. No matter where I travel, there’s no such thing as leaving a place without checking out where the locals shop. If I’m buying gifts, some of the best ones can be found in...