Author Archives: Carol O

Croatia: Beyond Game of Thrones

Croatia: Beyond Game of Thrones

Dubrovnik is the most famous of the destinations in Croatia, in part because it has been a location for filming of the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. Dubrovnik is not to be missed, but there is so much more to the Dalmatian Coast that can be considered essential Croatia. If you like active trips,…Continue Reading

The Romance of the Amalfi Coast, Italy

The Romance of the Amalfi Coast, Italy

It’s hard to resist at least a short visit to Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Positano, Ravello and the town of Amalfi are all popular and breathtaking. If you can, avoid the summer months (spring and fall are a bit less crowded). A driver is recommended–you can relax and enjoy the views along the coast and leave…Continue Reading

Three Travel Tips for Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru

Three Travel Tips for Ecuador, Nicaragua and Peru

I’ve become obsessed with Latin American countries. In recent months I’ve traveled to Nicaragua and Ecuador, and have planned trips to Argentina, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico and Peru. In the process, I have three revelations to share that might be helpful if you’re considering travel to Central and/or South America.Continue Reading

Celebrating The Best Of Travel

Celebrating The Best Of Travel

In this post, I’d like to celebrate my favorite travel companion: my almost retired husband, Luther. Not only is he a fun guy to travel with, but he’s also a nifty photographer. Enjoy some of our favorite shots…Continue Reading