Taking a tour when you travel is a great way to learn a little more about the history of the area you’re visiting, especially if your guide is a local. I think you get more of an inside view into the life and culture that you may not going it alone. This weekend, we hopped a train … Continue reading Netherlands Week 2: A 3-‘fer Tours Week
So, we’re at it again in the Netherlands. This time, there was no hesitation deciding where to go. K and I already had Croatia on the brain so that was the first choice easy peasy. The second choice became clear after watching videos, like this on YouTube. Videos like these show you different beautiful places to … Continue reading Netherlands Tour: Week 1
Read about Tours 1 and 2. Tour 3: THE CLOUD FOREST MONTEVERDE: Anyone I asked said this place was magical. Animals, hanging bridges, and clouds for days, they said. Because the drive was so far up in the mountains, we decided to pay a private driver to get to Monteverde. The drive was supposed to … Continue reading The Cloud Forest (Monteverde)
We are definitely enjoying our day 3 excursion to Kyoto it took us four hours to get here but I think it was worth it. The pictures are from the afternoon tour of you guessed it more shrines and temples there are about 1600 in Kyoto alone but what I am beginning to admire more is the attention paid … Continue reading Be on time, or else!
My husband and I have two different vacation and tour styles. I don’t mind being one of many Americans on a crowded tour bus. I’m fine getting to know the lady from some obscure American city whose first trip out of the country is…this one. I’m cool listening to a tour guide simultaneously spew facts … Continue reading Kyoto: Guided Tours