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Travel Tips of the Week: March 18, 2014

Ireland Tour

Experience The Best of Ireland By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor With St. Patrick’s Day and all its reminders of Ireland, many of us, whether or not we’re of Irish descent,  develop a yen to visit the “ol’ sod.”  This week’s Travel Tips of the Week bring you information about one such tour,  the Trafalgar Tours […]

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Something New From Trafalgar Tours

Trafalgar Tours

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Trafalgar Tours has launched something new for the discriminating traveler. Their new ‘Taste of America’ program invites guests to learn about food specific to a destination, as well as indulge in some of the continent’s most delicious dishes. “Gourmet travel is a rapidly expanding market with more and more Americans […]

October 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Border Protection Releases Tips For Travelers


CBP Reminds Travelers What to ‘Know Before You Go’  How to Speed Through CBP Processing    LOS ANGELES— Summer is one of the busiest international travel times in the U.S. and with the start of the travel season this Memorial Day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers of some important tips.  With increasing passenger volumes […]

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Weird and Wonderful Museums


By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Did You Know That….. There Is a Museum Of Hoaxes? Established in 1997 by Alex Boesc, you can find humbugs and hoodwinks from ancient deceptions to modern day “urban legends” at this intriguing museum. It’s open 24/7, and is divided into different sections. There’s a historical wing which presents hoaxes […]

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

European Interlude Continued

European Tour

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor Last week I began to share with you several land tours of Europe that I am considering to take next year. Two years ago I had visited Great Britain and Ireland in Trafalgar’s 16- Day Wonders of Great Britain and Ireland tour. I decided to spend two days before I […]

August 1st, 2011 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Holland America Travel

Holland America

By Jean Strauber Travel Editor Last week I described some of the Holland America, Canada and New England Cruises. This week I’d like to share with you some of the shore excursions that Holland America offers their guests. In Bar Harbor, Maine Holland America invites you to a Maine Lobster Bake Luncheon. For this exclusive […]

June 27th, 2011 | Posted in Travel Tips of the Week | Read More »

Hidden Treasures For The Family

Royal Horse Guards

By Jean Strauber, Travel Editor If  you and your family have not made summer vacation plans, may I recommend you investigate Trafalgar’s Family Experiences 2011. The itineraries are packed with activities specially chosen to engage and entertain families. You and your family can see all the famous sights that  you’ve learned about in school. Included […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food,Travel | Read More »

Entertainment Galore in Branson, Mo

table rock dam travel tips

By Jean Strauber,Travel Editor One of the finest entertainment venues I have discovered is Branson Missouri.  Those of you who have visited there know that one can go to a show for breakfast, lunch, dinner or in-between.  This year is no exception.  Look at what is being offered in Branson during 2011. • TABLE ROCK […]

May 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

It’s Time For You To Travel

By Joanne Lewis I truly believe that travel provides some of the greatest experiences a person can have, and that there is no substitute for first hand experience of foreign countries and cultures or for the memories you will bring back with you. Far too many people believe that travel to other countries is beyond […]

June 3rd, 2007 | Posted in Opinions and Editorial | Read More »

Some Travel Tips

Some Travel Tips As soon as January 1, 2008, a passport will be required for virtually all travel outside the U.S. For information about cruise vacations and passport use, visit the Cruise Lines International Association Web site at www.cruising. org. One of the most effective ways to stay within budget on vacation is to use […]

May 21st, 2007 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

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