Tag Archives: Walking Tours

Photo Album — Victoria, British Columbia

The charming and beautiful capital city of British Columbia is delightful to walk and chock-full of interesting places to visit. The city revolves around its lovely harbor, a common entryway for visitors. The stately and striking Parliament Building faces the … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Honolulu

The Hawaiian capital city of Honolulu is the main entry point into and largest urban center on the Hawaiian islands. It is a modern, cosmopolitan city with multiple attractions for the tourist. It is also the ideal base of operations … Continue reading

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Hidden Travel Gems of London

London is a city with numerous mega-attractions, such as the Tower of London, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, etc. However, there are also numerous often-overlooked attractions which deserve some of the tourist’s time and effort. Several of these “hidden gems” … Continue reading

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Hidden Travel Gems of Paris

Less popular on the tourist map than the truly famous sights of this great city, the following “hidden travel gems” are, nonetheless, interesting and worthwhile for those with enough time to check them out. Montmartre — This hilly district to … Continue reading

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Hidden Travel Gems of New York State

Beyond New York City, there are actually a number of other places in the state which are definitely worthwhile for the tourist I call these places “hidden travel gems.” Rent a car and venture beyond the city limits for some … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Cartagena

The Colombian coastal city of Cartagena recently captured the world’s interest when President Obama’s Secret Security detachment engaged prostitutes and created a national security scandal. Beyond the seedy news accounts, the walled city is a delightful place to stroll: the … Continue reading

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Hidden Travel Gems of Rhode Island

Beyond the typical tourist sights, most travel destinations have several “hidden gems,” which are often worthwhile to explore or to investigate even though they are not listed in the guide books. Rhode Island is no exception. After travelers tour Providence … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Romantic Road

        The Romantic Road, Germany’s best road trip, takes visitors on a scenic and exciting tour of quaint, walled medieval villages, enchanting castles, grand palaces, and beautiful churches. Follow the route from Wurzburg to Fussen with a side branch to the … Continue reading

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Photo Album — Athens, Greece

      Even though Greece is having immense economic problems these days, travelers should continue to include Athens on their travel itineraries because of its rich and significant attractions. Here is the birthplace of Western Civilization and the beginnings of Democracy … Continue reading

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Hidden Travel Gems of Washington, DC

    Beyond the typical tourist sights of a city, there are often other places which are worthwhile for the traveler. I call these spots “hidden gems,” and I am always looking for them in literature or when speaking to locals. Here … Continue reading

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