Viking Danube River Cruise

A river cruise on the Danube is a magnificent journey that allows travelers to explore the heart of Europe while enjoying the comfort and luxury of a floating boutique hotel. Last year we were able to experience a river cruise on the main section Danube with some friends. When you book a river cruise, there … Read more

Three Days in London

London is a city steeped in history and culture that offers an abundance of iconic landmarks and attractions that draw visitors from around the world. Recently we spent a few days exploring London. It was a short, but unforgettable experience that combined historical significance, architectural marvels, and even some West End (London’s Broadway) musical entertainment.  … Read more

Scandinavian Summer 

Over the course of 11 enchanting days in June 2023, we explored beautiful Scandinavia aboard the luxurious Oceania Marina.  Oceania Cruises lived up to its reputation of absolutely beautiful cruise ships, over-the-top food, outstanding staff and incredible itineraries!   In addition to all the amazing things we did in port, while we were on the ship … Read more

5 Ways Using a Travel Advisor Beats Booking On Your Own   

While the internet is a great tool for initial research when planning your getaway, nothing saves you more time or headache than the personalized experience and knowledge of a professional travel advisor.   Here’s why: 1) More bang for your buck Travel advisors create and maintain relationships with cruise lines, resorts, hotels as well as  other … Read more



A huge bucket list destination for many people is Egypt! It is a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.  I set our family friends up with a Tour with High End Journeys to Egypt over Christmas Break 2022 – here’s what they had to say about their experience.


Are you part of a group that wants to take a vacation together but you don’t want to plan every detail?  Whether it’s a family trip, a group of friends or a group with the same interests (think book groups, quilting, golf, cooking, workout, religious groups, girl’s trip etc.) you need a lot of things to go right for your itinerary to unfold without too much hassle or stress.

Planning a vacation for a group of people takes some creative thinking but in our opinion, cruising is the best option for these 5 reasons:

Two Weeks Exploring New England and Eastern Canada

To quote “The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything” from VeggieTales “I’ve never been to Boston in the fall!” This was our reality too, until this last fall (2022) when we took two weeks and visited the New England states and some of Eastern Canada. We saw the majority of New England by renting a car … Read more

South Africa (Johannesburg & Cape Town)

Day 1 – Johannesburg In Johannesburg be sure to visit the Apartheid Museum to learn about the history of South Africa’s system of racial segregation and the fight against it.  Take a tour of the Soweto neighborhood, including a visit to Nelson Mandela’s former residence.   To see and learn more about Johannesburg, you could take … Read more

A week in New York

New York City is a vibrant and bustling metropolis that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or just want to take in the sights and sounds of the city, there’s something for you. In this itinerary, we’ll take a look at how you can experience some of our favorite New York … Read more

“The Hills are Alive, with the Sound of Music”

Salzburg, Austria is a beautiful city that offers a wide range of cultural, historical, and natural attractions for visitors to explore. Located in the heart of the Alps, Salzburg is known for its stunning mountain scenery, rich history, and vibrant cultural scene. We loved our time touring in Salzburg. And like Julie Andrews, we would … Read more