Bucket List

The mystical intrigue of the Northern Lights

By Carol Rowland / May 12, 2021 / Comments Off on The mystical intrigue of the Northern Lights

I’m busy planning many future trips, and bucket list experiences are at the forefront, as folks are ready to travel and make sure they see some of their top desires. One magical experience on many lists, including mine, is seeing the Northern Lights, so I though I’d share a bit about this beautiful phenomenon. An…

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Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

By Carol Rowland / March 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

Anticipation of future explorations inspires this week’s article about a mystical destination… Machu Picchu and the Trail of the Incas The name Machu Picchu conjures up a mystical and exotic feeling, as one imagines the well-known images of this abandoned ancient city nestled in a valley between two mountain tops on the eastern slopes of…

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How are Japanese gardens different from other gardens you’ll see traveling?

By Carol Rowland / February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on How are Japanese gardens different from other gardens you’ll see traveling?

I’m still dreaming of future trips and remembering past travels, and one of my favorites was my trip to Japan a couple years ago. Japan is a fabulous destination, and today I share one of the many aspects that make it so inviting… How are Japanese gardens different from other gardens you’ll see traveling? I…

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Seeking the Big 5 on Safari

By Carol Rowland / February 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Seeking the Big 5 on Safari

Learning about new experiences and destinations for future travels is still something we can enjoy now, and this week’s article is inspired by the dream of an African safari… Seeking the Big 5 on Safari As we continue to imagine future travel adventures, one of the most exciting bucket list experiences is a safari in…

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A Canal Barge in Europe

By Carol Rowland / January 27, 2021 / Comments Off on A Canal Barge in Europe

One of the things we’ve been working on during the last six months is our focus on itineraries and travel styles that meet our hallmarks, and today I share more about a little know mode of cruising – canal barges. Barge sounds industrial, but these vessels and experiences are luxury all the way… A Canal…

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The Seven Wonders of the World

By Carol Rowland / January 13, 2021 / Comments Off on The Seven Wonders of the World

There are many inspirations for travel destinations, and today’s article touches on a key list of sights – the Seven Wonders of the World. Do you know all of them? The Wonders of the World Everyone has heard about the Seven Wonders of the World at some point in their lives. However, not many people…

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Is Chasing a Solar Eclipse in Antarctica on your Bucket list? It Should be.

By Carol Rowland / December 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Is Chasing a Solar Eclipse in Antarctica on your Bucket list? It Should be.

One of the future trips I’m working on is an Antarctic cruise, and in doing my research I found a very special event that magnifies that experience even more, so that inspires this week’s article… Is Chasing a Solar Eclipse in Antarctica on your Bucket list? It Should be. Imagine yourself surrounded by the quiet…

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Oberammergau’s history links to our present

By Carol Rowland / November 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Oberammergau’s history links to our present

I’ve been working on some trips and river cruises associated with the rescheduled Oberammergau Passion Play in 2022, and I find the history of the event and how it connects with the current issues fascinating, so that inspires this week’s article. Oberammergau’s history links to our present Introduction What once began as a promise to…

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5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River

By Carol Rowland / October 21, 2020 / Comments Off on 5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River

Some of the travel arrangements I’m working on are European river cruises, so I thought that inspired me to share the beautiful destinations of such a trip down the Danube River… 5 amazing countries you’ll explore on the Danube River Europe is a favorite destination with unique experiences to offer visitors, especially in its central…

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A Tattoo for your bucket list – Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

By Carol Rowland / August 26, 2020 / Comments Off on A Tattoo for your bucket list – Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

I had planned to be Scotland this week with my husband to see the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, but the trip was cancelled due to Covid. I’ve been fortunate enough to see it, but it’s been on his bucket list for years. It is a breathtaking experience, so I want to share why it should be…

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