Destinations

Hidden Charms of Slovenia: A Journey Through Fairytales and Natural Wonders

By Carol Rowland / January 10, 2024 / Comments Off on Hidden Charms of Slovenia: A Journey Through Fairytales and Natural Wonders

Exploring some less traveled areas inspires this week’s article… Hidden Charms of Slovenia: A Journey Through Fairytales and Natural Wonders Nestled in the heart of Europe, Slovenia invites intrepid travelers to uncover a land brimming with natural splendor, rich history, and warm hospitality. Despite its modest size, this hidden gem captivates with its diverse tapestry…

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Discover the Essence of Scotland – Unforgettable Experiences Await

By Carol Rowland / December 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Discover the Essence of Scotland – Unforgettable Experiences Await

As we consider all the wonderful places to travel to, a country that is always a fan favorite inspires this week’s article. Discover the Essence of Scotland – Unforgettable Experiences Await Welcome to Scotland, where history and culture collide amidst breathtaking landscapes, majestic castles, and the warm embrace of proud and friendly locals. From sipping…

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Natural World Wonder – Victoria Falls

By Carol Rowland / December 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Natural World Wonder – Victoria Falls

Beyond the fantastic experience of a safari, a trip to Africa also presents the opportunity to see one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and that is the inspiration of this week’s article… Natural World Wonder – Victoria Falls Straddling the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls is one of the Seven…

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Exploring the Mekong River – Vietnam and Cambodia

By Carol Rowland / November 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Exploring the Mekong River – Vietnam and Cambodia

A few years ago, I had zero interest in this type of trip, so my conversion from meh to enthralled inspires this week’s article… Exploring the Mekong River – Vietnam and Cambodia When I think of taking a vacation to an exotic destination, traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia on a Mekong River cruise immediately springs…

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Flipping the Script – Winter in the Mediterranean

By Carol Rowland / November 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Flipping the Script – Winter in the Mediterranean

The travel industry has to be creative and resilient to deal with the various situations that can affect travel, and the latest innovative approach inspires this week’s article… Flipping the Script – Winter in the Mediterranean I’m currently in Fort Lauderdale at the CruiseWorld conference where I get to meet with top cruise executives and…

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Visit Bratislava: Explore the Charm of the Slovak Capital

By Carol Rowland / October 4, 2023 / Comments Off on Visit Bratislava: Explore the Charm of the Slovak Capital

I’ve been fortunate to have visited Bratislava twice in the past, and I love the feel of this European capital that feels both quaint and at the same time substantial in its presence filled with grand architecture and history. That inspires this week’s article… Visit Enchanting Bratislava Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is a hidden…

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Experience A Genuine Cuisine Adventure In Ireland

By Carol Rowland / July 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Experience A Genuine Cuisine Adventure In Ireland

One of our focus destinations here at Recess 4 Grownups is Ireland, and this year we have the Navy versus Notre Dame college football game playing in Dublin. That inspires this week’s article, since I find so many people have an incorrect opinion about Irish cuisine… Experience a Genuine Cuisine Adventure in Ireland  The Emerald…

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Exploring the Black Hills of South Dakota

By Carol Rowland / June 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Exploring the Black Hills of South Dakota

As much as I love traveling internationally and discovering new destinations, sometimes there are interesting spots in the United States that are worth time on your vacation calendar. The upcoming 4th of July and some clients who are currently traveling inspire this week’s article… The Black Hills – An Unexpected Destination Many Americans have heard…

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UNESCO World Heritage – Notable sites of culture and nature

By Carol Rowland / March 22, 2023 / Comments Off on UNESCO World Heritage – Notable sites of culture and nature

What makes UNESCO sites so special? You have probably heard of UNESCO sites when traveling to various countries around the world. UNESCO sites are often highlighted in cruise and tour itineraries. The sites, which are over one thousand, are selected because of the incomparable value they bring to humanity. The UNESCO World Heritage list first…

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Best Sites Of Poland: The Top-Rated Places You Shouldn’t Miss

By Carol Rowland / March 8, 2023 / Comments Off on Best Sites Of Poland: The Top-Rated Places You Shouldn’t Miss

One of this year’s upcoming group trips is a Poland Pilgrimage, and I had to do a lot of research to prepare to design the tour. I have to confess that I was not really familiar with all the amazing sights and experiences to be found in Poland. Beyond the spiritual aspects, Poland is a…

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