Cash Only at Vatican City

The Vatican is not a member of the European Union and their rules forbid its member-nations, which includes the Bank of Italy, from operating in non-EU countries unless adequate regulations are in place to counteract money laundering and the financing of terrorism.In the July 2012 Moneyval report, the Vatican was given a pasing grade on … [Read more…]

Luxury Wildlife Tours that Give Back

See the Wild tours offer you a way to enjoy wildlife without sacrificing luxury.  Not only that but they also give you a way to give back.  With every tour booked a donation is made to a conservation organization.  So while enjoying your luxury vacation you can also feel good about your contribution to wildlife … [Read more…]

New Amazon River Cruise

International Expeditions will be launching a new riverboat this year. The ship is being constructed in Peru and will sail the Amazon River this summer. The vessel will offer cabins with private balconies, a multimedia lecture room, a fitness center, kayaks, nightly reception with complimentary Peruvian cocktails, wine and beer. There will also be a … [Read more…]

American Airline’s New Fee’s

American Airlines is adding yet even more fee’s.  Now when you buy a ticket on American Airlines that ticket will get you a seat but that’s it.  If you want any services beyond that you will have to pay for it.  There are two package options being offered to passengers. 1) Choice Essential: $68.00 per … [Read more…]

Airline Meals

If you are expecting to be served a meal on an upcoming flight and want to see ahead of time what to expect, www.airlinemeals.net is a website where you can go and look at photos of airline meals posted by previous passengers. Photos and reviews are organized and sorted by airline name and seat class. … [Read more…]

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey fans you are in for a real treat! Viking River Cruises are offering a behind-the-scenes excursion at Downton Abbey aka Highclere Castle (for an additional fee). The Victorian Gothic style castle was built by Sir Charles Barry who also built the Houses of Parliament. The current residents, the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon … [Read more…]

Apartment in Paris

If you are planning a trip to Paris, France and are looking for accommodation renting an apartment can be a great option.  Especially if you will be splitting the cost with someone because apartments are rented by the night or week not by the person.  If your not sure where to start looking for a short … [Read more…]

Beautiful China

When most people think about traveling to China they think of scenes like these: But China is filled with amazing natural beauty.  If you get out of the city you can see some of the most incredible sites including places like these: Wulingyuan National Park – These pinnacles played the floating mountains of Pandora in … [Read more…]

Hot Deal to Thailand

Thailand, Air, Tours, 11 Nights, From $1,699 Get to know Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai with this Thailand travel package that includes transportation and several guided tours. Vacation package to Thailand includes airfare from L.A. to Bangkok on Korean Air; all intra-Thailand transportation including a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok; four … [Read more…]

Tips From Travelers

Transfers in LondonThere were six of us going on a cruise that departed from Dover, England.  We were looking for transportation from the airport to a pre-cruise hotel and from the hotel to the ship pier in Dover.  After doing a great deal of research the best deal I found was with Express Ways (phone: … [Read more…]