Washington DC Lincoln Memorial

Walking the Washington Mall

posted by Sharon May 20, 2018 34 Comments

The two-mile green strip of land in Washington, DC that reaches from the Capitol building to the Lincoln Memorial is a National Park and a great place to walk and…

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New York Central Park

New York’s Central Park Mall

posted by Sharon April 29, 2018 33 Comments

Just a year ago this week we stayed in New York City, and every day I visited Central Park. Springtime, when trees burst into bloom, is a lovely season in…

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Prague Old Town Square

How to Spend 2 Days in Prague

posted by Sharon April 22, 2018 43 Comments

Prague is known not only for its old-world charm but also for its crowds of people there to see what all the fuss is about. So how can you enjoy…

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Prague Charles Bridge

Visiting the Charles Bridge in Prague

posted by Sharon April 15, 2018 43 Comments

The Charles Bridge carries a history involving flood after flood, battles, beheadings, and statues of saints. It is the oldest bridge across the Vltava River in Prague and was once…

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5 Reasons to Visit Cinque Terre

posted by Sharon April 8, 2018 53 Comments

Have you considered a visit to Italy’s Cinque Terre? These five fishing villages hug the cliffs above the Mediterranean and were somewhat a mystery to me when I first heard…

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Echoes of the Old West in Truckee

posted by Sharon April 1, 2018 32 Comments

The mountain town of Truckee lies just north of Lake Tahoe in California, on a line between Sacramento and Reno. Take a stroll through the old downtown and you will…

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Rhine Germany

Castles on the Rhine

posted by Sharon March 25, 2018 40 Comments

The “Castles on the Rhine” are so well known, but until I visited the Middle Rhine, I didn’t understand the abundance of the castles that line the bluffs. The first…

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