The Zika Virus Has Arrived At Our Sunspots, And It’s Serious.

The Zika Virus Has Arrived At Our Sunspots, And It’s Serious.

It seemed to come out of nowhere this Zika virus did. A couple of early news bits here and then about a new virus brought to us by mosquitoes, the irritating insect that brought us the Malaria disease that has effected millions, and still is a scourge of nations. Then...
Small Ship Luxury Cruising…Am I In Heaven?

Small Ship Luxury Cruising…Am I In Heaven?

Last week, as the first in a series of blog columns about cruising, I gave an overview of what cruise clients appreciate most about big ship cruising. I tried to provide a balanced overview of the comparative advantages and disadvantages of this size of cruise ship so...

Machu Picchu Really is Now Open Again!

It is the most visited site in Latin America. Each day approximately 2000 tourists make their way to see it. Most people, like myself, will say it is one of the most impactful visits they have ever experiences. It is vitally imporant to Peru’s tourist industry....

Memories of Rio de Janeiro

As 29 centimetres of rain (11 inches) pounded the city of Rio de Janeiro in under 24 hours, killing almost a hundred people my hearts went out to the people of this beautiful city. I thought back to my first (and last) visit there, bringing forth exceptional and not...