We pay a visit to the White Heron Castle. Bonus: cherry blossoms at their best!
Kyoto after dark.
Whenever I visit a new place, I like to find a good vantage point from which to look out over the city. This desire is shared by many travelers, and cities know that–many of them designate a specific tower as an attraction.
Cruise ships dock right by the Medieval City of Rhodes. On an island combining the rich cultures of both Greece and Turkey, the Medieval City showcases both worlds.
The fourth stop on our Greek Islands cruise was Kusadasi in Turkey. David and I traveled to the ancient, marvelous city of Ephesus.
The Parthenon was such a dream for me since childhood. It was the quintessence of ancient civilization and represented so much of what I imagined of mythological Greece: a many-columned temple high on the Acropolis, graceful but strong, looking out over the distinguished city of Athens, Pallas Athena guarding it with wisdom and martial skill.
There’s a lot to see in the Windy City. It’s not just about pizza and 1920s gangsters — Chicago features some of the best waterfront museums and parks I’ve ever encountered, plus fascinating architecture and great food. It’s also an incredibly easy city to get around in. Here are a few ways to see the city. Try…
Few structures in the world are as easily identifiable and iconic as the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889 for the 1889 World’s Fair, it has become an image of Paris and of France.