Series – Family Adventures Across Great Britain Come on a journey with us as we share favorite family moments along our twelve day adventure across Great Britain. Walk with us as we explore several of London’s most iconic sites. Meander through the streets of Old Town Edinburg, experiencing Scotland’s past, and its present! Stand at the summit of a Scottish Highlands munro, gazing upon incredible scenery.
Welcome to Mount Etna! Located a short distance from Catania, on the island of Sicily, this active volcano has dominated the local landscape since ancient times. Long before man inhabited Sicily, Mount Etna has been smoking and smoldering, sometimes erupting, into the sky above, and has played many a role in local histories, legends and myths. Today, we take to the trails leading up the
A trip to Italy doesn’t feel complete without sampling its wines, exploring its vineyards and checking out its wineries. Italy is home to some of the world’s oldest wine producing regions, and is a country who’s very soul seems forever intertwined with wine. Grapes are grown in almost every region, coast to coast, even along the sides of volcanoes! And that is where we are
Mesa Verde National Park, located in the southwest corner of Colorado, is a crown jewel of the U.S. National Park system. It is also a World Heritage Site, and a destination worthy of everyone’s travel bucket list. Contained within the park’s boundaries are some of the best preserved ancestral Puebloan archeological sites as well as plenty of adventures to keep the entire family active and engaged.
Welcome to Mesa Verde National Park! Within this World Heritage Site are some of the best preserved ancestral Pueblo Indian archeological sites. Visitors to this incredible, historically rich site will witness simple pit-style homes, hike ancient trails traversed for over a thousand years, and stand in awe of impressive, 900+ year old cliff dwellings! Mesa Verde was once home to a substantial ancestral Puebloan society. Today
Series – When In Rome Today’s Rome adventure is all about Via Appia Antica, an ancient road dating back to 312 B.C. Few tourists seem to venture outside of central Rome’s hustle and bustle to experience this incredible stretch of ancient Roman history. That only adds to the charm and ambiance of a day spent along the ancient Appian Way! Have you ever wondered where
Within Vatican City is one of the world’s greatest artistic masterpieces and iconic symbols of religion – the Sistine Chapel. For centuries the Sistine Chapel has held significant roles in Vatican City life, including today’s function as the site of the Papal conclave. It is also the home of Michelangelo’s greatest artistic achievements, and today we are going inside! Welcome to the first stop of
The Vatican Museums’ vast collection of artwork spans the centuries, and is a site not to be missed when in Rome. Contained within these 54 galleries are some of the world’s most impressive collections of artistic masterpieces. With so much to see and explore, a day’s tour is woefully inadequate to experience it all, yet is enough to comprehend the importance of these museums to world
After the leaves have fallen and crisp winter weather has taken hold, a transformation happens here at Longwood Gardens. Gardens both inside and out are reborn yet again, and visitors arrive by the thousands to experience the juxtaposition of a wintery landscape filled with a colorful festival of holiday happiness and cheer. Come with us for a delightful evening stroll through Longwood Gardens. Revel in the spirit of a most
Series – When In Rome Welcome to Palatine Hill, one of Rome’s famed Seven Hills, and the site of today’s adventures. Palatine Hill is one of the most ancient parts of Rome, and is a veritable treasure trove of ancient history. In fact, Palatine Hill’s history is so old, it pre-dates the history of Rome itself! Did you know that the word “palace” originated from Palatine? From