Amsterdam is a compact, historical and very charming city that is a blast to explore! It’s actually one of my favorite cities in Europe and is one the most popular travel destinations in Europe. Amsterdam is well-preserved and is appealing with its 17th-century architecture that provides a quaint backdrop for a city famous for itsContinue reading “AMAZING AMSTERDAM!”

Paris: Montmartre and Musee de I’Armeee

Every time I go to Paris, I think I have to go to the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre,  and the Champs-Élysées…but this last trip we decided to dig a little deeper and check out some other areas and museums that may not get as much billing as some of the better known attactions. We hadContinue reading “Paris: Montmartre and Musee de I’Armeee”

Running Around Rio!

Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, world famous for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, enormous Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars that take you to the summit. The city is also known for its sprawling shanty towns called favelas andContinue reading “Running Around Rio!”