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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt Winter 2023 The lure of Egypt has been calling me for years and I finally made the trip deposit to embark on a journey of a lifetime.  This milestone birthday trip was booked through Gate 1 Travel and led me on a 10 day adventure to Cairo, Luxor and Aswan.  I experienced everything from the awe inspiring pyramids to cruising down the Nile river.  After three years of


London, England – March 2020

London, England March 5-9, 2020 Jolly old England!  It has been over 20 years since I last stepped on British soil.  During that long period of time, I have become increasingly intrigued with revisiting England and making new memories as an adult.  I literally immersed myself in the English culture during my trip and made sure to visit London’s number one tourist attraction, Harry Potter.  Get ready to dive into


Cartagena, Colombia – October 2019

Cartagena, Colombia October 7-11, 2019 In the past, Colombia had an undesirable reputation but now I’m glad to say that Cartagena is safe and economical city.  This jewel is rich with hospitality and African culture. Even Will Smith saw the beauty in this city, because it was one of the locations were they shot the film, Gemini.   I was first enticed to go to Colombia when I saw an


Firenze, Italia – June 2019

Firenze, Italia May 31 – June 1, 2019 Firenze is known for all things artistic expression from fashion to renaissance era art. This is a great city to relax, unwind and enjoy the natural beauty as well as the welcoming nature of the Florentine people.  Get ready to learn, see and do… LEARN: Galleria Dell’ Accademia di Firenze:  This city is filled with picturesque views and beautiful churches.  But the


San Giuliano Terme, Italia – May 2019

San Giuliano Terme, Italia May 29-31, 2019 As I traveled down the heart of Italia from Venezia, my base camp for my next stop was the community of San Giuliano Terme which is located in Pisa province. I stayed at the five star resort, Bagni di Pisa that is steeped in royal history.  From San Giuliano Terme my tour group branched out to see the Cinque Terre, Lucca and Pisa


Venezia, Italia – May 2019

Venezia, Italia May 26-29, 2019 Bourjourno Italia! It has been over 20 years since I have laid foot in this beautiful country.  As a child, our yearly school trip was to go to Venezia and learn about the culture and history of the city.  To be honest, since I had gone there so many times in the past it became one of my least favorite cities to visit. Now as