River Cruising – An Inside Look

The popularity of river cruising, particularly in Europe, is growing rapidly.  We all have seen the television ads, read about them in magazine and I have attended more than a few training sessions from leading river cruising companies.  However, I wanted to hear more from someone who has river cruised multiple times.  Preferably someone who … Continue reading River Cruising – An Inside Look

St. Petersburg Splendors with Tauck

St. Petersburg is beautiful and fascinating and a personal favorite. We visited last summer as part of a Tauck tour. Tauck does an incredible job of arranging a trip so that you can have an immersive, interesting and fun time, taking care of every detail so that all one has to do is enjoy  the … Continue reading St. Petersburg Splendors with Tauck

Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen – Christiansborg Slot

Last June, we finished off our fabulous Tauck Baltic tour with a day on our own in Copenhagen.  The last sight we visited was the Christiansborg Palace, and it was beautiful.   The Royal family does not live here, but it is the seat of the Danish Parliament located in the heart of Copenhagen.  The … Continue reading Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen – Christiansborg Slot

Nyhavn – a beautiful spot in old Copenhagen

  In June of this year, we were fortunate enough to spend a few days in wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen.  Pictured here is one of our favorite spots.  It was so photogenic!  Nyhavn is a beautiful canal which runs down to the inner harbor.  Along both sides of the canal you will find quaint multicolored buildings, … Continue reading Nyhavn – a beautiful spot in old Copenhagen

Tauck gives us a magical surprise in Copenhagen – Tivoli Gardens

When you go on a tour or cruise with Tauck, one of the fun parts is you get a little "surprise" here and there.  Last summer, we ended a wonderful Baltic Small ship tour with Tauck in Copenhagen.  Our hotel happened to be across the street from an amusement park called Tivoli.  We were surprised … Continue reading Tauck gives us a magical surprise in Copenhagen – Tivoli Gardens

A fun cruise stop over in Tallin (Estonia)

While on our Baltic tour last June, our ship stopped for a half day visit to Tallin, Estonia.  This is a very popular stop on most Baltic cruise itineraries.  The old town was our favorite part of the day's excursion, and my husband Mark and I had a lovely time walking around with our guide … Continue reading A fun cruise stop over in Tallin (Estonia)

Ten best things about our Tauck small ship cruise of the Baltics

  Last June, my husband Mark and I tried a Tauck tour for the first time. Tauck is a luxury tour company based in Connecticut.  They have been in business for over 100 years and are known for high quality, smaller group tours all over the world.  We were interested in visiting the Baltic region, … Continue reading Ten best things about our Tauck small ship cruise of the Baltics