While Omaha may not top a typical list of vacation hot spots, the Midwestern city has much to offer visitors, most notably a friendly face just about any time you turn around. The largest city in Nebraska, Omaha has a
With sections untouched for centuries, Athens, Greece is a blend of ancient and new. Modern skyscrapers sit across the squares from centuries-old churches. This is not terribly uncommon in old cities, but in some cases here, the new is
Most trips are taken with a particular purpose and destination in mind, but sometimes, an opportunity arises to go off itinerary and you discover a gem (though places that prove to be less interesting can also provide good stories).
Keeping an open mind and a flexible schedule while traveling can result in interesting finds. Traveling along Route 80 in Nebraska, one can see a glass church not far from the highway. After leaving the highway at exit 432, the
Everyone says if you visit Santorini you have to go on a sunset cruise and since I love both sunsets and boats, it was of the first activities on my list. However, when it came time to plan out our
I recently had the good fortune to travel to Greece for a long-overdue vacation with my husband. After a long flight, we didn’t want to drive too far, so we decided to start our trip to Greece at Cape Sounion
With family living far apart, we have tried in recent years to find someplace in the middle to spend some quality time. Rather than staying in hotels, we choose to rent a house, both to save money and to facilitate
We discovered Elk Neck State Park in central Maryland over a decade ago when looking for a new place to take camping trips with our family. We have since been back and it is one of my favorite camping spots.
Fort Delaware, originally built to protect the cities of Wilmington and Philadelphia, is a Union fortress that once held Confederate prisoners of war. The fort, which dates to 1859, sits on Pea Patch Island in the Delaware River and is only
Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world is on many bucket lists and for good reason. It has been a tourist attraction since the early 19th century and for generations was a popular honeymoon destination.