Go to the small historic town of Szigetvar in Hungary for its annual festival and reenactment of the Turkish invasion of 1566. “Szigetvar has changed little since Zrinyi’s contribution to history, which adds real atmosphere to the festival of today.”
Visit to Sunset Cottage along the Monterey Bay in California. The cottage, with its ocean views from every window, served as home base for us we set out on our various adventures.
If you want to fully experience the Black Hills, fly into Rapid City and stay in Keystone. The K Bar S Lodge in the mountain town of Keystone (population 337) is only minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and Custer Park.
At the V6 Ranch in the Diablo Mountain Range in central California, visitors feel like part of the family and are invited to share in the authentic working ranch lifestyle.
As the flavorful, complimentary appetizer warms your throat and delights your palate, a petite server sneaks up to your table as though it were the throne of a Chinese emperor. In a soft, cordial voice with an instantly charming Asian accent, he offers you a popover.
No plates of endless spaghetti noodles that get wasted at Pistarro’s.
The road is winding, steep, and narrow, parts of it with sheer drop-offs giving you the feeling of slipping over the edge at any time (no guard rails here, folks).
Imagine skipping the line at the check-in counter, getting easily through security, and at your destination going directly from the gate to the transportation area, all without having to pay baggage fees heading out or coming home.
When my husband and I married this past July, we wanted a honeymoon in which we could relax, tour great scenery, and — most challenging of all — take our three dogs with us.
For this intrepid traveler, my bucket list trips to Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan, delivered all the ancient history and adventure I had dreamed of.