Pandemic Office Closures and Emergency Passports, Oh My!

We currently reside in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Alex is an American citizen, but for several reasons, I am still a USA green card holder who travels on my Australian passport. It’s a passport with privilege, so a passport upgrade isn’t a driving force for us. However, the pandemic led to some passport-related stress. Australian Government…

Alex and Bell atop the ruins of Durnstein Castle overlooking the Danube River in the Wachau Valley of Austria

Plan Your Next Golf Trip to Central America Around These Courses

Central America is a tropical paradise, with lovely weather, beautiful scenery, and an abundance of amazing golf courses. While it’s not yet a premier golfing destination, it’s fast becoming a popular place to go for a beach vacation and some uninterrupted hours on the golf course. Plan your next golfing trip to Central America around…

Austria’s Wachau Valley, a UNESCO Site

The gorgeous Wachau Valley of Austria is nestled along the Danube River between the towns of Melk and Krems. It welcomes visitors with hilltop vineyards, scenic Austrian villages and storied castles. Quaint towns offer an idyllic setting for a relaxing and romantic getaway. Highlights include Melk Abbey, a striking example of Baroque architecture, run by…

Passengers aboard Emerald Cruises' Emerald Destiny ship watching as we sail into Into Durnstein, Austria along the Danube River.

Most Romantic Things to do in Dubai for Couples

Love is a wonderful feeling beyond expressing it with three magical words. Couples knows that adventure, thrills, fun, and everlasting experiences can help love blossom. Dubai offers all these things mixed with a touch of world-class luxury and comfort. From private romantic dinners in Dubai to shopping and indulging in fun activities, the city has…

Tips for Visiting Spas in Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary is coined ‘Spa City’ as it is home to more medicinal thermal baths than any other capital city in the world. The impressive Hungarian capital rests atop 123 thermal springs. Roman settlers built the first spa baths, and the tradition continued through the Ottoman occupation. Budapest is home to 9 bath houses and…