Kavala, Greece: A Historic Seaside Spa Town

Considered the “Monaco of Greece,” Kavala is ideal for a beachside getaway. Scenic mountains surround the strikingly beautiful historic seaside town. A variety of restaurants offer excellent seafood, meat, vegetarian and traditional Greek dishes, a hallmark of visiting a foodie nation. Trendy cafes and bars offer happening reprieves to pass the time over refreshing drinks,…

View of the Aegean Sea and city of Kavala from the top of the Kavala Acropolis

Historic Thermal Towns: A Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

There is nothing like stepping into a bath to soak away the stresses of the week. Thermal baths are no exception, with added benefits to our health and well-being. The European Historic Thermal Towns Association (EHTTA) plays an important role in growing this tradition thanks to fantastic thermal spa members around Europe. I recently explored…

Photo overlooking people swimming in the Gellert Spa indoor thermal pool in Budapest, Hungary.

Greek Spa Towns for a Fantastic Thermal Vacation

The cradle of western civilization, Greece is an idyllic destination for beautiful beaches, an excellent culinary scene and inspiring history. Set to gorgeous landscapes, it’s also a fantastic country for natural thermal spas and springs. Bathing in thermal waters is both relaxing and rejuvenating, making it ideal for a wellness getaway. A variety of minerals…

What to Expect on a Danube River Cruise with Emerald Cruises

Sailing along one of Europe’s majestic waterways elicits a feeling of luxury and relaxation. Emerald Cruises Danube Delights 8-day river cruise ticked those boxes and more. We were able to explore 8 beautiful destinations without packing and unpacking our bags, and worrying about travel logistics. A significant advantage of cruising is sleeping in a comfortable…

13 of the World’s Most Romantic Destinations

The world offers a wealth of romantic destinations. A gondola ride in Venice allows visitors to experience a floating city that resembles the Mediterranean powerhouse from 600 years ago. Beautiful beaches from Florida to Australia offer relaxing outdoor playgrounds and breathtaking backdrops to enjoy flavorful food and mouth watering drinks. Exotic Zanzibar, known as Spice…

Amsterdam canal with bikes on a bridge and a blue sky