And if you have a grand Empire you must have a grand home to go with it! Opened in 1699, the Schönbrunn Palace was the main summer residence of the Habsburg rulers, located in Vienna. The 1,441 – room Rococo palace is one of the most important historic monuments in the countryRead More
Here we were in Switzerland, high in the Alps. The air was cool and crisp, the smell of snow. And the waterfalls that surrounded our little restaurant chalet were magnificent cascades that filled the little valley with that dull roar of tumbling water. Spring was in the air the lilacs were in bloom.Read More
Devotion to Lydia is greater in the Orthodox Church than in the Roman Catholic Church, and this is evident by the myriad of icons depicting this woman. The Orthodox Churches have given her the title of “Equal to the Apostles,” which signifies her importance and level of holiness.Read More
LAST DAY TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE - JULY 20!
Sharing what our travelers say.
The greatest threats facing lions are habitat loss, loss of prey (largely due to the bushmeat trade), and human-lion conflict, including sport hunting. There are only about 34,000 lions left in Africa, which is about half the number that existed 30 years ago.Read More
I would like to think that nestled here among the beauty, the old and the new, and the interwoven circles of the Olympic logo, the circle dance of the Sardana invites us to celebrate unity, fellowship, and peace.Read More
I was not prepared from the grand beauty of the interior, nor the fact that one house of worship of a different religion was not destroyed in the making of another.Read More
Was it any wonder that when the Allied soldiers came into these destroyed towns: Rouen, Caen, St. Lo that their reception was not only cool but somewhat hostile?Read More
Where would Jesus have stood, here on the edge of the city and looked back at his home of Nazareth and upon returning home would look back to that vista point and declare, “a city set on a hill cannot be hidden.” Matthew 5:14Read More