Transylvania

Transylvania

Sometimes, a castle is a museum! That’s the case with Transylvania’s stunning Corvin Castle, an imposing Gothic structure built in the mid-1400s. Once a fortress, this impeccably-preserved castle features a drawbridge, interior courtyards and medieval...
Virgin Islands for the Caribbean Virgin

Virgin Islands for the Caribbean Virgin

Virgin Islands for the Caribbean Virgin So you are ready to leave the country and set forth on a Caribbean adventure but with all the islands to choose from, where do you begin? Perhaps you should start at home. The U.S. Virgin Islands, 1100 miles southeast of Miami,...
60 Second Geography – Buenos Aires

60 Second Geography – Buenos Aires

  60 Second Geography – Buenos Aires No time like the present to visit Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. Still recovering from the 2001 peso crisis, the city is not the expensive destination of the late 1990’s. With the strong US dollar and a very cheap...
60 Second Geography – Grand Cayman

60 Second Geography – Grand Cayman

60 Second Geography – Grand Cayman Once you leave George Town, Grand Cayman’s natural wonders come alive. Head west to hike the Mastic Trail, a 200-year old footpath flanked by Cedar, Mahogany, and Black Mangrove trees, as well as the eponymous Mastic. The...