A Trip to Iceland

For the longest time, I’ve been wanting to visit Iceland and I finally got there by taking a trip with http://www.zirkeltheworld.com. The tour was for five days and four nights and I knew that would be enough for me at this point in the summer and to bring me into the Fall. So first let…

Route 28-Way to Go!

Time to get out of Dodge and I decided to take a short weekend adventure on Route 28 through the Catskills with the Zirkel the World (www.zirkeltheworld.com). So we left the city about 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and headed off to Route 28 to visit Phoenicia, Margaretville, Andes and Roxbury (with an overnight in Roxbury-more…

New York City Women’s Travel Fest Rocked!

This past Saturday I attended New York City’s Women’s Travel Fest (www.womenstravelfest.com). It was held at Angel Oresanz Foundation for Contemporary Art, 172 Norfolk Street from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and it was fantabulous. The day’s event was extremely well organized with more than 300 attendees and some of the guest speakers who shared…

Washington DC Weekend-Shot Down by Snow!

My cousin and I decided to attend the 2014 Aipac Conference in Washington DC from March 2nd to March 4th and then spend another day or two sightseeing.  The mission of Aipac (www.aipac.org) is to strengthen, protect, and promote the United States-Israel relationship in ways that will enhance the security of both of these great…

Katmandu, Nepal-My Dream Come True

How exciting!  I’m in Katmandu, Nepal.  I’ve always thought how great it would be to visit Katmandu especially after having visited Tibet a few years back.  I wanted to see where the Tibetans had escaped to when the Chinese took over and finally here I was! It took us an hour to fly from Varanasi…

Wow India!

I’ve always dreamed of going to India and seeing The Taj Mahal.  Well on January 21, 2014 my dream came true when I landed in Delhi for a 15 day tour of Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Khajuraho and finally Varanasi!   On this trip, I also visited Katmandu, Nepal butI’llshare that in a separately titled article, Kathmandu-A…

Portland Maine-A Foodie Heaven

Well, time to leave New York City again and I decided to go on Zirkel the World’s (www.zirkeltheworld.com) Foodie Weekend to Portland, Maine. The weekend was amazing but before I talk about the foodSoLOL, here are some interesting facts about Maine that I learned about and wanted to share. Did you know that Maine’s 8,000…

North Fork or South Fork-The Fun Choice is Yours!

Labor Day Weekend and time to leave the city for a new adventure!  So I signed up for a North & South Fork Wine and Beach Weekend with Zirkel the World Travel and was rearing to go! Left on Friday, the 30th and arrived late that evening at our lovely Resort Cliffside Condominium in Greenport (www.cliffsideresort.com).…

South Africa: The Magic of a Cultural Prism

I love Africa.  There is something about Africa that is magical and I can’t even tell you what it is.  So this trip to South Africa held many magical moments for me and here are just a few. First, there were 4 days in Cape Town.  If you closed your eyes while in many parts…