NORTHERN ITALY: MILAN, GENOA, & STRESA SEPTEMBER 11-21, 2016

(Click on the photos to enlarge them and read the captions, then use the forward arrow to scroll through the others in each series). The rise of the dollar against the euro has made travel to Europe somewhat reasonable again. And who doesn’t love Italy? I had traveled extensively there a dozen times including leading…

JAPAN IN CHERRY-BLOSSOM SEASON

JAPAN IN CHERRY-BLOSSOM SEASON April 10-26, 2016 I had never been to Asia and friends convinced me correctly that Japan was a great destination so I signed on to a tour with Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT). I was not pleased with the operational policies of OAT which I will evaluate at the end of the…