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…

A VOYAGE ON THE AMAZON DISCOVERY

A VOYAGE ON THE AMAZON DISCOVERY,  December 4 – 10, 2015 Best viewed on a computer with full screen. A cell phone will not do justice to the photos. All photos by the author except that many of the photos of birds high in the trees were taken by guide Eric Pineda with my camera.…

THE CANADIAN ROCKIES BY TRAIN & BUS

  THE CANADIAN ROCKIES BY TRAIN & BUS Sept. 14-21, 2014  (Unless otherwise noted, all photos are by the author. Click on a photo to enlarge it.) Seeing the Canadian Rockies has long been on my travel wish list. Since I was finishing up a Tauck Tour of the Pacific Northwest in Vancouver ( a separate…

THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: A TAUCK TOUR, SEPT. 6-13, 2014

THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST:  A TAUCK TOUR, SEPT. 6-13, 2014 I had never been to the Pacific Northwest but it had long been on my wish list. Having led 150  tour groups to 20 destinations abroad  hadn’t left me with lots of time for the USA. Having taken three previous tours with Tauck, I knew I…

TOURISM SHOULD BE COMING UP ROSES IN MORELOS

This is the original submission of my article in THE NEWS (Mexico DF) printed in the March 18 edition as “Tourism Blooms in Central State.”   I am posting the article to my blog because the link will disappear before long. http://www.thenews.com.mx/index.php/mexico-articulos/19932-tourism-blooms-in-central-state TOURISM SHOULD BE COMING UP ROSES IN MORELOS  Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico     James J. Horn,…