A Traveler’s History of the Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre towns, famous since Roman times for their white wine, are like snack time for rampaging pirates. Villagers run for cover down corridors...

Volunteering Overseas for Over 50

With friends at IDP (internally displaced persons) camp in Herat, Afghanistan. I remember when President John F. Kennedy announced the formation of the Peace...

Paris in Spring

Paris in spring is a delight. The City of Light is beautiful in all seasons, especially spring.
Sacre Coeur

Paris A city to dream wild

Paris is the capital city of France. It is also said to be the city of lovers and the most romantic place on earth,...


Egypt has long been an African vacation spot, ever since Thomas...


Ruined Roman cities, Crusader castles, desert citadels and powerful biblical sites:...