Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas

There's a Good Reason for Visiting Hot Springs, Arkansas We often don't spring for a visit to places that have T-shirt shops, magnets with the name of the town on them and coffee mugs made in China that are marketed strictly to tourists.  But there are times when you must. Hot Springs was something we … Continue reading Delightful Hot Springs, Arkansas


Reasons to Discover Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee

Historic and Charming Jonesborough Tennessee Jonesborough is the oldest town in Tennessee from what I learned doing a bit of reading before visiting.  This was a purposeful stop because my partner's ancestor had a home in the town still standing from the 18th century so we figured this would be an interesting stop along the … Continue reading Reasons to Discover Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee

Cartagena, Colombia: The Old Town

Cartagena, Colombia We came here on a cruise itinerary and easily took a taxi from the cruise port through to the old town where we were dropped off early in the morning at the Plaza San Pedro Claver and started off on foot exploring the old town for its shopping, architecture, history and just general … Continue reading Cartagena, Colombia: The Old Town

What to do in Curacao in a Day

What to do in Willemstad, Curacao on a Cruise Visit Cruise ships call into Willemstad in Curacao from all over.  It is an easy port to navigate from the cruise port since that is right in the center of town.  You don't need a taxi to explore the town and we strongly suggest visiting both … Continue reading What to do in Curacao in a Day