Maximizing Luxury Travel

Who Says Model Trains Aren’t Popular These Days? I simply cannot pass up an opportunity to do a train-related post. The trouble comes in with trying to decide in which direction...

Budapest Keleti Station.

Traveling by train is one of the great pleasures of Europe. If you’re over 50, or just like to save time, you may want to consider a hotel close to the...

  Hard to believe the week is over and we are headed back to the USA. It’s been a terrific trip!  Using the MOVES app on my iPhone, it registers we...

Fabulous decor at the Stuttgart, Germany Christmas Markets.

It’s impossible to photograph the elaborate decorations on top of each of the 250+ booths at the Stuttgart Xmas Markets. Photos don’t do any of it justice.  The crowds and the...

Once again, the rain stopped for us, this time just as our train pulled into Nuremberg. After 24 hours with no suitcase (!) I welcomed my cashmere sweaters and warm, comfortable...

Great intro to German markets. Skies cleared when we landed. We managed to get to all the major markets, eat some great food and share a lot of laughs.  More to...

World conditions may not be ideal, but I am going to stick to our plan to visit European Christmas Markets again this year. My friend and I are headed off to...