Maximizing Luxury Travel

  We sailed on the AmaWaterways Prima for a spring trip in the Netherlands and Belgium during tulip season. It was a delightful trip and I would recommend the itinerary for...

It typically rains in the Netherlands during the month of April and we were blessed on this trip to escape any weather issues until our afternoon in Gouda. It did rain...

I know I’ve had it during trivia games: “What is the largest port in Europe?” Answer: Rotterdam. During my recent river cruise during tulip season, we docked on the Meuse River in...

The Real Belgian waffles.

Much smaller than I expected, Antwerp was pretty much destroyed by the Nazis during World War II. After walking into the city from the River Scheldt, you can see what remains...

My daughter and son-in-law convinced me to watch the 2008 Colin Farrell movie In Bruges before coming here. I can’t say I would ever recommend anyone watch that dark crime/dramedy, but...

  We are not in *Holland. I traveled to Amsterdam to take a river cruise during the tulip season with several of my friends.  The trip was a tribute to a...

  It was a bleak morning when we walked into central Ghent, overcast, cloudy, and cool. Restoration has come a bit late to this city and as a result, a lot...

  If you’ve ever seen pictures on the internet of incredible, massive, and colorful flower displays, chances are you were looking at pictures taken at Keukenhof Gardens just outside Amsterdam. The...

Who doesn’t smile when they think of a windmill?  On this excursion during our trip on AMAWaterways, we had plenty to smile about.   The rain held off for our visit...