Archive for the ‘ACTIVITIES’ Category

10 Courses at Remy on the High Seas: Part 1 – Wine and Starters

10 Courses at Remy on the High Seas: Part 1 – Wine and Starters
Story by staff writer Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. In August our resident foodie, Ann McElfresh, and her friend and fellow Milliver’s Travels staff member, Betsy Villanella, were the lucky ducks who got to cruise on board the Disney Dream. We’ve got several stories for...
November 1st, 2012 | OUR FOODIE, SERIES, STAFF, Theme Parks | Read More

Poseidon’s Treasure: Colors of the Mediterranean

Poseidon’s Treasure: Colors of the Mediterranean
Story by guest blogger Paula Swenson. Photos Copyright © Paula Swenson. FOR THE PAST six months I have been fortunate indeed to live about 50 meters from the sea in Tunisia on the north coast of Africa. Directly below Italy on your map, Tunisia is on the northernmost bump of the African continent, part...
October 22nd, 2012 | AFRICA, GUEST BLOGGERS, Scenic Wonders | Read More

Life was but a DREAM on this Disney Cruise!

Life was but a DREAM on this Disney Cruise!
Story by staff writer Betsy Villanella. Photos Copyright © Betsy Villanella. IN AUGUST, my husband Mike and I had a wonderful time cruising with friends on the Disney Dream, one of the two newest Disney ships that were launched in the last couple of years. The Dream being the first in 2011, and her...
October 16th, 2012 | STAFF, Theme Parks | Read More

Romanian road trip, just for the fun of it

Romanian road trip, just for the fun of it
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. BACK IN DECEMBER last year, I went on a day trip with the Chef (my boyfriend) and his family. We simply woke up thinking a road trip would be fun, got in the car, and hit the road. We set out to drive through the Apuseni Mountains here...
October 11th, 2012 | ★ Rewind 2, EUROPE, MEMORIES, ROAD TRIPS, STAFF | Read More

Enchanted Dining on the Disney Dream

Enchanted Dining on the Disney Dream
Story by staff writer Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. In August our resident foodie, Ann McElfresh, and her friend and fellow Milliver’s Travels staff member, Betsy Villanella, were the lucky ducks who got to cruise on board the Disney Dream. We’ve got several stories for...
October 8th, 2012 | DINING, OUR FOODIE, STAFF, Theme Parks | Read More

Bridal Veil Waterfall, Mărgău, Transylvania

Bridal Veil Waterfall, Mărgău, Transylvania
By staff writer Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Estrella Azul. LEGEND HAS IT a bride once fell off the steep cliff, with her veil left hanging from the rocks. Her wedding guests stopped in their tracks and started crying, forming a waterfall with their tears. This is the Răchiţele Falls, commonly...
September 11th, 2012 | EUROPE, STAFF, Water | Read More

From Church to Mosque to Museum: A Visit to the Hagia Sophia

From Church to Mosque to Museum:  A Visit to the Hagia Sophia
By staff writer Cathie Nichols. Photos Copyright © Cathie Nichols. “How did you end up in Turkey?” you might ask. Turkey was never on my short list (or even the long list) of places I wanted to visit before I die. It all began one day last September when my daughter brought a flyer home...
August 24th, 2012 | EURASIA, Historic/Museums, STAFF | Read More