Author Archives: Rhonda Krause

Capri- Boat Tour and The Famous Blue Grotto

Capri’s craggy coast, turquoise waters, abundant sea caves and beautiful views of the Gulf of Naples make it a popular spot for day-trippers coming from Sorrento and Naples. In the summer time, the island welcomes up to 5,000 visitors a day. This popularity means that Capri is heavily geared for tourism- shops overflowing with tacky...

When in Venice…Ride a Gondola!

A gondola ride is quintessential Venice and a must-do for any visit to this city of canals.  Some might turn their nose up and call it “touristy”, but I didn’t feel like I had truly experienced Venice until I was floating down the Grand Canal in a gondola.  It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that almost...

The Joys of Solo Travel

My upcoming wedding has me mourning my days as a solo traveller. Don’t get me wrong, I am glad that I will have a consistent travel companion from now on.  Solo travel can get lonely at times and, in all honesty, there were moments I wished I had someone special to share those incredible places...

Sacred Swim- Ik Kil Cenote, Mexico

Swimming in a cenote is a sacred, almost mystical experience. It’s strange, but after visiting one, I can understand how the Maya believed cenotes were gateways to the afterlife. Cenotes are naturally occurring phenomenons, sinkholes in the Earth’s surface born when the roof of a water filled cave collapses. It’s estimated that the Yucatan Peninsula...


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