Cruising the Mississippi River on the American Duchess (on

Award-winning American Queen Steamboat Company's latest vessel is the only all-suite steamboat cruising the Mississippi River. It was a dream to be on, and I fulfilled my desire to visit the Deep South. Learn all about it by clicking the link below. 

Why I Want to Go on an Eight-Day Emerald Waterways River Cruise Through Europe

There was a time, not so very long ago, when Eastern Europe was the jewel of the continent. Arts, commerce and culture flourished — even as The Renaissance was a fleeting memory. This was the land of Mozart and Beethoven; Vienna was Paris, and Nuremberg a medieval center of high civilization. The Danube was a…