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A Family Taste Of Krakow, Poland

For all of its original architecture and the many historical attractions of Poland's long history, a visit to Krakow makes for a rewarding family weekend destination.The mere mention of Krakow, Poland invokes sighs from many people, partly because of its reputation for charm and authenticity.  Unlike Warsaw, Krakow (also written Cracow in English) in the southern area...

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Overnight In Historic Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw, not high on every traveler's list, is nonetheless the gateway to Poland and an interesting place that remembers and embraces its history.As Poland’s capital and largest city, it is unfortunate that Warsaw has been referred to by some as the ugliest city in Europe while others sing praises for Krakow.  A recent visit to both of these citiies suggests that...

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London’s Finest Values: Belgravia Bed And Breakfasts

For a bed in London, breakfast too, here's a look at some top value B&Bs with large rooms that welcome families. Delta is doing it, so is United. Several other airlines are reducing their fares to London. That, plus the most favorable exchange rate in years -- US$1 to ?1.46 -- is making that great city affordable again for 2009. Hotels too are offering deals, but the way for families...

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A Desert Trek Across The Sahara Of Tunisia

Experience a desert journey through the north African city of Tamerza and learn what southern Tunisia offers.There’s something about the desert -- monochromatic yet shadowed and seemingly endless.  Patterns made in the sand by the oncoming sandstorm mesmerize me.  Fortunately, Mohammed, the camel driver who leads the bizarre-looking beast I sit astride, is paying attention to where...

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