Bob and Sandy Nesoff are an award-winning team of travel writers who have covered the globe from Africa to Tahiti, Europe and the United States. They discuss the good and the not so good of hotels, attractions, cruises and countries. Their articles range from the luxurious to adventuresome.
It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case locales around the world have been imitating the Scottish invention of a game in which players whack a small white ball across acres or manicured lawn and attempt to place it into a hole in the ground only slightly larger […]
Some things may fade into the dust bin of history and become little more than a few paragraphs in a school social studies book. Other experiences burn into the memories of many and never go away. The Holocaust of the 1930s-1940s is one of those happenings. Insight Vacations, known more for its casual tours through […]
Over recent years ski resorts throughout the country have been trying to figure out how to monetize their investment in warm weather. Some, such as Belleayre in upstate New York, Killington in Vermont and Park City/Deer Valley in Utah have regular concerts and shows on what would have been snow covered slopes only a brief […]
France has gotten a bad rap over the years with the story that its residents are not only unfriendly, but downright hostile to tourists. That peaks with the feeling that Parisians are in the forefront of the disdain. “Don’t take offense if a Parisian disses you,” commented a travel writer. “They don’t even like other […]
Americans still have a lot to learn from the Europeans. As much as we have made tremendous strides in virtually every area, they are still well ahead of us in many things…rail travel included. For much of the last century, until the last quarter, rail travel in the United States was efficient, comfortable, even luxurious. […]
A native Floridian once said that eventually the state government would have to place a sign at the border with Georgia that said: “Full, please go home.” Visitors to Miami, Tampa and other major destinations will understand why the locals feel that way. Although tourism is one of the prime factors in the Sunshine State’s […]