20 12, 2017

How Much Cash should I take?

By |2018-01-04T10:25:43+00:00December 20th, 2017|Travel Chronicles|

With every vacation the question arises, how much cash should I take?  Do I need more than 1 credit card and/or ATM card? Should I take Travelers Checks? I advise you take both cash and credit card, and leave [...]

3 12, 2017

Time Zones

By |2018-01-04T10:37:57+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Travel Chronicles|

Ms. Lemon from Odenton, MD wanted to enjoy her vacation to the fullest, and has asked me for tips on how to avoid or lessen the effects of jet lag. Because the variance in time zones can affect everyone [...]

17 03, 2017

Optional Excursions

By |2018-04-19T11:32:15+00:00March 17th, 2017|Travel Chronicles|

Today I would like to explain the reasons, and the need, for a tour company’s ‘Optional Excursions’. Jean from Saint Louis, MO called me last week because she was looking for a tour that included everything, even the optional [...]

18 02, 2016


By |2018-01-04T10:38:41+00:00February 18th, 2016|Travel Chronicles|

It’s that time of year when you begin to prepare for your much anticipated vacation.  Here’s what you need to know about the passport you just pulled out of the safe, especially if you haven’t traveled abroad lately. In [...]

1 07, 2015

European Weather

By |2018-01-04T10:40:33+00:00July 1st, 2015|Travel Chronicles|

Today I would like to break down the weather conditions you may run into while on your vacation, and how to prepare for them. The weather in Europe is not too much unlike The United States. Take for instance the [...]

24 03, 2015


By |2018-01-04T10:53:41+00:00March 24th, 2015|Travel Chronicles|

So you think you are packed and ready to go for all occasions?  Shorts…check!  Polo-shirt…check!  A couple pair of jeans…check!  Stain stick and laundry detergent…check? This post will help you be fully prepared for any spill or daily washing [...]

14 01, 2015

Currency Denominations

By |2018-01-04T10:53:05+00:00January 14th, 2015|Travel Chronicles|

Eileen signed up for the 22-Day Heart of Europe Grand Tour. She was so excited, but also nervous about the different currencies that she would need to handle during her tour. Because Image Tours provides detailed information in their Pre-Tour [...]

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