Paris, France, the marvelous city of lights, by Ray Raposo

There is so much to see and experience in Paris, my favorite city to visit in the world. Depending on how long you plan on staying, from a couple days to a couple weeks, there are many highlights to try to experience. If you haven’t been, here but a few highlights that might help you plan your...

Beautiful Provence & Cote d’Azur, France by Ray Raposo

Scenic landscapes, blue seas, wonderful wines & food, plus incredible historical heritage is what you’ll experience driving from town to town in France’s Provence region and the Cote d’Azur. After driving from Paris and visiting several of the incredible chateaus of the Loire Valley with our friends Rick and Marilyn Smit, we arrived in Avignon, France. A city in southeastern...

The Historic London, England by Ray Raposo

After traveling all around the USA during the 70s and 80s, our first trip to Europe in the early fall of 1994 started in London, England. In subsequent visits, I’ve come to appreciate London’s cultural treasures more and more. London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the curvy River Thames in the south...

Visiting memorable Lisbon, Portugal by Ray Raposo

Lisbon is the capital and largest city of Portugal, with about 3 million people living in the metropolitan area. Lisbon, or Lisboa as it’s known in Portugal, is one of the oldest cities in Western Europe and the world, predating such capitals as London, Paris and even Rome. Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula. It...

Caribbean Dreams: Dominican Republic By: Ray Raposo

Surrounded by nearly 250 miles of coastline on the north, east and south, the Dominican Republic’s beaches are known world wide for pristine white sand beaches that are lapped by the warm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Republic...