Unique Venice, Italy… by Ray Raposo

The Unforgettable Venice, Italy  Venice is located in the northeastern coast of Italy, all around the Venetian Lagoon. Venice is truly one of the most unique cities in the world. What makes it so different is that Venice is a city made up of over 100 small islands separated by winding canals and connected by a maze of over 400...

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...

My 51 Favorite Smaller Foreign Cities and Places by Ray Raposo

Needless to say, I love to travel both domestically and to foreign places. There is a world full of fascinating travel destinations, and choosing the perfect place to visit can be a challenge to any traveler. Hopefully you can use this list of My 51 Favorite Smaller Foreign Cities and Places that I've visited to help plan your travel...

Visiting the fabulous Lake Como area in Italy by Ray Raposo

Lake Como is the third largest lake in Italy, located in the northern Lombardy region. The upscale resort area is located about an hour north of Milan. The rather thin lake is shaped like an upside-down Y, with towns dotting the winding shoreline and the surrounding steep hillsides at the foothills of the Italian Alps. You’ll find the popular city of Como at the...

Visiting Athens Greece and the Greek Islands by Ray Raposo

Greece has been a country I’ve wanted to visit since studying Greek art history in college. Having had to cancel a previous scheduled trip back in 2001, it was extra special when we finally made this recent visit a reality. We enjoyed stops in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and Rhodes. In the distance, Athens'...