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The Church Of The Nativity On Our Israel Trip

  During our upcoming trip to the holy land from Illinois in April, we’ll be stopping by one of the most iconic, religious and famous scenes in the world.  The nativity has inspired billions of people since the story of the birth of Christ was introduced 2000 years ago. The city of Bethlehem is identified… Read more »

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Join Us On Our Extended Trip To Jordan

In a few short months we’ll take a trip to the Holy Land, visiting various historical and biblical locations in Israel. After that trip comes to a close, we decided to extend the trip a little longer.  For four more days, we’ll head over to exotic and historical country of Jordan. The trip extension will… Read more »

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Exploring Grand Cayman

If you’re joining us on the trip in a few months to the Caribbean, you know we’ll be stopping by Grand Cayman, the largest of the three Cayman Islands. The island is approximately 22 miles long with its widest point being 8 miles long. We’ll be spending a whole day at the island. It’ll be… Read more »

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Take A Break From Winter with an Exotic Western Caribbean Cruise

Winter has arrived and people will soon be longing for warmer temperatures and sun-filled afternoons outdoors. It’s a tough time of the year to get through, but you can take a break from the wild winter with a trip to the exotic Western Caribbean, visiting islands, parts of Mexico and Central America. Sign up now… Read more »

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Trip To The Holy Land

It’s only five months away, but we’re already gearing up and getting ready for our pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The Holy Land is a term, which in Judaism refers to the Kingdom of Israel as defined in the Tanakh. You can walk the paths of Jesus, visiting the ancient sites of the Bible including… Read more »

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Madrid: A Quick Profile

In just a month we’ll be heading to Spain for our Thanksgiving trip.  During the stay there we’ll be staying three days in Madrid.  Here’s a quick profile on the capital city of Spain.  It’s the largest city in the country and third largest in Europe. Madrid is known as one of the cleanest cities… Read more »

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Spend Thanksgiving in Spain

  As we approach October, it’s not too early to think about Thanksgiving.  We just returned from a wonderful trip to Ireland and are already looking forward to our next venture to Europe.  This Thanksgiving we’ll spend it in the Kingdom of Spain.  In 2007, Spain became the second most visited country of the world… Read more »

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Day 10 in Ireland

Alas, today is our last day here in Ireland and soon it will be time to say farewell. The time has gone by fast. We have all made new friends and I believe everyone has had a good time here in Ireland. I know I certainly did. This morning we visited the Boyne Valley Visitor… Read more »

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Day 9 in Ireland

Wow! Today was another glorious day in Ireland! We left Derry this morning and drove along the north coast of Ireland to explore the Giant’s Causeway. The Giant’s Causeway is a geological wonder of huge hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago by the cooling and shrinking of successive lava flows. The huge rocks… Read more »

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Day 8 in Ireland

Greetings from Ireland to all of our Blue Horizon friends who are following us on our Journey Through Ireland. We are in Derry (or London Derry) now, one of the oldest inhabited settlements in Ireland. We began with a city tour of Derry seeing the main sights of Derry including the Catholic Bogside area, with… Read more »

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Day 7 in Ireland

Just a note of explanation on the pictures I have been posting on our blog. We have 2 buses on this tour. Bonnie is hosting one and I, Diane, am hosting the other. I only have access to the pictures on my camera and they are mostly of the people traveling with me. So if… Read more »

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Day 6 in Ireland

I can hardly believe it’s our 6th day in Ireland already. Time is flying by. We are still in Galway. Tomorrow we will be heading into Northern Ireland. We began out day by visiting the quaint little village of Cong where the “Quiet Man” with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hare was filmed. We had guided… Read more »