I commuted to work this morning – on a bicycle, in Copenhagen. In fact, I joined hundreds of thousands of Copenhageners who pedal daily to and from their jobs in this city of bikes. Because cycling is such a strong part of Copenhagen’s culture, the art of pedaling represents one way that I like to experience… [Read More]
This week, I am working in Denmark with Wonderful Copenhagen Film Production to film the first of Avid Cruiser’s “Two Perfect Days” series. The short videos are designed to help visitors quickly extract the essence of destinations and get the most from their visits to some of the world’s greatest cities. The idea is that… [Read More]
In December of 2007, I moved from America’s happiest city to the world’s happiest nation. In case you missed it, a major news network cited Asheville, North Carolina as the happiest city in the United States — with Denmark taking honors as the world’s happiest country. I first visited Denmark in 2003, when assigned to… [Read More]
Learn everything you need to know about cruise destinations under Avid Cruiser’s Port Profiles section (you’ll find a tab above on the navigation bar). Each week, we’ll provide one or more port profiles for those are planning trips or for those who need inspiration to do so. Today’s feature tells you how to spend quality… [Read More]
Poor Harold Camping got it wrong – again. The world did not end Saturday as the self-proclaimed biblical prophet predicted (he also prophesied the end in 1994). And so it looks as though we (including the 200 million people who were supposed to be raptured yesterday, according to Camping) continue to be subjugated to yet another… [Read More]
Come casual and dine as you enjoy the sunset at The Grill. Yum!
Learn everything you need to know about cruise destinations under Avid Cruiser’s Port Profiles section (you’ll find a tab above on the navigation bar). Each week, we’ll provide one or more port profiles for those are planning trips or for those who need inspiration to do so. Today’s feature, Santander, Spain. Quick Links Overview Santander… [Read More]
Sometimes, finding an interesting itinerary can be tough work. But for those with a sense of adventure and a desire to visit destinations off the beaten path, UK-based Fred.Olsen Cruises has an itinerary that delivers in spades. Departing July 28, 2011 from Rosyth, Scotland, guests sail for 17 days aboard the line’s venerable Boudicca to… [Read More]