April, 2012

Opa!

The bright blue color of the American Tourister Spring Ranch 3-Piece Luggage Spinner Set is reminiscent of the Greek flag, so pack quickly to get to one of the country’s famed islands – Spetses.

Less than two hours from Athens, via a ferry, Spetses’ long naval history is as revered as her part in Greece’s 1821 War of Independence.

Visiting during the second week in September is recommended for the famed “Armata,” the reenactment of an 1822 naval battle. The culmination of several days’ outdoor partying occurs on Saturday night when real boats “fight” and one, created just for the occasion, is set ablaze amid a stupendous fireworks display.

Another must see is the house of Laskarina Bouboulina. She was a female freedom fighter during the same war and freely gave her ships and personal fortune to fight the Ottoman Empire. Her home still owned by her descendants, is now a museum and dedicated to her life. Continue Reading »

Drive into modern day Mount Airy, NC and a strange desire to whistle might come over you.

Not just any whistle, but a certain uplifting little tune. Images of a small boy and his father ambling down a country lane with their fishing poles flood your mind. Suddenly, the duo appears as a bronzed statue in front of the Andy Griffith Playhouse and all is clear.

Welcome to Mayberry.

Thanks for its almost constant broadcasts since its inception the hit 1960s’ television series; “The Andy Griffith Show” still brings a sense of small town friendless to its viewers. As the actor’s hometown the people and places, of this small city close to the Blue Ridge Mountains, served as inspiration for the show. Continue Reading »

Delsey Helium Alliance 3 Piece SetDelsey Luggage, originally founded in 1949, is known for their ultra light luggage and wheeled ridged suitcases, and has combined their expertise to create the popular Delsey Helium Alliance 3 Piece Set.

If you’re planning your next trip and need some ample storage, take a look at the Delsey Helium Alliance 3 Piece set. This Delsey Helium Alliance set features 21″, 25″ and 29″ expandable uprights in all black,  constructed with 1800 denier (both strong and durable), and side bound with sewn-on skid bars to keep your luggage safe and looking nice throughout your trip. The easy-life bottom carry handle and extra high ABS wheel housings makes adjusting, maneuvering, and even hopping curbs a simple task. Continue Reading »