Trip Reports

There is something special about my hometown, Atlanta, GA.  People tend to be friendly, helpful and believe in taking the time to smell the roses.  That means, we find really cool things to do to keep us busy: 1)  Take a day trip to Helen, Georgia [caption id="attachment_2951" align="aligncenter" width="508"] Lederhosen lives! Celebrating Octoberfest 2009 in Helen, Georgia!   Photo credit: helenga.org[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2953"...

I first heard about the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (1505 2nd Avenue West , Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y4) while watching Rachael Ray's $40.00 a day show on The Food Network's channel back in 2006.  Rachael was tasked to buy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for under $40.00.  This particular show had her searching the city of  Vancouver for those elusive...

I’ve been trying to figure out how I should approach the review of my recent trip to Myrtle Beach, SC. Paradoxically, I’ve never been at a loss for words when it came to describing my experience in a particular locale. However, I must say that this trip was fairly uninteresting. But rather than taking an “if you can’t say anything good...

I managed to leave enough of my heart in Prague which would necessitate my going back someday to reclaim it.  It was only my third time in Europe, so I had already been tempted and seduced by the wily and comely offerings of Paris and Rome.  Prague promised not only to court my senses to sublime ecstasy, but to ensure...

Today, A View To A Thrill welcomes a new friend and fellow world-traveler, Sheridan Lucas, as a guest writer.  She will share her impressions of her splendid visit to the country of Tunisia in Northern Africa.  Sheridan is an aspiring writer who is always looking for fun-loving travel companions to roam the world with.  If you enjoy adventure travel and...

We arrived in Frankfurt around 7:20 am the next day and had to catch the skyline train to the other terminal to switch planes. We were at our departure gate all of five minutes before they called us to transfer via a bus to our plane to Prague. We got a late start because the plane had to be de-iced....

The Scavi Tour If you are planning a trip to Rome, the usual must-sees are the Trevi fountain, the Pantheon, the Coliseum, Spanish Steps and the Vatican. But did you know that there exists a necropolis beneath the Vatican that you can tour during your visit there?  This historical archaeological burial site houses and preserves the original grave of St. Peter and is...