The Mighty Mississippi

 Story and Photos by G.I. and Jo Wilson Our brief ride from the New Orleans motel to the docks on the Mississippi River is filled with anticipation. We are fulfilling a lifelong dream to be on the Mississippi. Stepping out of the van, we are in awe at the size and beauty of the new …

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Queen Mary docked in Long Beach, CA

The Queen Mary’s 13th Annual Art Deco Festival. 

Reported by Mary Gallagher Spectacular live music, dancing, drinks, parties, food, history, and more onboard The Queen Mary August 19 -20 Pack your vintage duds and dust off your dapper suits for the Queen Mary’s 13th annual Art Deco Festival returning to the majestic ship August 19 – 20, 2017. Produced in collaboration with the …

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Cruising the Bosphorus Istandbul

See the Best of Istanbul

—By Emily M. Grey– Formerly called Constantinople and Byzantium, Istanbul is the only city that spans two continents. Over 16 million people live in this dynamic metropolis. The historic and commercial portion lies in Europe where I stayed at the upscale Hilton Doubletree.   I can vouch that the Turkish people are most hospitable. Pet …

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