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Lion Country Safari Florida 5 Stars

Lion Country Safari Our 5 Star Pick Updated Dec. 23, 2016 – Originally published January 2015 Over the years I have visited many theme and amusement parks including those that feature a safari like experience. The one that I love to visit when ever I spend time with my son’s family in Florida is the Lion Country Safari. In December …

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Harmony of the Seas – U.S. Inaugural Cruise

The Harmony of the Seas Overview As many of my readers know, I have been fortunate to cruise on and write about, a number of Royal Caribbean International ships.  Over the years I have covered their Freedom Class ships including the Navigator of the Seas and the Freedom of the Seas.  More recently we were invited to cover the U.S. …

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Thousands Attend Coney Island’s 34th Annual Mermaid Parade

Photos, Video by Len Rapoport A 34 Year Tradition That tradition was brought back to life 34 years ago and the Mermaid Parade was born. So it was with great delight and anticipation that I was going to cover the parade again this year. Our correspondents couldn’t make it but my wife and I decided we would do it alone. …

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NYC Easter Parade 2016 – Way Over The Top

For the past two years we have covered the Easter Parade, aka the Easter Bonnet Parade in New York City. We love this parade now because it herald’s the coming of Spring, with the beautiful daffodils and tulips in bloom and the wonderful and welcome warm weather. Today we planned to cover the Easter Parade on 5th Avenue from 49th …

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NYC Turns Green At St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2016

St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March. It marks the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland.[1] The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland,[3] and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. This years Grand Marshal was Senator George J. Mitchell of Maine who has had a remarkable career in public as well as …

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The Ultimate Guide To RCL’s Anthem of the Seas – Pre-Inaugural Cruise

Our History With Royal Caribbean Many of my readers know from my past articles, videos and photos that I love to cruise. RCL happens to be my favorite cruise line because I am not 18 years old and not over the hill either. Booze cruises and belly flop contests are not what I would call entertainment, although on earlier RCL …

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Club Med Turks & Caicos Worlds Best Beach

Our Trip To Club Med My wife and I love to travel and you have seen many of my travel articles, videos and photos on this site. We had the opportunity to take a short four-day vacation to Club Med in Turks and Caicos. There are several islands in the Turk and Caicos chain, and we stayed on the main …

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