Cactus Bloom Scottsdale Roaming Boomers

Springtime Cactus Bloom in Scottsdale, Arizona

Springtime in the Sonoran Desert presents us with one of creation’s greatest dichotomies: ugly plants producing incredibly beautiful flowers. Read on…

Rovellon Mushroom La Boqueria Barcelona

Rovellons from Barcelona’s La Boqueria Market

These tasty mushrooms are a popular delicacy in the Catalan region of Spain. Read on…

St Paul's Cathedral London

No Photography Rules in Many of Europe’s Iconic Landmarks

The story of my childish whining when I learned that there was no photography allowed inside St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Read on…

The La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California

Video highlights of our stay, plus we’re bringing our readers exclusive complimentary VIP amenities for your stay. Read on…

Travel News & Tips

US State Department Travel Alert

Travel Alert: 2014 Hurricane and Typhoon Season

The 2014 hurricane and typhoon season is upon us. Read this to be in the know when you travel…

Summer Travel Ideas: Virtuoso on the Katie Couric Show

Last-minute travel ideas from the Virtuoso Travel Network. For information on these, and other ideas, please read on….

D Day Landing

70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion on Normandy Beach

Historical travel is one of the important reasons that many folks enjoy traveling to historical destinations all over the world. Read this about Normandy Beach….

Travel Services


Two-Week Exclusive Virtuoso Travel Network Cruise Sale

We’ve got exclusive offers from 12 different ocean and river cruise lines, and then add our complimentary VIP amenities. Unbeatable values! Read on…

Solo Traveler River Cruises

Solo Traveler River Cruises

For a limited time, no single supplement charges on 12 different river cruise itineraries with 52 departure dates. Read on…

Virtuoso Traveler Magazine

Family Travel Getaways for 2014

Our 52-page digital Virtuoso Traveler magazine this month features beach breaks, multigenerational cruises, and kid-friendly escapes. Read on…