Most foreign countries have 220 volt electricity instead of the 110 volt that we have in the US. You will still be able to use your devices if you are prepared. Here is a general set of guidelines: You will need a set of international adapter plugs and possibly a power converter. These are available [...]
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The year is 1961. John Kennedy has just been inaugurated president of the United States. A Russian, Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. American-trained Cubans invade the Bay of Pigs. East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall. Bill Gates is 6 years old. Three hundred people live in eighty houses in an [...]
As you would suspect, there are many answers to this question. First of all, you can carry cash. If you’re not terribly concerned about loss or theft, this is the best option. Certainly it’s the most convenient choice. And you can carry cash in one of several hidden pouches (see the end of this article [...]
Here is a list of items that we’ve found helpful over the years for you to print out and use. Not everything is absolutely necessary, so use your own judgment (most people, including your hosts, take too much). Electricity is a whole separate subject. Please see our separate article Electricity Overseas. Addresses and phone [...]
The Catholic Church has always been a leader in encouraging devotions to Mary as an integral part of Christianity. A pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes increases our awareness of Mary’s important role in strengthening Christian faith in difficult modern times. Our pilgrimage will begin in Fatima, perhaps the most important of the Marian apparition sites. [...]
Rome is, of course, the center of our Catholic Faith. The “Eternal City” was perhaps the single most important place in determining the future of Christianity. It was from here that the influence of Peter and Paul spread to all the world. And Italy offers an opportunity to visit the land of many of our [...]
Galilee to Jerusalem in the footsteps of Jesus. There is no other place on earth like the Holy Land. Here is the birthplace of history and the great monotheistic religions of the world. Here you will sense the very soul of humanity. This is a land of physical beauty and contrast – truly God’s land. [...]
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Travel in the footsteps of St. Paul’s 2nd and 3rd journeys to Athens, Corinth, Phillipi, Thessaloniki, Ephessus and more. Each of these cities offers a unique insight into Paul’s remarkable life and writings. And we expect you will want to included a cruise through the Greek Isles.
On our trips to the Emerald Isle, among other things, we see the Rock of Cashel, kiss the Blarney Stone, tour the Ring of Kerry, view the Cliffs of Mohr, visit the shrine of Our Lady of Knock and enjoy a medieval dinner at Bunratty Castle. “May the road rise to meet you. May the [...]
The Holy Land
In the footsteps of Jesus - June 16 – 27, 2014 There is no other place on earth like the Holy Land. Here is the Read more →
Mexico and Our Lady of Guadalupe
Live and learn the amazing story of The Mother of the Americas. (2014 dates To Be Announced) Just about midway between the continents of the Read more →
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