Mark Story's Travel Blog

Being a Hotel Snob

Hotel Snobbery at its Finest I do consider myself the official hotel snob of our touring operation. It was a phrase that was and is applied to my never-ending desire to find unique hotels that are quality, distinctive and well-positioned. I now carry the title with pride as I continue to seek out[…]

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Eternally Young, Rome!

The magical eternal city of Rome has without a doubt touched the hearts of many people over their vast history. 2770 years ago Rome founded itself as city, and has been thriving with graceful elegance and rich history ever since! As Titus Livius said, “Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that[…]

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Amalfi Coast Walking

I cannot rave enough about the many incredible walking and hiking trails on the Amalfi Coast. I had the opportunity to explore some with my colleague from Story Land & Sea® (online at http://www.ItalyStory.com), Dan Dieckhaus, Tour Captain extraordinaire and great trailblazer. For those who have not already discovered the[…]

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Going Global for Unique Experiences

Back in 2013, Stevie Wilson of LA Story fame wrote a bit on my ever-growing desire to travel and share the destinations I have experienced with others. My friend, Brenda McClain, had connected me with Stevie so a special thanks to Brenda! Her article entitled, QueensLander Tours’ Founder is truly A[…]

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