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Taking In Italy’s Popular Hiking Trails of The Cinque Terre

Taking In Italy’s Popular Hiking Trails of The Cinque Terre

  There are not many more desirable hikes than the Cinque Terre in Italy.  The combination of viewing a gorgeous coastline and a variety of trails for all skill levels.  You also have the unique opportunity to take a break in a gorgeous Italian village.  […]

Should You Visit The Vatican Museums On A Free Entry Day

Should You Visit The Vatican Museums On A Free Entry Day

It was 6:45 AM on a Sunday morning.  The place was Roma Termini metro station.  While not crowded, there appeared to be more people than I figured on a Sunday early morning am.  Over the next few stops people were getting on, but no one […]

Italy and Efficiency Don’t Mix

Italy and Efficiency Don’t Mix

For better and worse, timeliness and efficiency are not virtues in Italy.  While this is a good thing when sitting down for a leisurely meal or enjoying any of the masterpieces of art or nature, when the rest of the world is on a schedule, […]

Conquering London: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering London: Travel Planning Guide

There are great cities and there are world class cities.  London is a world class city.  Very few places can combine a great history and yet sit at the cutting edge of technology, education, and commerce.  The city is an economic powerhouse and remains one […]

International Travel Gives You Perspective At Home

International Travel Gives You Perspective At Home

After a long flight home and getting out of immigration, I entered the international terminal arrival’s hall at LAX to what amounted as pure chaos.  A massive crowd had formed.  Security began ushering a small group of people towards limos waiting outside.  Teenagers were screaming […]

Checking Out The Storied Tower Of London

Checking Out The Storied Tower Of London

Dating back to its initial construction in 1078, the Tower Of London has always been the subject of public fascination.  Its walls hold a varied and unusual history.  The tower has been everything from a royal palace, prison, treasure vault, observatory, and even a private […]

Museum Hopping In London

Museum Hopping In London

  London is a cultural powerhouse and no where is that more evident than in its museums.  Some of the best museums in the world reside here and cover a wide variety of categories including art, artifacts, science, history, and more.  The best part if […]

Visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral in London

Visiting St. Paul’s Cathedral in London

The House’s of Parliament and Big Ben maybe more recognizable, but St. Paul’s Cathedral is the figurative and literal heart of London.  Sitting atop the highest point in the area known as the City, St. Paul’s iconic dome looms over the River Thames.  The church […]

Conquering Tokyo: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Tokyo: Travel Planning Guide

Tokyo is the worlds most populous metropolis.   The dynamic city may go down as the most interesting in the world.  Tokyo is cute, crowded, friendly, exotic and much more.  It has a certain quality to it that is practically indescribable.  You simply have to visit […]

See Traditional Japan At The Sensō-ji Temple In Tokyo

See Traditional Japan At The Sensō-ji Temple In Tokyo

Tokyo is a fast paced high energy modern metropolis.  Those looking for a more traditional Japan would be best served by visiting a place like Kyoto.  Still Tokyo has plenty of history to uncover and one of the most popular places to see some ancient […]