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A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

A Visit to Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple

Like many religious sites in large Asian cities, the Wong Tai Sin Temple sits as a serene refuge amongst the bustle of a modern metropolis.  Thanks to a short but storied past and ease of access, the temple has become one of the most popular […]

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Barcelona: Travel Planning Guide

 Some cities have amazing architecture.  Other’s are cultural powerhouses.  Still other places primary draw is their beachside location with great year around weather.  Barcelona is one of only a handful of cities that can claim all of those and much more.  This makes it one […]

Exploring Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

Exploring Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

All of the headlines in Barcelona may go to La Sagrada Familia, other Guadi architecture, La Rambla, and beaches, but no visit to Barcelona is complete without a trip to Barcelona’s oldest part of town.  It’s characteristic lanes are packed with wonderful architecture and plenty […]

Exploring Montjuïc: Barcelona’s Hilltop Perch

Exploring Montjuïc: Barcelona’s Hilltop Perch

One of the joys of visiting a vibrant city is viewing it from above.  Looking down on the energy gives a certain appreciation that can’t be appreciated at eye level.  Barcelona has a view places to see the city from above including tremendous views from […]

Traveling Between Hong Kong And Macau By Ferry

Traveling Between Hong Kong And Macau By Ferry

  One of the most popular side trips from Hong Kong is Macau.  They are the only two Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of China, meaning they have a high degree of autonomy from mainland China.  As a result they operate types of businesses that you […]

Take A Peek Inside The Nijo Castle Of Kyoto

Take A Peek Inside The Nijo Castle Of Kyoto

The city of Kyoto is most famous for its impressive and numerous religious sites set against an incredible natural backdrop.  The impressive and imposing Nijo Castle is the opposite of the inviting temples and shrines that are littered throughout the city.  This was built as […]

How To Go Directly To Or From Macau Through Hong Kong Airport

How To Go Directly To Or From Macau Through Hong Kong Airport

Macau has a small airport that mostly serves mainland China and a few other locations in Asia.  Chances are your Macau travels will route you through Hong Kong.  There is an easy option for those who are either going straight to Macau from Hong Kong […]

Getting The Most Out Of A Visit To La Sagrada Família

Getting The Most Out Of A Visit To La Sagrada Família

The most popular tourist attraction in Barcelona is still under construction and isn’t expected to be completed for nearly a decade.  Designed by the world renowned Antonio Gaudí La Sagrada Família is a towering basilica that has become the symbol of the dynamic city of […]

Conquering Kyoto: Travel Planning Guide

Conquering Kyoto: Travel Planning Guide

Overview Kyoto is more than the heart of Japan.  It is also its soul.  As beautiful as pictures are, this is a place that cannot be adequately described or photographed.  Sight is only one sense and Kyoto is a city that engages all of them to […]

The Whimsical Autumn Colors Of Kyoto

The Whimsical Autumn Colors Of Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most beautiful cities in the world to visit thanks to an idealistic setting.  The city is wonderful any time of year, but the place becomes extra special during the spring cherry blossom or Sakura season and the fall foliage season […]