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Recent Posts:  Top 12 List of Things to See and Do in Ho Chi Minh City, DDA Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Ben Thanh Street Food Market, + South East Asia Travel Guide – For a complete list of recent posts or the archive see bottom of page (mobile) or side bar (computer). Thanks, enjoy, share!

My world of travel experiences, costs and tips, including Restaurant & Hotel reviews. Destinations include luxury travel, cruisingbackpackingbudget travel and 50 plus adventurers.

    Country (Alphabetically listed)
Vienna / Photos
……⇒ Stay:  Hotel Bosei, Austria Trend – Hotel Review
          ……⇒ Eat:  Gasthaus zur Stadt Krems – Restaurant Review

Angkor Archaeological Park Photos

……⇒ Middlebrook Stables Horse Farm / Photos
……→ Eat: Gorge Country Kitchen – Restaurant Review
Mohawk Raceway /   Photos 
 St. Jacobs  /  Photos
……⇒ Cruisin Home Classic Car Show /  Photos

Cartagena /  Photos 

 Kastela – on the Dalmatian Coast near Split
.….⇒ Stay: Apartmant Tomi
           …..⇒ Eat: Papalina Konoba
 Split – on the Dalmatian Coast / Photos
.….⇒ Stay: Apartmant Tomi
           …..⇒ Eat: Papalina Konoba
 Zagreb / Photos
.….⇒ Stay?:  Studio apartman, a review
.….⇒ Stay: Guesthouse Samolov, a review
           …..⇒ Eat: Gostionica Restoran Purger, Restaurant review
          …..⇒ Plitvice Lakes National Park / Photos
 Zveti Petar – on the Dalmatian Coast / Photos
.….⇒ Stay: Apartmani Jelikovac 
           …..⇒ Eat: Pizza Grill Restaurant


Suez Canal /  Photos

Nice, French Riviera /  Photos
Villefranche, French Riviera /  Photos

…..⇒ Boxhagener Platz Friedrichshain / Photos
…..⇒ Goerlitzer Park Kreuzberg
…..⇒ Love Train, Zug Der Liebe Party
…..⇒ Spree River City Tour Cruise / Photos
…..⇒ Spree River Evening Bridge Tour Cruise / Photos
…..⇒ Insel der Jugend, Island of Youth / Photos
…..⇒ Treptower Park & History Remembered / Photos
…..⇒ RAW Friedrichshain / Photos
……⇒ Berlin Restaurant Reviews:
    …..→Eat Al Colosseo Trattoria – Italian / Photos
    …..→Eat Cafe Lehmsofa – Canadian & German
    …..→Eat Cafe 100 Wasser – German & Austrian
    …..→Eat Kimchi Princess – Korean
    …..→Eat Melissa Bistro – Turkish & German / Photos
    …..→Eat Ristorante Rosati, Italian
    …..→Eat The Bowl, Vegan
    …..→Eat Trattoria Portofino – Italian

Konstanz (Constance)  /  Photo Blog
….. ⇒ Top 5 Things to Do in Konstanz 
……⇒ Konstanz Restaurant Reviews:
    …..→Eat Donato Italian Delicatessen / Photos
    …..→Eat Hanoi Asian Bistro
    …..→Eat Kolbenfresser – German Food & BBQ
Ruegen Island / Rügen
…..⇒ Guide to Kap Arkona – How to Cape Arkona
…..⇒ How to Nationalpark – Jasmund National Park
….⇒ Stay: Feriendorf Rugana
    …..→Eat Rugana Restaurant

Athens / Photos
 Chania  / Photos
 Katakolo  / Photos
 Mykonos / Photos
…..⇒ Photos of Churches and Bell Towers in Mykonos
 Olympia  / Photos
 Piraeus – Cruise Port for Athens  / Photos

 Budapest / Photos
.….⇒ Stay:  Motel DOJO, a review
           …..⇒ Eat:  Pizza Paradiscom, Restaurant review
           …..⇒ Drink: Stelázsi Cafe, Restaurant review
             …..⇒ Dog Boarding: Dogmopolite, review
             …..⇒ Special Interest: Hungaroring Formula One F1
 Lake Balaton, Keszthely / Photos
.….⇒ Stay:  Leander Haz 21, Aparthotel, a review

→ Goa / Photos
→ Kochi Cochin / Photos
→ Mumbai / Photos
→ New Mangalore / Photos

 Capri Island /  Photos
…..⇒ Top 5 Things to do in Capri
 Civitavecchia  /  Photos
…..⇒Stay B&B Fuori dal Porto – Review
   …….→Eat Pizzeria – A Due Passi Dal Ghetto – Review
   …….→Eat Restaurant – Il Boccone d’Oro – Review
…..⇒ Transportation from Civitavecchia to Rome & FCO Airport Guide
 Pisa / Photos
 Puglia /  Photos
…..⇒ Puglia Wine Tour
…..⇒ Top Things to do in Puglia
…..⇒ Wine Perfection
…..⇒ The Art of the Perfect Pizza
 San Gimignano /  Photos
 Syracuse Sicily /  Photos

 Petra / Photos

 Luang Prabang / Photos
……..⇒ Night Bus Transfer from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai
 Vang Vieng / Photos
……..⇒ Bus Transfer from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang / Photos
 Vientiane / Photos
……..⇒ Buddha Park and How to Get There / Photos

 Kuala Lumpur / Photos
 Langkawi Island / Photos

→ Vilamendhoo

 Monte Carlo /  Photos


 Muscat /  Photos

Papua New Guinea

 Singapore / Photos
…..⇒ Maxwell Hawker Stalls

 Bratislava / Photos
.….⇒ Stay:  Penzion Vilo, a review
           …..⇒ Eat:  Cafe Studio, Restaurant review
           …..⇒ Eat:  Pizza Grill Budkova, Restaurant review

 Lanzarote / Photos
 Malaga /  Photos
 Tenerife /  Photos

Sri Lanka
 Colombo / Photos

 Bangkok – including info about Soi 23
           …..⇒ Eat: Yum Saap, Don Muang Airport
…..⇒ Khao San Road 
→ Chiang Mai / Photos
…..⇒ Green Bus From Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
   …..⇒ Stay:  C Hotel Boutique & Comfort
   …..⇒ Stay:  Lamphu House Chiang Mai
…..⇒ Eat: Lek House
…..⇒ Eat: Rachadumnoen Pad Thai
…..⇒ Eat: Tikky Cafe
…..⇒ Muay Thai Boxing at Loikroh Stadium
…..⇒ Cooking School with Zabb-E-Lee / Photos
 Chiang Rai / Photos
.….⇒ Stay: Baan Siri Hotel
           …..⇒ Eat: Baan Chivit Mai Bakery & Restaurant
           …..⇒ Eat: Lumdee Cafe Restaurant
           …..⇒ Eat: Sawaddee Restaurant
…..⇒ Sleeping Bus from Luang Prabang, Laos to Chiang Rai
…..⇒ Top Things to See and Do in Chiang Rai
…..⇒ Temple Challenge – are you up for it? Fun!
 Koh Tao Island / Photos
…..⇒ How to Ferry from Surat Thani to Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Koh Phangan
…..⇒ How to Ferry and Bus from Koh Tao to Bangkok

 Bodrum / Photos
 Ephesus, Selcuk / Photos
 Kas /  Photos

United Arab Emirates
 Abu Dhabi / Photos
 Dubai /  Photos

United States of America
→ Brighton / Photos
→ Fort Lauderdale / Photos
→ Lake Okeechobee / Photos
…..⇒ Things to do:
Sour Orange Festival 
Brighton Field Days 
Native American Indian Celebration
…..⇒ I 75 RV Route for Snowbirds / Photos

…..⇒ Know Before You Go – Important Info & Tips
 Ho Chi Minh, Saigon / Photos
…..⇒ Top 12 List of Things to See and Do
.….⇒ Stay: DDA Hotel
           …..⇒ Eat: Ben Thanh Street Food Market
           …..⇒ Eat: Pho Hai Thien
           …..⇒ Eat: Quan 176 – Cửa Hàng Ăn Uống 176
           …..⇒ Eat / Bar: Rex Hotel Rooftop Garden
 Phu Quoc Island / Photos
…..⇒ Extreme Budget Tips – $10/day Phu Quoc 
.….⇒ Stay: Gia Thanh Guest House
           …..⇒ Eat: AceroLa Bar and Restaurant
           …..⇒ Eat: Bia Ruou Restaurant & Micro brewery
           …..⇒ Eat: Bun Cha Ha Noi / Bún Chả Hà Nội
           …..⇒ Eat / Bar: Langchia Hostel & Bar
           …..⇒ Eat: Quan An Mien Trung (at the night Market)
           …..⇒ Eat: Quan Oc Binh Dan Restaurant
           …..⇒ Eat: Quan Ra KoiQuán Ra Khơi
           …..⇒ Eat / Bar: Rory’s Beach Bar
           …..⇒ Eat: Thu Phuong Restaurant


Southeast Asia Travel Guide

◊ 5 Reasons Why I Love Cruising
◊ Broken Strings – Stage show review, Celebrity / Photos
◊ Cruise Port Civitavecchia – Transportation How To
◊ Lawn Club Grill Restaurant Review, Celebrity / Photos
◊ Maxx – Stage show Musical Review, Celebrity / Photos
◊ Suez Canal by Cruise Ship / Photos

12 Extremely Annoying Airplane Behaviors

Dog Crazy for Kong Wobbler – Hilarious Video

Keepers of the Rigaer, Friedrichshain

Asia Tour 2017
Packing Day
Berlin to Abu Dhabi
Settling into Ship Life

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