Tornado Tour of South America – Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil A tour of Santiago in a day, exploring the main sights including Cerro San Cristóbal, La Chascona, Plaza de Armas, Catedral Metropolitana de Santiago, and Museo Bellas Artes and briefly checking out the nightlife. The capital of Chile has been Santiago since … Continue reading Santiago in a Day
Four Countries in 2 Weeks: Turkey, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India A review of The Imperial from my overnight stay in New Delhi ending my India trip! Highlights Historic property tied with Independent India. Impressive collection of antiques and original artworks. Award winning restaurants. Luxurious decorations and rooms. Experience For my single night in Delhi, I … Continue reading Experience: The Imperial New Delhi
Coast of Riches: A Journey Through Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama Day 1: Arriving in country 47, Nicaragua and sightseeing in Managua and Leon before driving and spending the night in San Juan del Sur! Day’s Itinerary Our 5 am United departure to Managua with a transfer in Houston already guaranteed a tiring start to … Continue reading Capitals of Nicaragua, Managua and Leon
March On, Bahamaland! Day 1: Arriving in Nassau and spending the day exploring all the main sights before taking a flight to Freeport and settling into our hotel. The direct flight from Newark arrived at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport at noon. Christina and I stepped off the airplane staircase onto the runway and took … Continue reading Top Sights of Nassau in a Day!
Cruising for Saints in the Caribbean Day 9: Breezing through St. Kitts and Nevis, country 45! A tour around St. Kitts through Basseterre, Palm Court Gardens, Brimstone Hill Fortress, Black Rocks, Romney Manor, and ending the day at Cockleshell Beach. Another day, another island, and another country! Saint Kitts and Nevis was one of the … Continue reading O Land of Beauty, Saint Kitts and Nevis
Cruising for Saints in the Caribbean Day 4: Exploring Puerto Rico’s most visited attractions, Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo de San Cristobal. Then being denied passage onto the Carnival Victory and being stranded in San Juan! We started with a quick breakfast before walking through Old San Juan to the first point of … Continue reading Castillo San Felipe del Morro and San Christobal
Cruising for Saints in the Caribbean First time in Puerto Rico – arrival, hot, no parking, artsy hotel, too many mojitos, stroll around Old San Juan, old cathedral, tourists. Puerto Rico A Caribbean island settled by Christopher Columbus for Spain because a US territory when the Spanish lost in the Spanish-American War in 1898. It … Continue reading A First Impression of Old San Juan
Day 6, Northern Ireland: Day of sightseeing in Derry featuring the Peace Bridge, Guildhall, Tower Museum, St. Columb’s Cathedral, Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall, Free Derry Corner, and the Bogside. Then a flight to Glasgow. Nathalie left in the wee hours of the morning for a meeting in Dublin, so I slept in for a bit … Continue reading Legen-wait for it-DERRY!