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
Tairona Inca: Colombia and Peru in 2 Weeks Day 5: Arriving in and spending a day discovering the sights of Bogota, Colombia. From Santa Marta, I had a direct flight to Bogota. El Dorado International Airport is still under construction and you can see the ruins of the old airport as you walk through the … Continue reading Bogota in a Day
Four Countries in 2 Weeks: Turkey, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India India Day 12 – Exploring Delhi in a day starting with the Red Fort then taking a walking tour through Old Delhi and seeing Jama Masjid and Masjid Fatehpuri. Ending the day with a tour of The Imperial. Then a departure home the next day! … Continue reading Delhi the Capital of India
Paradise Found in the Indian Ocean: Day 8 Making good use of a 13 hour layover, we set out on my second trip to Bangkok to see some major sites I missed on the last trip! After a bit of a delay at immigration to get a visa on arrival (1000bhat + 100bhat for the … Continue reading Exploring Bangkok on a 13 hour Layover
Malaysia and Brunei in a Week: Day 3 Bandar Seri Begawan: Arriving in Brunei and exploring the sights of the capital, Royal Regalia Museum, Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque and concluding with a relaxing water village boat tour. Waking up to the sound of my alarm blasting in my ear and getting out of bed after … Continue reading Blingin’ Mosque in Brunei
Malaysia and Brunei in a Week: Day 1 Kuala Lumpur: Traveling from Beijing to KL and spending a night in Kuala Lumpur! The two flights from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur (a connection in Hong Kong) was painless enough, except for this one kid sitting behind me on the first leg of the journey. He was … Continue reading A Hot Night in Kuala Lumpur
A UK Olympic Summer Month: Day 30 Speed Tourism Stockholm edition: Visiting as many of Stockholm’s main sites as I could in a day! This included Gamla Stan, Stortorget, Royal Palace, Royal Coin Cabinet, Vasamuseet, Skansen, and nightlife! I awoke quite early and anxious to get out and explore! Jeanette and I started by quickly … Continue reading Speed Tourism Stockholm: Seeing the Main Sights in a Day!
A UK Olympic Summer Month: Day 28 A tour through London on the last day of the Olympics with stops at the London Bridge, Tower Bridge, Millennium Dome, riding the new Emirates Air Line, seeing the stadium and elbowing my way to the Olympics closing ceremony event in Victoria Park! With a full day on … Continue reading Fighting for Air at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony at Victoria Park