Atlas North: A Tour through Portugal, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria A morning in Dusseldorf exploring some tourist sights including on a long layover. Dusseldorf, a German state capital sits right on the Rhine River and is famous for its international business, finance, carnival, fine arts, beer, and cartwheeling. Yes, cartwheeling. Apparently this dates back to … Continue reading Dusseldorf
Four Countries in 2 Weeks: Turkey, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and India Exploring Istanbul in a day to see the main sights including the Byzantine Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkitpa Palace, the Basilica Cistern and a Bosphorous Cruise. Checking off Turkey, country 54, on the tour! There is a reason why Istanbul is the second … Continue reading Istanbul in a Day
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
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