Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

24 hours in Venice, Italy was not long enough.  I mean you can wander around the streets and capture stunning photos, but I am talking about the lack of time in finding THE best Italian pasta, and wine. Has anyone ever seen the 1954 classic film, Three Coins in the Fountain?  The movie is set [...]

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Solo Travel to Amsterdam My first time to Amsterdam was unlike any place I have been.  I stayed right outside of the main area in a hotel around $100 a night.  Motel One offers high speed internet and a comfortable room for more than one guest.  The hotel is right near Amsterdam-Rai train station with easy [...]

Phuket, Krabi, Phi Phi, and Bangkok, Thailand

Phuket, Krabi, Phi Phi, and Bangkok, Thailand

I may be biased, but who hasn't ever dreamed of visiting Thailand?  Clear crystal waters, yummy seafood, fabulous shopping, affordable "everything", and nothing but sun and heat.  Who wouldn't want a vacation like that? Thailand has always been one of my top destinations to visit and I was so excited I would be taking on this [...]

Hong Kong 🇭🇰

Hong Kong 🇭🇰

✈️Airplane 🚆Airport Express 🚇Subway 🚖Taxi upon arriving into my hotel in Hong Kong. Correct me if I'm wrong, but Hong Kong has to be the easiest transportation system in the world.  New York City metro system is completely foreign to me after experiencing HK's mass transportation.  Written in the Chinese language with translations in English [...]

Athens, Greece

Greece was a bucket list destination, so landing a trip to Athens was a dream come true.  But, things did not start off so smoothly. I started my trip with a stomach bug, which meant I had to cautiously, or refuse (not by choice) to eat authentic, traditional Greek food.  From the looks of what [...]