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Advent in Brussels

BELGIUM | Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019 | Views [62]

Advent in Brussels  Christmas lights hang across the streets, on signposts, on man-made and nature-created trees and on the roofs of all the Plasir d’Hiver market stalls. Crèche dominate squares and churches. Welcome to Advent ... Read more >

Tags: advent markets, churches, city visit, museums


An Autumn Day in Seoul

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 11 Nov 2019 | Views [153]

My first introduction to South Korea came on the Peach Airline flight that showed a video of Yeongdo Island that had been illegally annexed by the Japanese and after recovery was now a symbol of independent Korea.  The advertisements and videos ... Read more >

Tags: city visit, museums, sacred sites


Glimpses of Japan

JAPAN | Monday, 11 Nov 2019 | Views [87]

Ok. Now I am really confused. Both American and European plugs work, they drive on the British side, the trains go at lightning speed and there is a 16 hour time differential from here to my U.S. family and students. Welcome to cosmopolitan Tokyo, where ... Read more >

Tags: city visit, museums, sacred sites


A Quick Jaunt to Western Sicily

ITALY | Thursday, 16 May 2019 | Views [261]

Quick Jaunt to Sicily  I’ve been looking for a house in the Salzburg region and have been incredibly frustrated with what is on the market for exorbitant prices.  In order to escape a cyclone of despair, I looked for cheap flights ... Read more >

Tags: ancient ruins, churches, city visit, museums


Beirut and Beyond

LEBANON | Sunday, 15 Jan 2017 | Views [480]

Beirut and Beyond  Lebanon and Beirut, the former ‘Paris of the Middle East’, have long held a special fascination for me.   A temperate city on the sea backed by mountains with a fascinating culture and deep history ... Read more >

Tags: archeological site, city visit, museums


Moses, Monuments and Mosaics: A Journey Through Jordan

JORDAN | Saturday, 14 Jan 2017 | Views [1262]

Moses, Monuments and Mosaics – A Journey Through Jordan  The Queen Alia International Airport lies about 30km south of Amman. I picked up the rental car, which was conveniently located inside the terminal and headed south to Madaba, ... Read more >

Tags: archeological site, city visit, museums


In Search of Dido's Legacy: Carthage and the Bardo Museum

TUNISIA | Friday, 23 Dec 2016 | Views [516]

Carthage and the Bardo Museum It was dark as a few hooded figures wound their way around the ancient alleyways of Tyre to seven ships already loaded with precious cargo waiting for them.  As they crossed the planks to arrive safely onboard, the ... Read more >

Tags: archeological site, city visit, museums



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