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Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

When searching for flights to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it became apparent that my cheapest option was to spend an almost full day layover in Mexico City. Considering I’ve never been there, I wasn’t upset by this idea. It was…

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Situated approximately 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the small coastal town of Todos Santos. Prior to Spanish colonialism into the region, there were native indigenous people who…

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Located approximately an hour’s drive west of the town of Kampot, Cambodia is Bokor National Park. As a result of its proximity and rapid expansion in the tourism sector, Kampot is now often referred to as the gateway to Bokor…

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

The town of Kampot is located in Southern Cambodia alongside the Praek Tuek Chhur River just kilometers away from the Gulf of Thailand. It serves as the capital of the Kampot Province. This quiet little riverside town is situated to…

New Hampshire – Mount Washington Hotel

New Hampshire – Mount Washington Hotel

A Brief History of the Mount Washington Hotel The origin of the Mount Washington Hotel can be traced back to the 1880s and the Mount Pleasant House. New Hampshire native, entrepreneur, and financier Joseph Stickney owned the Mount Pleasant House…

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 4: Churches Outside of Zurich’s Old Town (Alstadt)

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 4: Churches Outside of Zurich’s Old Town (Alstadt)

After completing Part # 3 of the Zurich Self Guided Walking Tour we pressed on to visit three additional sites. In addition to the churches in the Old Town (Altstadt) area (Part #2) there are also a number of churches on the periphery…

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 3: Non-Church Related Attractions

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 3: Non-Church Related Attractions

After we visited the 6 churches located within Zurich’s Old Town (Alstadt), (Part #2) we stopped at a few other attractions that my friend wanted to show me. They are all the non-church related sites we visited while on our Self Guided Walking…

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 2: Old Town (Altstadt) Churches

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 2: Old Town (Altstadt) Churches

This section of the Zurich Self Guided Walking Tour is dedicated specifically to the churches in the Old Town (Altstadt) area. They include the Predigerkirche, Grossmünster, Wasserkirche, Fraumünster, St. Peter and Augustinerkirche. They share many similarities, but also many differences.…

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 1: Overview

Zurich, Switzerland – Self Guided Walking Tour Part 1: Overview

The vast majority of my travel itinerary was planned prior to my trip to Switzerland, and my visit to Zurich was no exception. Since I was flying out of Zurich to get back to NYC, I thought it would be…