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Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is located roughly at the center of the Japanese archipelago making it an ideal stop along any travelers’ path. Yet, it is often under appreciated by tourists who spend more time in the nearby ancient capital of Kyoto. Historically,…

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Originally, I had just over a ten hour layover in Tokyo (Narita International Airport) before my final leg back to New York City and the conclusion of my 2015 summer vacation. Unfortunately, a series of thunderstorms in Hanoi, Vietnam kept…

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…

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Travelers visiting Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and the surrounding Baja California strip of Mexico have the opportunity to partake in a variety of day trips and excursions. There are both land and sea tours available. They can…

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

In many ways Singapore can be viewed as a microcosm of Asia. As you make your way around the tiny island country, you will encounter a number of neighborhoods that embody the culture and cuisine of the ethnic minorities that…

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…