On my last visit to the Thai capitol, the proper name of which is 27 words long and is the longest name of any world capitol, I decided to try something different when an ad for a Bangkok bicycle tour caught my eye.
The free Singapore tour also demonstrates that long layovers need not necessarily be dreaded. Many international airports have very appealing options to pass the time. I found a great free walking tour on a New York City layover and there are a ton of things to do including several free tours at ICN. Just do a little looking around in person or online or ask at an airport information counter.
Having done and redone many of the typical tourist spots in Paris, on this four-day visit, although I had no firm plans, I was determined to get… Read more “Chateau de Versailles – Photo Review”
The American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer bears silent witness to the fact that the preservation of democracies in Europe is central to the national security interests of the… Read more “WWII Normandy Invasion Tour Part 3 – The American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France”
After visiting Pointe du Hoc and before visiting the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer on my “get out of Paris and see some of the countryside” World War II Normandy… Read more “WWII Normandy Invasion Tour Part 2 – Omaha Beach”
For Americans, two days are synonymous with World War Two. The first is December 7, 1941, the Pearl Harbor attack. The other is D-Day, June 6,… Read more “WWII Normandy Invasion Tour Part 1 – Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France”
If you are like me and enjoy (usually) the sights and activity at airports, then sometimes it is good to get out of the lounge and do… Read more “Lounges?…We Don’t Need No Stinking Lounges! The Great Seoul/Incheon (ICN) Priority Pass Lounge Crawl Part 3”
New York City? Ho hum. Been there, done that. For years, decades actually, New York was only a place where I connected to mostly international flights. So… Read more “Exploring Lower Manhattan, New York, NY with the Free LaGuardia (LGA) Airport Shuttle Walking Tour”
The three-day two-night stay at Thornhill Safari Lodge was loaded with activities. The evening of the day I arrived was scheduled for a night safari. About 4pm… Read more “Night Safari – Timbavati Game Reserve South Africa”