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Budapest Blast

I was asked about favorite cities before. In places where you would want to learn a bit of the local language in advance, my favorites would  be Paris and Rome. Let me add BUDAPEST in Hungary. There is so much

Posted in World Glimpses

Venice Vacation Tips

Venezia in Italia.  Some people come away gushing about its splendor; some people come away mumbling about a money trap.   To enjoy Venice, buy a Vaporetto pass so you can hop around as much as you want and enjoy

Posted in Thinking Travel

Let’s Meet in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri was named as one of the best USA cities in which to live.  I have nothing against St. Louis, but I find it a bit dull.  I was happy to see a new aquarium had opened the

Posted in Found in the USA

Venice Vortex

For decades, I remembered Venice as a magical place where one could get more and more lost and keep finding wonderful spaces. In 2015, I revisited Venezia with my nephew. It seemed to have changed but perhaps I have changed.

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Book Reviews

Tattoo—Journeys On My Mind:  A sampling of book reviews: …an excellent, vividly written travel memoir in which its narrator the many trips she’s taken in her life, most on a shoestring budget but still full of adventure and memories. As

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