17 Oct, 2015 in Hungary, Visions
Visions of Budapest Hungary (9)

On the way to Italy I made a quick stopover in Budapest for a few days. I’ve never been to Hungary, but the local airline Wizzair offers the most extreme budget no-frills flights known to man that make it very affordable to stop over in Budapest on the way from the east to the western […]

27 Dec, 2013 in Puerto Rico
Around old San Juan (4)

To wrap up all my posts about my wonderful trip to Puerto Rico, the final post is about the lovely old city of San Juan. There are several world class attractions in San Juan, including forts and castles that defended the cities from rival colonials forces, but the real charm of the city simply …

8 Nov, 2013 in Saint Augustine
Dow Museum of Historical Houses Saint Augustine (5)

Saint Augustine, the first town, with the first house, having the first cathedral, fort or college and just about first everything in regards to the colonial overtake of the Americas. It’s where the Europeans first based their American expeditions, and till this very day offers an interesting overview of colonial history. Next on my …

10 Jul, 2013 in Xiamen
Gulang Island - Xiamen - 2013 (59)

Though I’ve been to Xiamen before and toured around the charming Gulang Island, my recent trip to see the Taiwanese Kinmen islands  – just a ferry ride from Xiamen – gave me an opportunity for a brief revisit. Though it’s a fairly small island, the revisit took me to new places I’ve yet to explore, […]

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