Tuesday, May 28, 2024
The effervescent city of Marseille possesses a unique charm and character. The best way to appreciate France's second-largest city, is to sample its soup.  Bouillabaisse .  For first timers, getting the correct pronunciation is hard. Spelling it is even harder....
As airlines around the globe compete and connect travelers from one point to another, some airlines choose to go the extra mile offering complimentary cultural packages to passengers with long layovers.  Half an hour past midnight, my travel partner is...
Bangkok has it all. But what makes every traveler keeps on coming back to Thailand's capital? The secret lies in its notorious street food.  Why do I find it hard not to be charmed or even excited by the shattering...
Heading to Spain soon? The chances of coming across some common local expressions are inevitable as soaking oneself in the glorious Spanish sunshine.   The Spanish have long convinced themselves that they love nothing more than life itself. As an all too...
When was the last time you traveled? With very few destinations to visit these days due to Covid-19, what's the good of moving when you could travel sitting so comfortably on a chair?   Yes I have been to Vienna. Just...
Under the cobalt glory of the Algarve sky, I arrived in Olhão, Portugal in the sweet summer of 2019. My affection towards the town and my wish to go back there is echoed in the work of fiction written...
In Madeira, Quintas are becoming the new cultural touchstones and enduring icons that define Portuguese hospitality.  It was the best of times. I am traveling to Madeira. It was the worst of times. The plane that would take me to...
While the temptation of regenerative treatments flow abundantly in the Austrian Alps, visitors look the other way and seek out a new kind of healing.   At age 68, with a voluminous coif in a shade reminiscent of a melting snow,...
Hamburg - part grit and part chic, why this German city of the north keeps on surprising.  It was August, and the world smelled of roses – of dreams – of summer.When Ted Macauley first visited Hamburg in 1970, a...
When I visited Budapest in 2015, I spent most of my time contentedly settled in one of the city’s coffee shop houses, eavesdropping and making conversations with people at the next spindly table. It was wonderful to immerse in...

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