Monthly Archives: August 2009

10 Things To Do in San Diego, CA, USA

      The city of San Diego boasts some of the greatest weather in the world. It is delightful there year round. It also has its share of excellent places to see and things to do. Below is my list of … Continue reading

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Spotlight on San Diego, CA, USA

             San Diego, California, is reputed to have the best year-round climate in the continental United States.  It is also a major tourist destination because of its many attractions.  As a result of its location in Southern California, it was … Continue reading

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16 Things To Do in Bangkok, Thailand

     Bangkok is awash in gold! The wealth of this country, formerly known as Siam, is staggering and is reflected in the many temples. The preferred method of transport in the city is via Tuk-Tuk, although these small motorized cycles … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bangkok, Thailand

                  Bangkok, Thailand, is a city of contrasts. The modern trappings of a twenty-first century city are juxtaposed with many of the old traditions of a Southeast Asian third-world nation. The effect, however, is enchanting, and Bangkok is adept … Continue reading

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18 Things To Do in Rome, Italy

     Rome, the “eternal city,” is a mesmerizing destination for travelers, since there is so much history, and so many must-sees. A comprehensive visit can easily occupy a week or more, and a more leisurely visit is highly recommended. Most … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Rome, Italy

               Rome has everything.  It is romantic — outdoor cafes on elegant piazzas; narrow streets perfect for strolling; a beautiful, lyrical language which evokes amore.  It is historic — remnants of perhaps the greatest and most powerful civilization of … Continue reading

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11 Things To Do in New Orleans, LA, USA

      New Orleans is one of the most fun-loving places in the world. Wherever you go in the city, you are surrounded by music and restaurants offerring the famous cajun and creole cuisine. On evenings in the “Big Easy,” Bourbon … Continue reading

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Spotlight on New Orleans, LA, USA

             New Orleans is certainly noted for its Mardi Gras celebration, one of  the best known in the world, but its French Quarter is a wonderful experience any time of the year.  After all, New Orleans is the birthplace of … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Madrid, Spain

               Madrid, Spain, is certainly one of Europe’s great cities. There are so many significant attractions that several days should be allotted.  Perhaps most important, because of its location and its popularity as a gathering place, is the Plaza … Continue reading

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18 Things To Do in Madrid, Spain

     Madrid, the capital of Spain, has a plethora of activities and attractions for the tourist. It is also used as a base of operations for the exploration of the surrounding area, which adds many more travel delights. Below is … Continue reading

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