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How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

How to stay warm and cool in any climate the world throws at you – My minimalist clothing guide for travel

The Basics Readers keep asking me about my clothing and luggage choices, especially when going to more extreme climates. Over time, I realized a number of things about my luggage: Lots of luggage slowed me down (duh!) Many items in my luggage that I kept coming home with were unused, incl. many electronics, chargers, etc. Less […]

Posted on March 8, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Updated in 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion Review (formerly Radisson Mexico City Flamingos)

Updated in 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion Review (formerly Radisson Mexico City Flamingos)

The Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion is located a bit outside the trendy Mexico City neighborhoods of Roma and Condesa – it sits on their southwestern flank along the busy Avenida Revolucion. While the immediate neighborhood isn’t dangerous it is certainly a step down from safety level of Roma, Polanco and Condesa in terms of […]

Posted on February 15, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels

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My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei

My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei

My Favorite 23 Things to do Taipei – Understand Taipei is the capital of Taiwan – a tiny island with 23 million inhabitants. You guessed it – it is crowded – but Taipei still manages to feel like a big suburb. It’s the Houston of Asia, just more crowded. The Taiwanese are easily the friendliest […]

Posted on August 7, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Athens

My Favorite 15 Things to do Athens

My Favorite 15 Things to do Athens – Understand Athens is home to important settlement sites of Ancient Greece, which have influenced the Roman Empire, Europe and the world. The city state has been continuously inhabited for more than 2,500 years and the Acropolis still hovers as a symbol over the city. Modern Athens feels […]

Posted on July 8, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow

My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow

My Favorite 18 Things to do Krakow – Understand Krakow is a great combination of a historic (but beautifully restored) Old Town and American-style, bubbling entrepreneurship with food and drink options. The city avoided destruction during WWII and has built out a tourist industry and a sophisticated service industry on top of that. Krakow feels […]

Posted on July 4, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw

My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw

My Favorite 14 Things to do Wroclaw – Understand Wroclaw – a major Polish city – was built on the grounds of Germany’s Breslau after WWII. The city is blessed with a well-restored Old Town that has undergone a full restoration. Wroclaw has many waterways crossing the downtown area which make it extra pretty but […]

Posted on June 29, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston

My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston

My Favorite 12 Things to do Houston – Understand Houston feels like another country; the city is a mix of Los Angeles, Singapore and Dubai. It is obsessed with cars, comfort and affordability and is a gigantic suburb that keeps sprawling in every direction. But unlike other cities, Houston has been very successful with this concept; […]

Posted on June 15, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 17 Things to do Austin

My Favorite 17 Things to do Austin

My Favorite 17 Things to do Austin – Understand Austin is the blue dot inside a sea of redneck Texas; it’s easy to believe that this city is the best of both worlds. In a sense, it is – people in Austin are exceptionally friendly and warm and they combine the hipster-ish elements of Austin with […]

Posted on June 12, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Hyatt Regency Mexico City Review

Hyatt Regency Mexico City Review

The Hyatt Regency is located at a string of luxury hotels in Mexico City’s best neighborhood. The Hyatt Regency Mexico City, the Intercontinental Mexico City, the JW Marriott Mexico City and the W Hotel Mexico City are all next to each other – that is stunning in North America’s biggest city. My Uber driver still […]

Posted on May 13, 2016 by in World of Hyatt

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My Favorite Things to do in Bandung

My Favorite Things to do in Bandung

Following another visit to this city in August, 2017, we have now updated this Things to do Guide.  My Favorite Things to do in Bandung – Understand Bandung is Indonesia’s third largest city and sits in a mountain valley surrounded by active volcanoes. It’s often much cooler than the 2,400 feet of elevation would suggest, […]

Posted on April 13, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My favorite Things to do in Surabaya

My favorite Things to do in Surabaya

Things to do in Surabaya – Understand Surabaya is a sprawling, business-dominated city in Eastern Java. It’s Indonesia’s second largest city and it’s also one of the hottest cities in Indonesia with a humid and hot climate (even for Indonesian standards). The heat index easily reaches 120 degrees for most days. It will surprise you […]

Posted on April 11, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My 7 Favorite Things to do in Manaus

My 7 Favorite Things to do in Manaus

My 7 Favorite Things to do in Manaus – Understand Manaus is a big, isolated city with more than 2 million inhabitants. It sits about halfway between the Brazilian Atlantic Coast and Colombia, along the shores of the Rio Negro. Manaus is a manufacturing hub that has attracted a number of mobile phone companies that […]

Posted on February 17, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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