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My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku

My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku

My Favorite 15 Things to do Baku – Understand Baku is a surprisingly modern and wealthy city along the shores of the Caspian Sea. The city looks like a mesh of Soviet architecture and Bahrain-style modern projects. In daily life, Baku feels more like Izmir than a former Soviet city; there is just a bit […]

Posted on July 22, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 14 Things to do Batumi

My Favorite 14 Things to do Batumi

My Favorite 14 Things to do Batumi – Understand Batumi is Georgia’s foremost seaside resort that enjoys a Hawaii-like climate in summer (with constantly changing weather), with sunny beaches and green hills shrouded in fog. Batumi is touristy but manages to convince visitors with its charm. Most tourists are Russian; the city is just 100 […]

Posted on July 16, 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 15 Things to do Dresden

My Favorite 15 Things to do Dresden

My Favorite 15 Things to do Dresden – Understand Dresden is the town I grew up in and will always have a special place in my heart. This city is a great stopover on your travels to or from Berlin or Prague. It has a pretty, baroque city center that has been almost perfectly rebuilt from […]

Posted on June 25, 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 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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My favorite Things to do in Recife & Olinda

My favorite Things to do in Recife & Olinda

My favorite Things to do in Recife/Olinda – Understand Recife and the neighboring Colonial Era town of Olinda are in Northeast Brazil; in fact, Recife is in one of the most eastern places of the country. Sunrise is around 5AM pretty much year-round. Recife isn’t an appealing city despite its charming location along a tropical beach. […]

Posted on January 27, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My favorite Things to do in Chicago

My favorite Things to do in Chicago

Things to do in Chicago – Understand Chicago has thankfully avoided the fate of many American cities that seem to endlessly drift apart towards high-end and low-end neighborhoods. Batman’s Gotham City theme is Chicago but the real life Chicago is anything but Gotham City. Chicago Downtown and the surrounding areas are highly urban, clean, safe […]

Posted on January 4, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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