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Ramada Colombo, Sri Lanka Review

Ramada Colombo, Sri Lanka Review

The Ramada Colombo hotel I selected for this review is located just behind Colombo‘s prime public beach at Galle Face. The location is likely the best along this major stretch of road on the edge of the beach, although the hotel is set back by about a block (which works as a great way to […]

Posted on July 25, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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US to ban Americans from visiting North Korea, my Hanoi city guide updated, Orbitz/ Expedia 15%/12% off most hotels, Qantas A380 to Dallas returns to Sydney with engine issues

US to ban Americans from visiting North Korea, my Hanoi city guide updated, Orbitz/ Expedia 15%/12% off most hotels, Qantas A380 to Dallas returns to Sydney with engine issues

– the US is planning an announcement this week to ban citizens for travel to North Korea The rational behind is that the Trump administration predicts more conflict with North Korea in the near future and Americans in the country will just end up being imprisoned and used as leverage by the regime. It is […]

Posted on July 24, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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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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Norwegian dreams of Beijing, starts 737MAX flights from Ireland, Cathay Dragon to fly to the US?, is American tourism ‘great again’?, Protea Hluhluwe leaving Marriott

Norwegian dreams of Beijing, starts 737MAX flights from Ireland, Cathay Dragon to fly to the US?, is American tourism ‘great again’?, Protea Hluhluwe leaving Marriott

– Norwegian and the Dublin Tourism authority are frolicking about a direct Dublin – Beijing service in 2021! Norwegian Air International (D8, Dublin Int’l) is considering launching a direct flight between Dublin Int’l and Beijing Capital, pending approval from Russia for overflight rights, reports the Irish Independent. Chief executive Tore Jenssen told the news site […]

Posted on July 6, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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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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