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Port of Call San Francisco

Visiting San Francisco Bay If you’re coming to San Francisco to catch a cruise or visiting as a cruise port of call, San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is a great starting point. While the wharf is an exciting area there are also a number of adventures and excursions that depart from here. Catch a famous 100 […]

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Europe Restaurants &

Rome’s Enotecas / Wine Bars

After a long day walking thru the sights of Rome with maybe a late lunch on the Via Veneto what would be better than finding a wine bar for happy hour – just the perfect finish to a great Roman day. Italian wine bars are called Enoteche, an Italian word derived from a Greek word […]

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Searching For The World’s Best Hot Dogs

As American as hot dogs and apple pie is how the expression goes but here are some great hot dogs you have to leave the United States to get. There was a joke among business flyers years ago about the South. “If you die in the South you cannot go to Heaven without first connecting […]

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Disney World Restaurants &

Best Cheap Eats At Disney World

Walt Disney World is a great family vacation destination but it can result in costs higher than anticipated. One area where the cost of a vacation can quickly get out of control is food. At home it’s second nature to know what a meal out will cost but it’s hard to know how much you […]

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America Restaurants &

Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

The Animal Kingdom Lodge at Walt Disney World One of the most popular resorts at Walt Disney World is Animal Kingdom Lodge. The Lodge is truly unique. Disney has made ever effort to offer the guests of this hotel a real taste of Africa. Most of the rooms look out on the savannah where you […]

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Europe Restaurants &

Coffee in Rüdesheim, Germany

East of Frankfurt on the Rhein River is the very picturesque town of Rüdesheim Germany with a local hot coffee drink that has helped make the town famous. Rüdesheim am Rhein in the heart of Rhine wine country is a town that has become maybe too cute for words. A favorite day trip destination for […]

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Europe Restaurants &

Budapest And An Elegant Evening At McDonalds

In Praise of McDonalds Our first visit to Budapest was an incredible experience. It was much more than we had expected and before we went some friends advised us to be sure and visit the McDonalds at the city’s central station. A quick internet search describes it as a destination worth visiting. What American could […]

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Asia Restaurants &

A Restaurant Not To Miss In Manila

Singing Cooks & Waiters – Great Food & Fun Entertainment Hopefully our time in quarantine is ending soon and if you’re thinking about heading off to the islands ringing the South China Sea don’t pass up some time in the Philippines with Manila being a must.  Manila is a large and diverse city with lots […]

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Europe Restaurants &

Hotel Arena, A Good Choice In Amsterdam

We have stayed twice at Amsterdam’s Hotel Arena. Once while it was undergoing a major remodeling and later when it was completed. The construction wasn’t a big inconvenience as the hotel worked very hard to keep things under control. Afterwards the changes were very impressive. The hotel is in a good location for seeing the […]

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America Restaurants &

Old Spanish Sugar Mill, De Leon Springs, Florida

The Old Spanish Sugar Mill, A Griddle House Restaurant Located ten miles north of DeLand Florida and only twenty five miles west of Daytona Beach is a Florida park named De Leon Springs and inside the park is a truly unique restaurant. The Old Spanish Sugar Mill must be doing something right since they have […]