Reviews From Our Peru/Ecuador Trip

Hotels, Restaurants And More General Information Hotels, food and transportation are all inexpensive by American standards. Hotels are easily half to two-thirds the cost of similarly rated U.S. properties. Also expect to pay half in restaurants compared to the U.S. Fast food and coffee shops are the exception – mostly they’re on par with U.S.Continue reading “Reviews From Our Peru/Ecuador Trip”

San Cristobal, Galapagos

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal, Galapagos Most people planning on visiting the Galapagos will discover that a flight from Ecuador to San Cristobal with a few nights in a hotel is the most reasonably priced option. Taking a cruise around the Galapagos in many cases will start at $10,000 per person and can actually costContinue reading “San Cristobal, Galapagos”

Our Florida Keys

Places And Restaurants in the Keys When coming to the Florida Keys most new visitors have expectations of Sun, sand and crystal clear water along with great fresh seafood. The reality can often be somewhat different. First, the Keys are a collection of small islets and islands (keys) with many surrounded by thick mangroves. RunningContinue reading “Our Florida Keys”

On A Dock At Sunset Eating Seafood

A Short Story and a Few Reviews We’ve lived in Florida for over 40 years and we love the state. I spent much of my life either on the sea or under it and if you’re a water person there’s no better place to be. Beaches, coral reefs, lobsters and for years our favorite getawayContinue reading “On A Dock At Sunset Eating Seafood”

Old Spanish Sugar Mill, A Florida Tradition

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 haveContinue reading “Old Spanish Sugar Mill, A Florida Tradition”

A Great Hungarian Restaurant In Budapest

Klauzál Café & Restaurant – Klauzál u. 23, 1072 Budapest, Hungary Spending time with friends in Budapest recently our plan was to try Hungarian food as much as possible. Our hotels were located in Lipótváros and Inner City districts, both near St. Stevens Cathedral. Most of the popular restaurants in the area were located onContinue reading “A Great Hungarian Restaurant In Budapest”

Drinking Beer In Prague

Beer, History, The Czech Republic, Prague And Bohemia There are dozens of funny T-shirts and bumper stickers claiming that you should drink beer rather than water but it seems in Prague they take the notion seriously. In addition to a centuries old tradition there is a very practical reason to do so in the CzechContinue reading “Drinking Beer In Prague”

Hamburgers Conquer Central Europe

Budapest Having spent time in Budapest just five years ago it was a bit of a shock seeing the recent changes. On our last visit we were amazed by the “most beautiful McDonalds in the world” (HERE) and the city seemed to have a McDonalds every few blocks. There were also a few Burger KingsContinue reading “Hamburgers Conquer Central Europe”

Pub Hopping & More in Dublin

Temple Bar in Dublin is famous. Many people mistakenly think it actually as a bar and while there is a Temple Bar Pub the whole area is actually Temple Bar. The origin of the name is in the seventeenth century with a famous Dubliner, Sir William Temple who was the provost of Trinity College. Sir TempleContinue reading “Pub Hopping & More in Dublin”

Port of Call San Francisco

Visiting San Francisco And Fishermans Wharf 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 aContinue reading “Port of Call San Francisco”