Climbing The “Pillars Of Hercules!” Whenever people ask me “where do you want to go next?”, I end up rattling off a half dozen of my “must see” places. But, reading a book recently, I now must add the “Pillars… Read More ›
Special “Happy Anniversary” Edition Of “Six Shot Saturday” From The Venice-Simplon Orient Express Train!
Happy Anniversary, Alex! Not going to bury my lead – it’s another year together and I can’t begin to tell you how happy that makes me. This “Six Shot Saturday” is coming to you on a Thursday – because it’s… Read More ›
Gondola Traffic Jam! Well, we know that Venice is popular, and since there aren’t any streets for cars, this is the only way to get around! Of course, you can find some offbeat streets in Venice if you look hard… Read More ›
The Magical Beauty Of Venice Italy At Night! From Watery San Marco Square’s Live Music To The Smallest Streets!
The Beauty Of Nightfall In Venice! I have posted about how beautiful Venice is, but now I want to focus on a city that becomes even more magical as night falls, like it is doing here on the “bridge of… Read More ›
Time For A “Road Trip” On The Orient Express! My Blogging friend Lorna has a great weekly writing prompt, which you can see here: https://ginlemonade.com/2018/10/28/an-extra-hour-a-writing-prompt/ Lorna’s website gives other bloggers a chance to share stories – and this week she… Read More ›
Time For Another Venice Adventure! Yes, that’s San Marcos Square across the grand canal from us – and then there’s this guy, who decided to photo bomb my panorama shot! We are looking back at the city as we prepare… Read More ›
Dinner Is A Black Tie Affair! Because it was our anniversary, we adhered to the train’s request to keep dining a black tie affair, so we made our way down the coach hallway to dinner….well, with a stop on the… Read More ›
Welcome To The Hungarian Parliament! When Alex and I arrived in Budapest, we were told first and foremost to head to the Parliament Building…and what a building it is! In fact, unless you are across the Danube River, there’s no… Read More ›
Welcome To The Glass Blowing Capital Of The World! Of the many things that Venice Italy is known for, Murano blown glass is one of the most beautiful…here, glass is definitely “ART”: As you can see, Murano glass is gorgeous,… Read More ›
Welcome To Venice! It’s not a cliche: you simply cannot take a picture in Venice without seeing a Gondola – they are everywhere and iconic! As night falls over the famed Rialto Bridge, Alex and I headed to dinner –… Read More ›