Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? That’s me, just getting some exercise on vacation…NOT! I am taking part in a ten day #TravelChallenge, which allowed me to jump into my old photos of magical adventures, like the time I saw… Read More ›
The Orient Express steam engine
My “Travel Challenge” Day #7 Boards The Legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express Train! My Disastrous Budapest Arrival Video!
Who’s Ready To “Ride The Rails?” Train travel has become my favorite mode of transportation, thanks to an “once in a lifetime” ride on the legendary Venice-Simplon Orient Express Train! As part of my ten day #TravelChallenge, I am sharing… Read More ›
Happy Anniversary Alex! Celebrating A Life Of Adventure With My Wife And Best Friend!
Happy Anniversary Alex! September 26th is my favorite day, because I get to say those words to my wife Alex…the best life partner I could have ever hoped for! It’s always fun to look back at some of our adventures… Read More ›
Open These #Thursdaydoors And Take An Amazing Trip To Budapest On The Orient Express!
How To Open A Door! Well, if you are a crazed Jack Nicholson in “The Shining”, perhaps. But for the rest of us, a door is to be opened, revealing wonders inside or outside…or maybe just down my upstairs hallway…… 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 ›
A Culinary Volcanic Eruption! Dessert At Budapest’s Onyx Restaurant! Two Michelin Stars For A Hungarian Menu!
Welcome To Budapest Hungary! Alex and I had a terrific visit to this unique city, as you can see here as we overlook the Danube River from the “Buda” side of the city – that’s “Pest” on the other side…and… Read More ›
Exploring Hungary’s Buda Castle! Matthias Church! Budapest’s Funicular Ride Into History! The Fisherman’s Bastion Overlooking The Danube!
Welcome To Buda Castle! Yes, the view at sunset is spectacular – the majestic Buda Castle overlooking the Danube River in Budapest…imagine what the views from up there are like! Well, imagine no more! Alex and I spent part of… Read More ›
“Taking The Waters” In Budapest! Peek Inside The Baths At Gellert Spa! Hungary’s History Along The Danube!
Ready To Enter The Legendary Gellert Spa and Baths? Ready to “take the waters?” Well, when you are in Budapest Hungary – it’s mandatory! Walking Past History! Every day is Budapest is a visual treat: since the Danube River was… Read More ›
My “Road Trip” From Venice To Paris – By Train! Watching History Pass By On The Orient Express!
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 ›
Budapest’s Great Market Hall! Hungarian Goulash! Schnitzel And Spaetzle! Paprika By The Pound!
Welcome To Budapest’s Great Market Hall! It’s another of Hungary’s most majestic buildings! The Great Market Food Hall was built in 1897 – making it the largest, oldest and most beautiful of all Budapest market halls! C’mon inside – the… Read More ›