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 ›
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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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
Venice Italy’s “Lace Island”! Burano’s Legendary Lace Shops! Keith Richards’ Favorite Risotto!
A #wanderlust Venice Adventure! As we all go through our various levels of #QuarantineLife, my wife Alex and I have persevered by planning another trip to explore the world – as soon as it reopens! Looking back at one of… 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 ›
Dining On The Orient Express Train! Our Anniversary Meal – And Bar Car Party!
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 ›
Changing Of The Guard At Hungary’s Parliament In Budapest!
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 ›
Glass Blowing Magic In Murano Italy! See A Stallion Created In Front Of Your Eyes!
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 ›