Updated 2019: Bali fulfills many dreams – from beautiful beaches to lush forests, from surfing the waves to relaxing among the rice paddies, from historic sights to nature & adventure. Thankfully, you can see a lot without spending a fortune. But there a plenty of taxi scams and there is no public transport, so check out my travel tips for getting … Continue reading
The Wyndham Canterbury offers large, modern suits near San Francisco’s Union Square, making it great for longer stays. It’s excellent value on Wyndham Rewards points, but expensive at cash rates. As a timeshare property, the sales pitch can be annoying to some people, or an opportunity to save money on your stay for others. I’d be happy to stay on points … Continue reading
Lisbon is a vibrant city with lots of things to see and do. One of my favorite day trips is to Sintra in the mountains outside Lisbon. You can see Pena Palace – that seems to be straight out of a Disney Fantasy Movie, the walls of an old moorish fortress and the Sintra Palace, all in one easy day!
Check out my Destination Guide – Lisbon to plan your own city trip with beach time!
The streets of Nha Trang are lined with restaurants offering local Vietnamese and international food. Many restaurants offer a little bit of everything, including the most popular international dishes like pizza or pasta. So, I was delighted to find a restaurant that offers authentic tasting Italian food. Olivia offers very good food with friendly service at reasonable prices – check … Continue reading
The ibis style is a new hotel in Nha Trang, Vietnam, offering an upscale beach hotel experience at bargain prices. You get modern rooms, a good breakfast, nice pool & gym and fantastic service – all at prices that don’t even get you a parking spot for the night in some places. If you only know ibis hotels from Europe, … Continue reading