Lukang Township in Central Taiwan

After Tainan we went to the beautiful Township of Lukang (Lugang) in Central Taiwan. Unlike the rest of the country, both Tainan and Lukang have some Chinese heritage. Happily we walked down its narrow alleys, entered … Read More

Kaohsiung itinerary for first timers

Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s third largest city is a great starting point for any tour around the island. What a great surprise: it’s a very pleasant city with several interesting temples and Taiwan’s largest monastery. The city … Read More

Macau – Photos

Our second stop Macau impressed us in both positive and negative ways. The portugese colonial and chinese heritage make a fine unique blend, but in the last 20 years the city has become a … Read More

Valencia Street Art

When booking our hotel, we read a comment complaining about grafitti and young people hanging down town. I loved it! As you can see, Valencia has a vibrant cultural scene. Enjoy!

Carcassonne Castle: Fabulous medieval town

The Carcassonne Castle, in southern France, comprises one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns. Additionally, it is the largest walled city in the whole of Europe. Within these age old walls you will find … Read More

Salzburg – Mozart’s Birthplace

Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace is one of the best preserved baroque towns in the whole of Europe. The magnificent historical center lies between the River Salzach and the monumental 11th Century Hohensalzburg Fortress on the … Read More

Siena – A Bird from Heaven

One of the true gems of Tuscany and some would say Italy too; Siena stands out for two things: it has a unique central square and the views from the town hall are spectacular! … Read More

Beehive Houses near Aleppo

I was fortunate enough to visit Syria in 2004. After spending a couple of days in Aleppo I decided to take two excursions. The first one was a tour around the dead cities, which … Read More

Lampang – Horse Carriage City

After Chiang Mai we went to Lampang, a wonderful city not overrun by tourists! The river Wang divides the city. The southern bank is dotted with dozens of traditional wooden houses. On the other … Read More

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