November 20 Coming from southern California where the greatest man-made creation are the gravity-defying crisscrossing towers of freeways and where "old town" is from the 40-50's , we are forever fascinated by European old world architecture. So when the chance to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Prague came, we immediately jumped on it. In … Continue reading Photogenic Prague
November 20 Taking advantage of cheap flights within Europe, we splurged on a detour to Prague while we were in Stockholm. It boggles the mind how affordable it is to fly between countries in EU while the good people of USA have to dole out so much to travel within or between states. $82 for … Continue reading Nobel Prize Party Central
November 19 After a full breakfast at motel L, where we joyed fresh baked bread and homemade marmalade, along with fresh fruits and cold cuts, we rode the tram and metro to Valhallavägen for our day’s appointment. We had book a City Tour with Segway Stockholm Airwheels. They were the only one in operation in … Continue reading Airwheels and a Ship Indoor
November 18 What conjures up in your mind when Sweden is mentioned? Ikea, Swedish meatballs, Swedish massage, Swedish blondes, giant Vikings? We saw some of aforementioned and more on our recent winter quick trip to Stockholm--courtesy of cheap Norwegian winter airfares sales. Like other Scandinavian cities with high standards of living, Stockholm is expensive. Even … Continue reading Stockholm : Brrrrrr!
October 20 Perla Adriatic Tour picked us up from Cable Car bus stop and deposited us near Old Town to merge with another group for Mostar trip. Then it drove lazily south toward Banje beach for more pick-up before heading north out of Dubrovnik. The trip passed areas with magnificent view of pristine coastline and … Continue reading Meat, Mosque and Mostar
October 17 Leonardo Express was a quick and nice way to get to FCO. The flight to Dubrovnik was uneventful and we arrived safely to Dubrovnik. Airport was small and we easily got picked up by Uber cheaply right outside departure to get to our Airbnb which is located above Dubrovnik Cable Car and has … Continue reading Dubrovnik: You’re Worth Every Kuna
October 16 Prior to dinner, we bade goodbye to Maria and Felipe, our Tuscany Airbnb hosts, and got ready to leave for Rome. Our dirty car got hosed off and and we rode it next morning to Chiusi where it got returned to Hertz located next to the train station from which we boarded the … Continue reading Until Sunrise in Rome