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Exploring Venice: Don’t Go to Venice in July

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This is the tenth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, reviewing my stay at the Hotel Gritti Palace, here. You can also check out some photos and video of my ride down the Grand Canal here. Venice… Read more »

Three Days in Mexico City

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This is the 3rd of 4 posts summarizing a short trip to Mexico City in December 2017.  You can read about the genesis of the trip and my flight down here, and my hotel stays here. Mexico City was one of the first places I ever traveled by myself, back… Read more »

Malta Part 1: Paceville and the Intercontinental Malta Hotel

This is part 15 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. My initial plan for my first afternoon in Malta was to check-in to the Intercontinental Malta l and head over… Read more »

Two Days in Amsterdam: Over It

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This is part 12 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. I spent two days in Amsterdam on this trip, which was the only repeat destination of the two weeks. I’d… Read more »

Trip Report: Three Days in Wellington

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This is part 5 in a series about my November 2016 trip to New Zealand, booked off a $215 mistake fare. Wellington bills itself as “the coolest little capital in the world.”  Although the urban area has a population of 400,000, it feels a lot smaller.  The feel to me was… Read more »

2 Days in San Sebastian and the Hotel Astoria7

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This is part eight in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. (Note: Beware of food porn.) Lots of times when people tell me a tourist destination is beautiful, I take it with a grain of salt.  It’s not that I… Read more »