Travel Journal Posts

Yangtze River Cruise

Chongquing ("double happiness") is China's largest city with 33 million people, and a jumping on point for Yangtze River cruises. The city, I'm told, is known for its spicy women and soft eared men. Cuisine is spicy here, and locals enjoy...

A Different part of China

I have been kicking around China for 28 years, you would think I had been everywhere.  No, actually not. China is huge, Beijing and Shanghai and Xi’an are fine, but there is more.  So much more. So I had a few unfilled days in China...

Inaugural Viking Star Cruise

Viking Cruises' first new ocean-going vessel, Viking Star, is a mid-size cruise ship accommodating 930 guests and featuring an earthy, contemporary style.  The color schemes are pleasing, with light blues, turquoises, muted corals, light...

An Update on a few London Hotels

I visit London often and always like to experience something new in the city.  This time I paid a visit to the Churchill War Rooms Museum.  Located in Westminster it is family friendly and well organized.  If you have a interest in WWII history or...

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