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The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are part of a national park about 90 minutes from Sydney. We did a day trip, but I recommend spending two days in the area. Three Sisters: The glass bottom cable car is a short ride, but … Continue reading

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The Bund – Shanghai

The list of “must see” places in Shanghai is short. The Bund is one of two places listed for Shanghai, China in “the book.” It might be the most photogenic place in Shanghai. I arrived at sunset, which was lovely; … Continue reading

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Budapest (Buda) (Pest)

This was day two of our Viking River Cruise on the Alsvin. We haven’t actually cruised yet as we’ve been parked on the Danube. Viking typically includes one shore excursion per day. This is one big difference from the ocean … Continue reading

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Current Bucket List

Just as any good financial planner would recommend you review and update your investments periodically, I think it is important to review and update my travel bucket list. I did this as I begin thinking about taking a “big” trip next … Continue reading

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Lucky 7

For my 7th cruise I will be doing something brand new – a European river cruise! This will be my next big trip, and sadly will probably be my last trip with my parents. My mom has stage 4 breast … Continue reading

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2012 “1000 Places to See Before You Die”

I have finally finished pouring over the newly updated “1000 Places to See Before You Die” book by Patricia Schultz, and I like the new version better. And, I now have the whole list in a spreadsheet and will happily … Continue reading

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