Hello, Budapest

We were in Budapest in September, hoping for sunny weather but getting a mixture of sun and clouds, as you will see in our photos.  Budapest is the capital and largest city in Hungary, with a population of about 1.7 million. The co-capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire until the empire was dissolved in 1918 at … More Hello, Budapest

Walkable, Bikeable, Likeable Amsterdam

Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is a great city for tourists.  The official language is, of course, Dutch, but English is widely spoken.  On our recent visit, we ambled along the quaint canals… Passing apartment buildings and mansions… We also walked through the red light district one evening, where the world’s oldest profession is … More Walkable, Bikeable, Likeable Amsterdam

Victoria Falls

After landing at the airport in Zambia, and a short overland transfer involving border formalities that were so slow and antiquated that we were reminded that we are in developing countries, we arrived in Zimbabwe eager to see the falls.  But just like us, you have to wait.  In your case, before you get to … More Victoria Falls