Tag Archive: Travel

5 Days in Cyprus

DO NOT MISS Kykkos Monastery, delicious small pastries from any bakery. ITINERARY Day 1: Land in Larnaca, drive to Nicosia. Have a traditonal Cyprus meze dinner in down town Nicosia. Day 2: Drive into… Continue reading

2 Days in Israel

DO NOT MISS Jerusalem, Beaches in Tel Aviv ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive via Jordan, See Jerusalem, head towards Tel Aviv. I was traveling in Jerusalem with a Jewish friend. Consequently we weren’t allowed… Continue reading

7 Days in Jordan

DO NOT MISS Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea, Petra ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Aquaba via early morning ferry from Nuweiba (Egypt), head to Wadi Rum. Embark on a camel back trip through Wadi Rum. First,… Continue reading

8 Days in Egypt

DO NOT MISS The pyramids. The Red Sea Reef. ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Cairo. See the Egyptian Museum. The Museum is packed with artifacts but offers limited explanation on the exhibits. You can negotiate… Continue reading

7 Days in Belgium

DO NOT MISS Free museums first Wednesday of each month! ITINERARY Day 1-2: Arrive in Brussels. Take train to Bruges. See the beautiful laceworks at the Kantcentrum. In the afternoon there are demonstrations… Continue reading

6 Days in The Netherlands

DO NOT MISS Amsterdam, De Loonse en Drunense duinen National Park ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Tilburg, visit surrounding parks and farms, catch a farmer’s market. Day 2: Bike to Nationaal Park De… Continue reading

4 Days in Milan, Italy

DO NOT MISS Castello Sforzesco, Canals in Navigli, Duomo, San Bernadino alle Ossa ITINERARY Instead of listing a day-by-day itinerary I am just going to list some interesting attractions since Milan center is… Continue reading

20 Days in Kenya

DO NOT MISS Flocks of flamingos (Lake Nakuru or Naivaisha), Mombasa Marine National Park, shores of Watamu and Malindi ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Eldoret, via Uganda. Visit Doinyo Lessos Creameries for cheese tasting. The creamery is… Continue reading

9 Days in Uganda

DO NOT MISS Top of Murchison Falls, Crater Lakes, Jinja ITINERARY Day 1: Arrive in Fort Portal, take a walk along tea plantations. Day 2: Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park, see Lake George/Edward. Take a photo… Continue reading

7 Days in Rwanda

DO NOT MISS Genocide Memorial Museum, Gorilla Trekking, lunch buffets – it’s a national tradition ITINERARY Day 1: peruse downtown Kigali, visit hotel Mille Colline. Mille Colline is where the actual location of “Hotel Rwanda”… Continue reading