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Saigon is Celebrating the Year of the Dog

Tết , or Vietnamese New Year, is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture. The word is a […]

Vietnam – Drowning under its own Trash

Vietnam , Drowning Under Its Own Trash The Travelling Daddy Mountains of Waste

Vietnam is a country of scenic beauty, the friendliness of the people reflects the calmness and serenety of the nature.

There is a sense of […]

HaLong Bay – the Descending Dragon

HaLong Bay – The Descending Dragon

The Travelling Daddy HaLong Bay – a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The bay derives its name from the legend of the dragon that landed here and helped the vietnamese defend their country. […]

The Mighty Mekong and its People

Mekong River - Evil Eyed Boat

The Travelling Daddy on The Mighty Mekong

The Mekong river is one of the worlds largest waterways.

From its sources in the Lasagongma Spring in the plateaus of Tibet and flows about 4,350 km through  Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam before it splits into a vast […]

The Masca Trek – Tenerife

 

The Masca Barrancho – viewed from the top

After several trips to The Canary Islands, it is my view that Masca, Tenerife is one of the most remarkable places to visit.

It is located in the north- western corner […]

New York, New York

……if I can make it there!

New York Skyline

 

New York is just like any other city, except…:

There is so much more of everything.

The buildings are much taller, the streets are much busier, the people are […]

Prague – a City Walk

Karoly Most or the Charles Bridge

Prague, or Praha as the czechs themselves call it is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is visited by more than 8 mill tourists every year and that is a lot for a city of 1,3 mill people. As one […]

Gran Canaria – A Road Trip

A spectacular view from El Roque Nublo

The island of Gran Canaria is commonly associated with crowded beaches, towering hotels and frantic holiday makers, but there is a different side to it as well For those of us seeking an alternative experience, the interior of the island […]

Amalfi – where the real Italy begins

The Amalfi Coast

Driving along the “SS 163 Amalfitana” or “Amalfi Coast route” from Positano to Salerna is a spectacular experience.

Though the whole area is like a crowded amusement park you still get an impression of its stunning beauty. From the […]

Amalfi – a severely crowded beauty

An Amalfi drivers nightmare

The popular Amalfi Coast route (SS 163 Amalfitana) run along the coast from Sorrento south to Salerno. It is highly recommended to avoid going there during the tourist season as the roads are crowded with tour buses, mobile homes and […]

Cyprus: Aphrodite’s Island

Aphrodite's Rock at Petra tou Romiou

You can feel the presence of the “Goddess of Love” all over the island. There is the Petra tou Romiou where Aphrodite is believed to have risen from the foam of the ocean, her sanctuary at Kouklia or her bath […]

Estonia – in transition from the East to the West

Tallinn Main Square

Our trip to Estonia revealed a small but proud nation – making a peaceful transition from Soviet rule to western democracy.

In 1989, during the “Singing Revolution“, in a landmark demonstration for more independence, more than two million people formed […]

On the Normandy Beaches

Utah Beach, Normandy

Utah Beach, Normandy

The Normandy beaches stretches from Utah Beach in the west to Sword Beach in the east.

Everywhere you’ll find a WWII monument, a museum, a cemetary or some other kind of remains of the D-Day invasion. […]

Drive from San Francisco, California to Phoenix, Arizona and back – a road story

From San Francisco to Phoenix

The drive took us through Big Sur and Higway One. Along the American Riviera and to Palm Springs.

Through the desert to The Grand Canyon and via The Red Hills of Sedona to Phoenix, […]

Sagadi Mois – an Estonian Gem

 

The beautiful Sagadi manor is called “the most manorial manor” in Estonia.

The manor consists of several buildings with white arcades surrounding a large square, a gorgeous 18th century manor house and a lovely pond.

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Estonia: Rakvere – The medieval Castle and open air Museum

When Krista took us to the Rakvere castle, she gave us an opportunity to visit the past, the mysterious middle Ages. The castle is located half a way between Tallinn and the Russian border. It takes about an hour and […]

Krista, our favorite Estonian Guide

Krista Suppi our Estonian Guide

Though Estonia is the country best adapted to the new rules and western values that appeared after the collapse of communism, it is still a very good idea to find a local guide to […]

Lobster Fishing in Homborsund

The early morning sunrise is an added attraction for fishermen going to sea.

 

 

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Nature gave us a glorious start of this years lobster season.

Yesterday was the first day of the season and so the traps were […]

Croatia and the Krka Waterfalls

…Or Hrvatska i Slapove Krke

Slapove Krka

Krka is a river in the Dalmatia region of Croatia,it is famous for the numerous waterfalls. The river is 73 km (45 mi) long running from the border between Croatia and Bosnia […]

What a wonderful World

Sun Setting over the Andaman sea

A Collection of Sunshine Images

These are images shot all over the world with nothing in common except the fact that they are all of sunsets and sunrises

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