International travel is all about new cultures and experiences, and obviously we love it. But sometimes, Brothers and Sisters – you just gotta laugh.
Our apartment is in a working class neighborhood of Florence. We love it. Like the classic Hitchcock movie Rear Window (with Jimmy Stewart nursing a broken leg) – and because we can’t always be tourists – we have some time to observe our backdoor neighbors.
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Just imagine … Step out the door of your Amsterdam houseboat with a steaming mug of home-brewed coffee as you watch the swirl of bikes heading to the daily Flower Market. Peruse Portobello Road,
Have you ever envied people who live in Paris, Istanbul, or Rio? Do you travel to immerse yourself in a place – experience it firsthand and not be a tourist?
As travelers we’re fascinated by the world – dazzled by exotic locations, awed by natural wonders, and astounded by man-made marvels. Give us the souk in Marrakech, along with the Grand Canyon and Sydney Opera House … and we’re in heaven!
In Dubrovnik we stayed in a very funky apartment. I referred to it as Great Aunt Sophie’s garret. It was a fourth-floor walkup (Who reserved this, anyway?), built into the attic rafters of an 18th century building.