London to Florence via Milan – Travel Tips for First Timers

When I visited Florence in July last year (2017), I utilized my air miles points.   My points were not valid for a flight straight to Florence but Milan was on the options.  Passing by at the famous fashion capital of Italy was a great opportunity…

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Bath – Historic City in England

City of Bath (view from Alexandra Park at Shakespeare Road) This historic place always comes up as one of the best places to visit in England.  I have been in Bath so many times before but every time I come back and explore, I always…

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Florence, Italy – A Museum of Museums

City of Florence   Florence, one of the Renaissance cities of Italy was on my bucket list.  I’m feeling fortunate to have visited the city this year.   When we arrived there, disembarking from a quite modern and highspeed Italo train from Milano Centrale Railway Station…

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Metro Manila, Philippines – A Snapshot of a City That Never Sleeps

Manila Bay    I was back in Manila, Philippines in late April through early May for a quick family visit.  March and April are the hottest months in the Philippines, which most western visitors would love but most Filipinos dreaded.  The humidity makes us uncomfortable…

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Brugge – The Venice of Belgium

Brugge, the ‘venice’ of Belgium   My visit to Brugge one summer was my very first land trip to Europe.  It was actually a car and ferry boat trip from Dover in Kent.  For some travelers, this maybe an ordinary commute from England to France or vice versa but…

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