Masterpiece Art Fair 2018, London – A Day Well-spent

Head of Serapis / 2nd Century AD / Marble The good thing about being near London is the easy access to local and international events held in different venues within the city.  I’ll never get tired of London.  Rain or shine, whatever the season in…

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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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Barcelona – A Short Holiday Experience

  July 2014 – We spent a short holiday in Sta. Susanna, Barcelona, Spain.  It was a last minute decision but we found a reasonable deal.  We needed some sun and a week would be plenty.   We arrived at Girona Airport in Costa Brava…

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