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Mar232017

Gdansk Free Walking Tour sightseeing day

Gdansk, Poland is the first European city ‘free walking tour’ I actually planned to attend out of my free walking tours in five different cities during the past year. Timing helped as I learned about the free guided walk at the Gdansk Tourist Information center. I was standing 50 meters from the tour starting point…

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Mar212017

Sofia, Bulgaria Street Scenes

The idea for this post came to me after reading a comment about the neighborhood view from my hotel room at Ramada Sofia looking depressing. Bulgaria is a poor country, one of the poorest in Europe. There are some great shopping deals, some interesting and old architecture, and a culture to experience interacting with people…

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Mar202017

Ramada Sofia Bulgaria trip report

For my February trip to Sofia, Bulgaria I booked three different hotel stays for the same dates with reservations for Radisson Blu Sofia on a 2-for-1 rate, Starwood’s Sofia Balkan Hotel on a Cash & Points rate and Ramada Sofia City Centre on Wyndham Rewards GoFast rate. Why did I choose to keep the Ramada…

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Mar172017

Ireland walks

St. Patrick’s Day today and I will be away from my computer most of this day. Here are articles from my November-December 2014 trip to Dublin and Athlone, Ireland where I stayed at Radisson Blu hotels. The most memorable part of the trip for me was a day walking the Bray to Greystones cliff walk…

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Feb282017

Rocking out in Sofia

On my third day in Sofia, Bulgaria, after my third beer of the day, it suddenly felt like I found myself in the beating pulse of this city. I had probably walked more than 25 miles on Sofia’s city streets and through parks during my brief time in the city. Then, on Monday afternoon I…

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