Moscow Moments

Gum Department Store Red Square, Kremlin, Metro and the Russian Orthodox Churches For our journey to Moscow, we traveled by train from St. Petersburg. The Sapsan, Russia’s fast train took four hours, was very comfortable and had a dining car. Because we traveled in the late afternoon it was already dark and we were not […]

Globetrotting in Southeast Asia:Laos

As a post tour after our Enchanting Vietnam and Cambodia tour, ten of us ventured on to Laos. Vientiane is the capital city.  Our guide, Saly, had to load our luggage via the back window of the little orange bus.  We then spend the day visiting many temples with amazing Buddas. on to The charming […]

Globetrotting in Southeast Asia:Hanoi City Highlights

A day in Hanoi will include an understanding of Confusionism, Buddhism, and Taoism with visits to Temples and Pagodas. A sombering visit to Ho Chi Mihn, and an invigorating rickshaw ride surround by thousands of motor scooters.

Globetrotting in Southeast Asia: Hanoi War Museums

Long our guide points out where the real war took place.Our in-depth study of the Vietnam War began at the Maison Central better known as the Hanoi Hilton Prison. Our guide Long shared stories told to him by his father who was a Col. in the North Vietnam army.  When we visited the War museum […]

GLOBETROTTING IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

January 11, 2018 Departing for Southeast Asia While I won’t be arriving in Southeast Asia on elephant back, instead it will be aboard EVA Airlines, which is an airline based in Taiwan. I was in Thailand in 2015, and was so eager to return to Southeast Asia.  Today it becomes a reality. So, after 15 […]