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Waxing Nostalgic @The Henry Hotel 

Meeting friends for a quiet dinner? How about this “new” discovery in busy F. B. Harrison Street in Pasay City? You won’t suspect there’s this urban oasis as you drive past the street gate into this spacious compound teeming with … Continue reading

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Hello, 2016!

What’s in store for 2016? Looking at the Calendar of Public Holidays, one is tempted to craft a Travel Itinerary to max out the vacation days. For me, it’s not relevant. I’m retired, remember? But such is not the case … Continue reading

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Doña Elvira In Plaza Sta. Cruz (Sevilla)

It’s in the song “Dos Cruces”, my friend says. The square in Barrio Santa Cruz here in Seville. And so the corner restaurant fronting the plaza bears its name: Restaurante Doña Elvira. It’s a sad song, by the way. A … Continue reading

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Bar-Hopping In Sevilla

We arrived in Sevilla thinking PORK and VINO. Please don’t judge us. We just spent 2 weeks in pork-less Morocco and we were thirsting for our alcoholic bebidas. As soon as we checked in at our AirBnb apartment in the … Continue reading

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Eating Around San Sebastian, Spain

San Sebastian. All they said and wrote about you are correct. The seascape. The old town charm. The food!          There were many choices in Parte Vieja alone. It’s a struggle to peel ourselves away from this old town … Continue reading

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Homebased In Madrid

Call it a reunion. Tres pares y una soltera. Friends for over 3 decades meet in Madrid for a solid week of fun & foodtripping before going off on an insane trip with only a shadow of an itinerary.      … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Of Helsinki

We didn’t do justice to this Baltic State with our very brief visit. But our cruise ship sails out of this “Daughter of the Baltic” soon after lunch and we certainly didn’t plan on missing our boat!        Mannerheim … Continue reading

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