Wangfujing “Snack” Street, Beijing


Starfish Anyone?


(Beijing, CHINA) I heard that Chinese food in China is very different than Chinese Food in the United States.  On my last day of my visit to Beijing… I learned just how different it is.

One of my favorite parts of any trip is the food.
On a scale of 1 to 10 rating adventurous eaters, I used to think I was about a 7 or 8.   My major aversion is eggs (it’s rooted in a bad experience with a fried egg as a kid).

But on my vacation to Beijing, I learned I’m more of a 5 or 6.

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Four Days In Berlin


The Brandenberg Gate

Berlin is a city that is steeped in history.  Yet it remains a cutting edge capital of politics, arts, and culture. For the casual traveler, it’s a city that is very easy to navigate and is full of plenty of places to see, great food to eat and lots to experience.

On our four day visit, we cover plenty of ground in and around the city. Based on our short stay, we summarize a few easy ways to get from place to place. And, we  share a few of the discoveries we make along the way.

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