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The French Riviera (Cannes and Monaco) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Photo Blog When visiting the beautiful port City of Cannes, home of the famous namesake film festival, you must check out the neighboring country of Monaco. There is no immigration check to enter/exit Monaco and it can be easily reached by train, car and boat from Cannes. For a rush tour, a half-day will […]

| June 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italy travel on budget

Architectural Beauty of Fiorenza (Florence) | Budget Adventure Travel

click on any image below to view large size slideshow and my tips & commentary Because I was in Florence and Pisa for only for 7 hours as part of port of call of the cruise ship, it was a rush job getting through so much. The port town of Livorno is located about 1 […]

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

When in Rome do as I do! | Budget Adventure Travel

Yes, seriously! I mean it. Especially if you are a first time tourist in this city and have limited time on hand to explore the colossal and historic magnificence of Rome and Vatican City. I will admit, I have never been as enchanted by any city I have been to so far as much as […]

| March 27, 2016 | 5 Comments

Navigating with the local Don of Amalfi Coast and Pompeii

Michele is a big Don of southern Italy. Meet Don Michele (pronounced MEE-KHAIL-LAA). According to the custom of this region the word ‘Don’ is used as a courtesy title before the name of an important┬áman. As I learnt during my tour, Michele is indeed a very important man in the Amalfi Coast. First, he knows […]

| March 24, 2016 | 2 Comments

Monaco

The French Riviera (Cannes and Monaco) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Photo Blog When visiting the beautiful port City of Cannes, home of the famous namesake film festival, you must check out the neighboring country of Monaco. There is no immigration check to enter/exit Monaco and it can be easily reached by train, car and boat from Cannes. For a rush tour, a half-day will […]

| June 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Spain Travel Adventure

Santa Tecla Festival of Tarragona | Budget Adventure Travel

There are 3 things you absolutely must see and experience when in Spain. The Bull Race in Pamplona Bullfighting in Madrid Annual Santa Tecla street festival in Tarragona, Catalonia I could not experience #1 and #2 (yet!!!) but I know even if I did, I would still enjoy #3, which I did, the most! I […]

| April 25, 2016 | 6 Comments

Barcelona Love | Budget Adventure Travel

Other than Miami, the City of Barcelona is the only other place whose architecture has enchanted me so much. I became fascinated with cool designs and architecture after I saw the work of Karim Rashid (with whom I also had the privilege of meeting!). I arrived in the City from Madrid to meet up with […]

| March 4, 2016 | 4 Comments
The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

The Cheapo’s guide to doing Madrid in 2 days | Budget Adventure Travel

Travel Adventures | Love These So what’s up with Spaniards and their love for White Bread!!!! Somebody please tell me! Travel Adventures | Cutting Back? Like didn’t they get memo about cutting back on white bread? My #1 CHEAPO advice to all health conscious North American wannabe travelers to Spain – Carry BROWN bread from […]

| March 1, 2016 | 6 Comments

Oman

Oman, an oasis in the desert | Budget Adventure Travel

The world as we know it is polarized – Haves & Have-nots, Democratic & Autocratic, Conservative & Liberal, Libertarian & Totalitarian etc. Growing up, I always imagined if there is any place left in this world that follows a middle-of-the-road path to growth, commerce, social welfare, sustainability and environment policy. After I discovered the Sultanate […]

| April 19, 2016 | 18 Comments