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Where to Stay in Cancun:  JW Marriott Resort & Spa
Cancun / Mexico / Reviews

Where to Stay in Cancun: JW Marriott Resort & Spa

This review of JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa is based on a two week stay over the Christmas holidays.  This gave us ample time to put our room to the test, sample the restaurants, use amenities, interact with the staff for regular daily needs as well as for more specific outing requests.  Hopefully this … Continue reading

Welcome to Cancun: Airport Arrival
Cancun / Mexico

Welcome to Cancun: Airport Arrival

Our travel to Cancun, Mexico was not one of my long-hoped-for and much-planned trips.  It was a somewhat short-notice change after the hurricanes came through this year.  Partially because of that, when we arrived in Cancun we were just relying on following signs and general intuition to get ourselves settled.  So, let me share with … Continue reading

Burano: Doors & Windows
Italy / Venice

Burano: Doors & Windows

There is no question that Burano island in Venice, Italy, is a photographer’s paradise, and that holds true for the Windows and Doors.  Burano’s bold splashes of color with brights juxtaposed on brights draws any artistic soul in, and leads them up and down the streets and alleyways.  I’ve always photographed doors while traveling.  And, … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Make Time for Burano in Venice, Italy
Italy / Venice

7 Reasons to Make Time for Burano in Venice, Italy

Before we arrived in Venice, I knew Burano was a must see for me.  Just a quick internet perusal showed me the colorful homes, the canal reflections… and it would be something I regretted deeply if I didn’t make the time to visit. So, I’m going to share some of the reasons it’s worth making … Continue reading

Rialto Market: Food, Culture and History in the Heart of Venice, Italy
Italy / Venice

Rialto Market: Food, Culture and History in the Heart of Venice, Italy

I am a big fan of food markets when I travel, and the market at Rialto was on my Must-See list.  Not only has the market on the curve of the Grand Canal in Venice been in continuous operation since 1079AD, but the Rialto area has a long and fascinating history that begs to be … Continue reading

17 Distinctive Windows of Venice
Italy / Venice

17 Distinctive Windows of Venice

Today, I am sharing some photography of Windows of Venice, Italy.  As a blogger, I will at times visit a place with a rough idea of certain posts that I will probably write.  I’ve planned my time, picked the sites I want to see, and can pretty much predict I will do a post about … Continue reading

Venice: Piazza San Marco’s 9 Hidden Treasures
Italy / Venice

Venice: Piazza San Marco’s 9 Hidden Treasures

Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, was first created during the 9th century AD as a small square in front of St. Mark’s Basilica.  A canal and dock that initially separated this small space from the palace was filled in 1174, and was bricked over in 1294.  It wasn’t until 1735, nearly one thousand years … Continue reading