Aerial skyline view of London along the Thames at sunset, England UK United Kingdom

Lesser Known but Fascinating Places to Visit on Your Next London Vacation

Arguably the world’s most interesting and unique city, London needs time to get to know it, even after several visits. For those frequent visitors (or even first-time visitors) on a London vacation, here are suggestions to consider to enhance your next stay in this amazing metropolis.  I have lived and worked in London and thought […]

Pathway leading to the windmills of Kinderdijk, near Rotterdam, Netherlands

5 Cities You Should Visit on Netherlands Tours (that aren’t Amsterdam!)

Ah, Amsterdam! The city wrapped in romantic canals and progressive values, where you can spend the day immersed in timeless artworks and maritime history before enjoying one of Europe’s liveliest cities after dark. Everyone wants to visit here once in their lifetime, and that… gets a bit exhausting for the locals. I’m not saying for […]

Christian Baines - Morning exercises before the crowds arrive, Nairobi National Park, Kenya 538

An Urban Kenya Safari in Nairobi

Don’t skip Nairobi on your Kenya safari adventure. It’s tempting to bypass Africa’s big cities when you can’t wait to hit the safari trail. But even if Africa’s cities aren’t its most famous destinations, each moves with its own rhythm, offering a culture and energy all its own. Nairobi is one of the more tourist-ready […]