Category Archives: Travel

Grand Canyon in the Winter

A few weeks ago, we drove to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon from Las Vegas. It was a five-hour drive. So, if you’re a passenger and you don’t get car sick, I have a list at the end of … Continue reading

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Old Havana and Ernest Hemingway

Hotel Ambos Mundos We end our walking tour of Old Havana at Hotel Ambos Mundos (it’s the pink one) built in 1924. This hotel is popular because of Ernest Hemingway. He stayed in this hotel from 1932 to 1939. The hotel … Continue reading

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A Walk Around Old Havana: Plaza de la Catedral

Havana Cathedral The Havana Cathedral (also known as the Cathedral of The Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception, located in the Plaza de la Catedral) dates back to the mid-18th century built by the Jesuits. Most of the houses surrounding this plaza … Continue reading

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A Walk Around Old Havana: Plaza de San Francisco

On the way to Plaza de San Francisco, you’ll notice such diverse architecture styles but it all seems to work together adding to the charm of Old Havana. One of the neat hotels we saw along the way was Hotel … Continue reading

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A Walk Around Old Havana: The Old Square

It’s hard to believe we’re now in the middle of July. Been busy travelling during the first half of this year and towards the quarter end of last year. Didn’t plan it that way but that’s how it worked out … Continue reading

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Capitolio Nacional Cuba

Last week, I finally made it to Havana – a dream come true! It didn’t disappoint. What a vibrant city! If you ever get a chance, it’s a must see. Over the next few posts, we will visit Old Havana or in … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in San Francisco

San Francisco is a walkable city but some may find the steep streets a bit of a challenge. When we were there a couple of years ago with our parents, we didn’t do as much walking as we did when it … Continue reading

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