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Obvious assumptions with Greece in crisis: Greece is as beautiful as it ever was and prices are down, if you're willing to do essentially everything in cash and to carry lots of Euros. This ought to be an ideal time to go, especially if you feel solidarity with the... See More
I had a couple of days' glimpse of Lagos, Nigeria back in 1977. I remember it as dirty, violent, chaotic, overcrowded (even then, at about 400,000 -- now it's 18 million people) and generally angry -- I felt it justified its reputation as the worst city on Earth.... See More
Sir John Soane's Museum in London is a strange little experience. Soane took collecting stuff right up to the border line between obsession and lunacy, before collecting became a mainstream preoccupation. His antiquities are presented at his former... See More
We stayed in the Hotel Silberhorn in Lauterbrunnen, and were very satisfied. Murren and Wengen appeared to have their own charms -- Wengen seemed to be favored by the wealthier travelers -- but I can't comment on them with any... See More
OK, this is a little off the point of your question. I assumed a lot of people would mention Czech Republic, Belgium, UK and the USA. But there are countries you don't think of right away that have thriving, under-the-radar beer cultures, and one is Italy. If you happen... See More