World Traveller 73


The highlight of South America was exploring the ruins of Machu Picchu. Despite it being a popular tourist attraction, it’s still worth an extended visit on any trip through South America. This post is one chapter in our trip to Peru and Chile via Air Canada Executive First (Business Class). This trip was booked using Air Canada e-upgrades to upgrade into Air Canada International Executive First class. For more information on how… Read More

Attraction Visit: Shwedagon Paya, Yangon, Myanmar “The Shwedagon Paya is the main event in Yangon. It’s beautiful colours of gold sparkle under the warm sun. Plan to spend several hours visiting here. Sunset photographers will be generously rewarded.” Our next day brought rain showers but we managed to make it out to the main event: the Shwedagon Paya. The dome here is the most sacred Buddhist site in Myanmar and the stupa… Read More

City Visit: Marrakech, Morocco – Part II We had a leisurely wake up this morning and took in breakfast. Since this was an actual holiday, we ended up relaxing on the roof top of the riad for the start of the second day and enjoying all the heat that North Africa had to offer. A walking tour of Marrakech, Morocco: In the early afternoon, after the heat of the day had passed,… Read More

City Visit: Marrakech, Morocco – Part I A walking tour of Marrakech, Morocco After we had refreshed, and MrsWT73 had taken a small nap thanks to the early wake up and late nights of Spanish entertainment, we headed out for a walk around the old area of Marrakech. The Anayela riad was kind enough to supply us with a map and a Moroccan cell phone with the riad’s and driver’s number pre-programmed… Read More

Region Visit: Nesjavillir to Dyrhólaey, Iceland. We woke up at about 8 AM. I peeked outside the windows and the view was clear blue. I was super stoked since the weather had been a bit foul up to now. The Route: The day ended up looking like this. The times are a return trip. The route ended up being more spectacular than the Golden Circle and I would recommend this route over… Read More

City Visit: To Bremen for Lunch, Germany After a few days in Hannover, it was time for something different. After MrsWT73’s late wake up after a lengthy work dinner and evening socializing / networking, we hit the road at a leisurely noon. We checked out of the Novotel and put all the bags in the trunk of the Audi. The Route and Getting there: We headed north on the A7 towards Bremen…. Read More

City Visit: Christmas Markets in Hanover, Germany – Part II I took in today doing a little shopping. Being a work day, MrsWT73 was in meetings all day. I took the U Train downtown and engaged in a little retail therapy. There were great deals on Great deals on European brands like Scotch and Soda (from Amsterdam) among others. I later returned to the hotel to drop everything off. It was the… Read More