May 2016

50 Interesting Facts about Cuba

May 29, 2016

In anticipation of my first visit to Cuba via a fathom cruise, I wanted to learn a little more about the country located only 93 miles from Florida where the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean meet. My advance research yielded these interesting tidbits on Cuba. 50 Interesting Facts about Cuba 1. […]

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Riding the Maokong Gondola in Taipei, Taiwan

May 24, 2016

Maokong, the famous tea-producing area in southeast Taipei, is best reached by a ride on the Maokong Gondola. We rode the Gondola during a late-April visit to Taiwan. To reach the Maokong Gondola, we took the MKT Brown Line (#1) from the Jiannan Road station near our Taipei Marriott hotel to the Taipei Zoo Station at […]

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Visiting the Raohe Street Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan

May 2, 2016

While researching Taipei, Taiwan, prior to our recent visit, we learned from a number of sources that we should make a point to visit a night market. Night markets are were locals and some tourists head for street food, entertainment, shopping and socializing. Within Taipei, you will find at least nine different night markets (this article provides […]

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