Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Lyrical Landscape along the Danube River

The famous Blue Danube Waltz, by Austrian composer Johann Strauss II, glorifies the beauty of the river with implied romance and a lyrical twist. As I recently set out on two wheels along the riverside path with my avid cyclist … Continue reading

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Galway: Golly “g”

A gateway to Ireland’s west region, Galway City offers a curious blend of Gaelic tradition and modern style, from thatched roof cottages to the glitz and glamour of the five-star g hotel.  A visual odyssey, the hotel’s reception is a striking … Continue reading

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Alpine Adventures in Bavaria

Germany’s Oktoberfest brings more than five million revelers to Munich each year for the celebrated beer hall experience. Should one wish to add a healthy dose of fresh mountain air and awe-inspiring scenery to the liter steins of beer, brats … Continue reading

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