Author Archives: George Augustine

Best Places to Stay in Venice, Italy

Lodging is abundant in Venice, but tends to be expensive and frequently booked up, especially during high season – April to August. So plan ahead and book rooms well in advance especially between May and October.     Best Places … Continue reading

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Most Romantic Places in the World to Propose (III)

"Yes!" It's such a powerful word that it can bring men to their knees. A word that they hope to hear when that big moment arrives. To set the stage to pop the "M" question, here are some of the … Continue reading

Best Cities to Visit in China (VIII): Shanghai

Best Cities to Visit in China: Shanghai   "No other city fell to communism in so feverish a whirl of pleasure, dissoluteness, rapacity, and squalor…those who witnessed it will almost certainly never see its like again." – Pan Ling, In … Continue reading

Greatest Beach Towns on America’s East Coast (I)

From the North Atlantic to the Gulf of Mexico, the United States east coast offers up some of the world's most spectacular beaches. Dotted along its sandy shore are wonderful towns and exciting regions playing host to millions of visitors … Continue reading

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (IV)

Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Hotel Dona Camilla Savelli – Converted convent by Borromini   It’s not every day you can stay in a convent designed by Borromini. The Dona Camilla Savelli was designed in the 17th century … Continue reading

Tourist Attractions in Bangkok, Thailand (II)

With over seven million inhabitants, Bangkok is one of the largest cities in the world. Bangkok is loud, hot, chaotic, full of people and noise. At the same time it is a city of temples, friendly people and exotic smells, … Continue reading

Most Romantic Places in the World to Propose (II)

"Yes!" It's such a powerful word that it can bring men to their knees. A word that they hope to hear when that big moment arrives. To set the stage to pop the "M" question, here are some of the … Continue reading

Best Places to Stay in Peru (I)

Peru, officially known as the Republic of Peru, is a fascinating country located in South America. It was home to ancient cultures spanning from the Norte Chico civilization – one of the oldest in the world, to the Inca Empire, … Continue reading

Best regards, Twisted Perfectionism

Best Cities to Visit in China: Kunming   The capital of Yunnan province, Kunming is often dubbed "the city of eternal spring". Sitting at an altitude of 6207 feet (1892m) and ideally situated between the jungles of Southeast Asia and … Continue reading

Best Bath Houses & Pools in Budapest, Hungary (VII)

Best Bath Houses & Pools in Budapest, Hungary: Rudas Bath House – Turkish-style thermal bathing   Of Budapest’s Turkish baths, the 16th century Rudas is arguably the most beautiful. Its ten-meter-high domed ceiling has small pieces of colored glass allowing … Continue reading