Places I Want To Explore Again
Collected by DJ
14 Market St, Cold Spring, NY 10516, USA
As the Hudson river snaked around Constitution Island, 55 miles north of Manhattan, I imagined that I was an intrepid sailor on a Dutch East India company vessel sailing around the bend 400 years ago. But not for long. As waves lashed around me I...
Münsterhof 2, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland
This small, elegant church near Paradeplatz has been around since 853, but it wasn’t until 1970 when it received its crowning touch: five glorious stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall when he was in his 80s. Also not to be missed: Augusto...
35 Hobson St, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
The former Farmers department store in the heart of Auckland is the place to stay when visiting this city. The Heritage Auckland has a variety of rooms with great facilities, beautiful local art work on each floor, and spectacular views across the...
8 Boulevard Beaumarchais, 75011 Paris, France
Fashion designer Stella Cadente has a wild imagination, one which she explored full tilt when she was asked to design the rooms in the right bank's recently renovated Hotel Original. Upon entering the 19th century building, situated between...
80067 Sorrento, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
Chanteclers Trattoria Via S.M. della Pieta, 38 80067 Sorrento- This place had delicious, traditional, fresh food and friendly service at very inexpensive prices. It is a small family run business. Luigi's grandmother originally bought the building...
Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Lungo, 1473, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy
When you put down your map in Venice and stroll without any worry or inhibitions you'll be surprised at what you will find and see. A ruined doorway divorced from its original building, inhabitants walking home with their children from school or a...
Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Sometimes all it take to make a road famous are eight, tight hairpin turns. This one way street was designed in this manner to compensate for the steep incline (27 degrees) of the hill it’s on. Traffic on the hairpin area is reserved for eastbound...
Herengracht 427, 1017 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands
Exploring Amsterdam aboard a canal boat is an iconic way to see the sights, with myriad tours and cruises plying the 65 miles of waterways that lattice the city. From many spots you can join simple, hour-long cruises with narrators describing...
Meatpacking District, New York, NY 10014, USA
The Hi Line just keeps getting better. The hard part? Finding a time to go when it is not mobbed. Planted with native NY flowering plants and grasses, something new is always blooming and a few feet above the pavement on the old elevated roadway,...
Piazza della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
This imposing building has served as Florence’s town hall since Medici times. Until the 15th century, it was the tallest edifice in the city with a 95-meter-high tower (Brunelleschi’s dome on the cathedral surpassed it). It is attributed to...
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