"Travel: My passion" deeper_blue's Profile
I have been lucky enough to visit 54 countries (plus UK) across 5 continents.
Here's my summary
Mar 2014 Belfast & Dublin
Nov 2013 Paris, Berlin & Wroclaw
Sep 2013 Hungary, Croatia cruising & Italy
Sep-Dec 2011 Munich to Chiang Mai overland
July 2011 Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Dec 2010 Marrakesh-Porto
Sep 2010 Riga-Krakow
Dec 2009-Mar 2010 Ushuaia to Bogota overland
Feb/Mar 2009 Luang Prabang to Singapore
Nov 2008 Manila & Puerto Galera
Sep 2007 Hong Kong &Taipei
Jul 2007 Odessa & Chisinau
Feb 2007 Torun, Gdansk & Malbork
Jun 2006 San Antonio, Austin, South Padre
Mar 2006 Mediterranean/Adriatic Preamble
Feb 2005 Vienna & Bratislava
Sep 2004 Lake Bohinj & Plitvice Lakes
May 2003 Prague to Moscow
Nov 2002 First steps (Paris,Barcelona,Seville,Marrakesh,Prague,Budapest)
I am currently 3 years behind on my tips, sorry.
South America coming soon!
It is never easy to choose your stand out destinations . Sometimes it's a special place because of the people you meet or the atmosphere you get. Other times the sights and sounds are important. Personally I really enjoy places where it is so different and culturally rich from what you are used to.
In no particular order here are my gems.
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Rep
Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
El Calafate, Argentina
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Hong Kong, PRC
Luang Prabang, Laos
When I travel, I try to learn at least some survival language rather than rely on English
The two essentials have to be "thank you " and "cheers" because tourists should always be polite and they should all be able to toast!
Here is the list of languages I have "mastered"
French : Merci/Sante
Spanish : Gracias/Salud
German : Danke/Prost
Italian : Grazi/Salute
Arabic : Bislama/Shrokran
Russian : Spasiba/ Na zd'rovye
Bulgarian : Blagodaria/Na zdrave
Romanian : Multumesc/Noroc
Hungarian : Koszonom/Egeszsegedre
Chinese : Xie xie/Ganbei
Tagalog : Salamat/Mabuhay
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- 1,120 Reviews
- 909 Photos
- 44 Countries
- 138 Cities
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updated their Profile Page "Travel: My passion"
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Top 10 Pages
- London Intro, 35 reviews, 29 photos
- Prague Intro, 33 reviews, 31 photos
- Berlin Intro, 30 reviews, 24 photos
- Budapest Intro, 29 reviews, 24 photos
- Taipei Intro, 28 reviews, 23 photos
- Varna Intro, 24 reviews, 18 photos
- Krakow Intro, 21 reviews, 17 photos
- Manchester Intro, 21 reviews, 14 photos
- Moscow Intro, 18 reviews, 14 photos
- Bangkok Intro, 16 reviews, 13 photos