Category Archives: Restaurants

Other Sleeping and Dining Options, Kyoto, Japan

September – October, 2017 While staying in a ryokan is a great way to experience Japanese culture and cuisine, sometimes you just want a normal bed and a place to hang out in the afternoon other than on a tatami … Continue reading

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An Evening at Tempura Endo, Kyoto, Japan

October 4, 2017 Tempura Endo is an upscale tempura restaurant where a seat at the bar gets you a front row view of the tempura master in action. However, this sounds more exciting than it really is. Only a few … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Graskop, Blyde Canyon, South Africa

August 20-23, 2016 Westlodge We stayed three nights in the honeymoon suite recuperating from jetlag after the long flights from the States. This low key yet attentive establishment fit the bill perfectly. The room was spacious and quiet. There was … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Ljubljana, Slovenia

June 20, 2016 The Slamic B&B made a good base for us as it is walking distance from both the bus/train station where we dropped the rental car and the town center and old town. The rooms are quiet, average … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Kranjska Gora, Julian Alps, Slovenia

June 13-19, 2016 I chose Kranjska Gora as our home base in the Julian Alps due to its proximity to the region’s highest peaks, including Triglav, the highest. It’s a pleasant ski resort that retains some semblance of a normal … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Rovinj, Istria, Croatia

June 12, 2016 Dall’ Antiquario Apartment The small studio is conveniently located on a quiet square in the middle of the old town. It has an Ikea feel, but is clean and comfortable except for a few poor design features. … Continue reading

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Plitvice Lakes Nat’l Park, Croatia – Logistics and Other Tips

June 11, 2016 Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes   After days of sunshine the weather had turned turbulent with thunderstorms predicted over the next several days for much of the country. Judging by the green, green landscape in the … Continue reading

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