Category: Asia / Pacific

Announcing that World Thru Our Eyes now has its own Facebook & Twitter Page

It has been recently brought to my attention that I should create both a Facebook and a Twitter Page for this website.  And, this is just a quick post to announce that we have created a World Thru Our Eyes page in both locations. So, please, please follow these links to LIKE our Page on Facebook ...

How to See 6 Countries, 3 Continents, and 1 Boat for 16 Nights in April

For Amanda's birthday this year in April, we chose to do a back-to-back cruise with Holland America.  The first half of the cruise was  through the Greek Islands starting from Rome.  And, then once back to Rome, we started the 2nd half of the cruise through the Italian & French Riviera and to Tunisia and ...

The Perfect Excursion When Visiting Izmir in Turkey – Travel to Kusadasi and the Ancient City of Ephesus

On Day 4 of our cruise after Croatia, and before our stop in Greece, we stopped in the port of Kusadasi.  Located to the east of Greece along the eastern Mediterranean Sea is the port city of Kusadasi, Turkey. It is basically a beach resort area, but it is better known as the launching point ...

How to Travel to 2 Continents and 4 Countries by 1 Boat

2 continents (Europe & Asia) & 4 countries in one week!! When we learned that Amanda's mother Sheila was coming to visit us in Germany for the month of October, we planned a 7 day cruise to see several countries in one trip. This was our 3rd cruise (the others in the Caribbean and to ...

Travel to Seoul, South Korea & Tokyo, Japan

In May 2013, Amanda had an opportunity to travel from Germany to Seoul to Tokyo, and then back to Germany.  This was her first trip to Asia, and I have never been before.  The colors and sights look so vivid.  And, the food looks fantastic.  She was in Seoul for 5 days and Tokyo for ...

The metric system…it’s not that complicated! Easy Cheats to Convert English Measurements to Metric

For anyone that has ever traveled outside of the United States, you quickly realize that the metric system can be a bit confusing.  It still amazes me that the US is the only country that still uses only the English system of measurements.  Heck, even in England, both units of measure are used. Luckily, as ...