The Wanderlost Traveler https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com Travel and recipes from around the world Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:54:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cropped-Wanderlost-Logo-compass-512px-PNG-32x32.png The Wanderlost Traveler https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com 32 32 BANGKOK – DAMNOEN SADUAK FLOATING MARKET https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-damnoen-saduak-floating-market/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-damnoen-saduak-floating-market/#respond Mon, 07 Dec 2015 02:29:37 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1538 Monic, our private tour guide, arrived at our hotel with a driver before 7:00 a.m. to take Carolyn, Efren, and me on a tour of the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Old Bangkok, and Chinatown. Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak is about a 1-1/2 hour drive, but the time flew by while Monic gave us some history […]

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BANGKOK MARKETS AND WAT PHO https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-markets-and-wat-pho/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-markets-and-wat-pho/#comments Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:27:46 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1443 Do you know how both nervous and excited I was to meet my tour buddies for the first time? You never really know if you are going to mesh with the group but I have to tell you, we all hit it off immediately from the moment we said our first hellos. I was thrilled! […]

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BANGKOK – THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-the-city-that-never-sleeps/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/bangkok-the-city-that-never-sleeps/#comments Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:00:33 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1317 I arrived at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport early in the morning. I was thankful to be wide awake after an 18-hour flight because I wanted to explore Bangkok during the day and I had paid for a tour that evening. I wasn’t thrilled, however, when I was approached by an airport official telling me that my […]

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BARCELONA – SAGRADA FAMILIA AND FLAMENCO https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/barcelona-sagrada-familia-and-flamenco/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/barcelona-sagrada-familia-and-flamenco/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 23:08:59 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1223 I woke up before sunrise in Barcelona because I had reserved the earliest time slot to tour Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia. You’ll be happy to know that there is no need to wake up that early to stand in line for the earliest reservation. I quickly discovered that as soon as the gates open, all hell […]

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BARCELONA – LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/barcelona-love-at-first-sight/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/barcelona-love-at-first-sight/#comments Sat, 03 Oct 2015 10:34:55 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1119 I remembered that I needed more toothpaste while I was walking back to my hotel to grab my luggage before heading to the train station. I saw a farmacia along the way and stepped inside. I saw the boxes of oral care products along the back wall. Seeing that they were written in Spanish, I […]

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ZARAGOZA – A STUDY OF CONTRASTS https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/zaragoza/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/zaragoza/#comments Mon, 21 Sep 2015 21:08:48 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=1066 After my fun last evening eating dinner in Madrid with several of my VaughanTown friends, I headed out to the Madrid Atocha train station early the next morning with my buddy, Pat (from VaughanTown) to catch separate trains. I was on my way to Zaragoza! I must say that I could get used to public […]

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VAUGHANTOWN IN TRUJILLO, SPAIN https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/vaughantown-in-trujillo-spain/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/vaughantown-in-trujillo-spain/#comments Sat, 12 Sep 2015 12:15:02 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=860 Unless I’m mistaken, I believe that all of the Anglos in VaughanTown Trujillo walked with the Spaniards to Plaza Mayor every day during our one-to-one sessions.  Because of our hour-long time constraints, they were always short walks, but we made the most of our time, walking up and through the streets to see what was […]

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VAUGHANTOWN – MAKING NEW FRIENDS IN SPAIN https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/vaughantown-spain/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/vaughantown-spain/#comments Wed, 09 Sep 2015 21:14:52 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=745 I rushed back to my hotel from Madrid Centre to freshen up for the first event of what I knew would be a week of fun. Let me give you some background information first…. I met a lovely couple at a travel show in February of 2014. They told me that they had recently traveled […]

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MADRID – THE CENTRAL DISTRICT AND ALMUDENA CATHEDRAL https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/madrid-central-district/ https://www.wanderlosttraveler.com/madrid-central-district/#comments Sat, 05 Sep 2015 21:43:19 +0000 http://www.thymefortwo.com/?p=733 After lunch at La Buha, I only had a few hours to see what I could of Madrid on foot because I was attending an event that evening.  I decided to return to Catedral de la Almudena, or Almudena Cathedral, which is located directly across from the Royal Palace of Madrid. Wait…I just noticed something: […]

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