Others N. America

PANAMA – 100 Years of Panama Canal

The year 2014 was the year that the Panama Canal had been in operation for 100 years. So what’s a better year than to visit the Panama Canal? During my stopover of three full days in Panama in November 2014 I also visited the Panama Canal. [read more]

Panama-Embera-Tribe
Others N. America

PANAMA – Visiting the indigenous Embera tribe

Visiting the indigenous Embera tribe is a must-do one day trip if you are in Panama city. From Panama city you can visit some village just an hour or two out of the city. This makes it a great day trip to learn about the [read more]

USA - Chicago
USA - Midwest

USA – Chicago (2013.08.14 – 2013.08.21)

A trip to the US which was for business in Chicago. UNESCO World Heritage Sites visited: none (see all UNESCO sites here) Day 1 through 5 – Business Conference time! Day 6 through 8 – Sightseeing & Departure I did visit Chicago before (2011) but this year travelled [read more]

USA - New York
USA - Northeast

USA – New York (2012.08.08 – 2012.08.16)

A trip to the US which was for business in Philladelphia, visiting a friend in Detroit area and a sightseeing trip in New York. Only the last part something in this blog. UNESCO World Heritage Sites visited: none (see all UNESCO sites here) Day 1 through [read more]

USA - Chicago
USA - Midwest

USA – Exploring the Chicago architecture

A combined business and leisure trip. Explored the city with a business colleague and did good business in the meantime! After went to see an old friend who lives close to Detroit. I arrived in the afternoon, settled in and had a great dinner after. [read more]

Boston - City - USA
USA - Northeast

USA – Boston one day by foot and duck tour

Mainly a business trip with a one day off after business to check out Boston. Day 1 through 7 – Arrival & Business Arrival from Amsterdam by KLM and direct to business. Day 8 – Sightseeing in Boston After a week of business a short [read more]

Rodeo Drive
USA - West

USA – Los Angeles and the rich and famous

The primary reason to visit Los Angeles was for business. On this trip I decided to add two additional days to explore the city, Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Santa Monica. The first five days I was busy on a conference, meeting after meeting. It was [read more]