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Inka Piegsa-Quischotte

My name is Inka Piegsa-Quischotte is a freelance travel writer and photographer. She wants to encourage female baby boomers who, in theory, love to travel but do not yet really dare to go out and actually DO it.

Venice in Winter: Intrigue and Mystery

Venice in Winter Winter is a fine season to visit Venice. Finally, I get to mingle with actual Venetians, to rub shoulders with them on numerous vaporetto rides along the canals and to the islands and to haggle amongst Venetians over delicious fruit and vegetables at the markets at the foot of the Rialto bridge. More …

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Hints for Traveling the World as a Single Woman

I have been traveling the world as a single woman for the many years. I have been to North Africa, Turkey, the Middle East, the Caribbean, the US and nearly every European country, always on my own and accumulating a wealth of experiences and insights along the way. I made mistakes and have leaned from …

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London on Foot: a Haunted House and Jack the Ripper

There are endless possibilities for discovering London on foot, but this time I felt a need to indulge in an exploration of  the macabre. Evoke before your inner eye the image of swirling London fog barely penetrated by the yellow light of gas street lamps. Imagine unsavory characters up to no good lurking in the depth …

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Walking Over and Around London’s Tower Bridge

The beauty of London is that which ever direction you walk, you will quickly find yourself in either one of its countless parks and squares full of trees, flowers and monuments; or on the banks of the mighty River Thames. The Thames, which meanders through central London, is one of the city’s most famous landmarks and the emblematic Tower Bridge is it’s most well known …

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