Serendipity trips tells you about how to travel the world on a dime and where to visit once you get there.
We enjoyed a short but sweet visit to Denmark in 2018. Our goal was to see some Viking historical sites, so we decided to bypass Copenhagen and go directly to the town of Roskilde in our rental car: driving in Denmark is very easy with light traffic and wide, smooth roads. Signage is good and [...]Read more
The western-most edge of France is a world apart from the big city experience of Paris that most of us associate with a visit to France. Brittany (Bretagne in French, Breizh in the local Breton language) is small-town and rural with many sea-side vacation spots popular with the French people. (As in most rural areas, [...]Read more
Cairo If you haven’t seen the Pyramids, you need to go! Prices in Egypt now are quite low, and things are safe for the alert traveler. However, it is good to be realistic. Cairo is a very crowded and much of the city can’t afford to keep the buildings, streets, or sidewalks clean. Most [...]Read more
Another awesome home exchange in August of 2016 in the cathedral town of Salisbury, 2 hours southwest of London. Our quaint semi-detached home (that means duplex in Brit-speak) was quiet and relaxing and within walking distance of the town center. The historic center of Salisbury is fun to explore on foot for the chance to [...]Read more
If you are in the Northwest of London area, you will undoubtedly visit Oxford, home of the “dreaming spires”. And a day spent exploring its lovely gardens and buildings is always delightful. Venture just a bit further west and you can spend a day exploring a truly magnificent palace: Blenheim. The family seat of [...]Read more