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4 Ways to Travel with a Mobile Phone If you want to travel to outside your own country you are probably going to want to keep in touch with someone. Maybe you want the convenience of calling for confirmation of bookings, or maybe you want to call home. If you are on a trip with […]

The Oktoberfest Experience

Hippodrom tent at Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest Experience, an Essay I am on a train underground with what feels like several hundred people, or maybe a thousand. A few of my friends with me are dressed in their lederhosen and dirndls, the traditional dress of Bavaria, and a few of us are in regular street clothes. We are heading through […]

Plan your next big trip or two –...

Globe

Do you have that big dream of taking a trip through Europe? How about seeing the Great Wall, or skiing in Chile? Maybe you dream of a secluded cabin somewhere in the wilds of Canada. Whatever your big ideas, don’t discount them because they are too big, too expensive, or think that you’ll do that […]

How a Passport Changed My Life

US Passports

A call out of the blue A friend called me up on the phone to ask if I had a passport. I replied that I did not. “Go get one NOW and get it expedited if you have to”, he said. “British Airways just started service from Denver to London and they have a crazy introductory fare […]

Craft Brewing in Denver, Colorado

Three small glasses of craft brew

Craft brewing has got to be one of the top tourism draws in Denver, and if it isn’t, it should be. Besides hosting the Great American Beer Festival in October, Denver has become a hotbed of brewing activity with some very small to pretty large scale craft breweries producing some really good and adventurous beers. […]

Book Review: Long Way Round

I know this isn’t a new book. In fact, it was written eight years ago, so it’s probably not “news” to anyone, but it was a great adventure and I loved reading every minute. Long Way Round Chasing Shadows Across the World by Ewan McGregor & Charlie Boorman A travel adventure by two celebrities my […]

How to Avoid Jet Lag

Jet at gate

A Personal Encounter with Jet Lag The first time I traveled to London I had no regard for jet lag. Sure, I had heard of it, but I was young and I didn’t really think that it would affect me. This was my first trip overseas and my friend in London with whom I was […]

6 Tips for Keeping a Travel Journal

6 Tips for Keeping a Travel Journal

When I started traveling with my wife we were in our early twenties. Actually, she wasn’t even my wife when we first started to travel! It was on a trip to Virginia and Colonial Williamsburg where I proposed and luckily she said yes. That part of the trip is still vivid in my memory, but […]

Why do I love travel?

Why do I love travel?

I wouldn’t say that I am the most widely traveled person in the world. Actually, by no stretch of the imagination, but I have traveled around the United States and a few countries abroad, and I spend a lot of my time thinking and daydreaming of my “escape”. I guess that is the best way […]