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All week long I’ve been walking around with little smile on my face thanks to last week’s post about drinking beer with the locals of the world. In the search for pictures to go with that post, I came across a picture of O’Neill’s, King’s Cross, London. I love that place! Now, right now, you’re thinking that this is going to be a blog post about drinking beer, and people and an… Read More

Before I get into this one, I want to make a statement. Travel isn’t about places or things. Travel isn’t about crap you read in guide books and magazines. or, on blogs on the internet, for that matter. travel is about experiences that stay with you, after you leave a place. It’s about understanding the way people in other places understand things. Okay, that being said, go …  I was sitting on… Read More

I had every intention a couple days ago with being able to give you this great end-of-year little US road trip experience. I’m headed back to NY from TX to see mom and dad for the holidays. Having made the drive numerous times, I decided to diverge a bit on the way and see some friends. The first leg of the road trip was decided on home in Texas up to Chicago… Read More

Realized that the ferry off of here and my plane flight out of here were not going to mesh, so a decision was made to get back on the same island as the airport. Booking.com to the rescue with hotel options. Found something decent for the last night in Thailand. Also set up a transfer to the hotel with the ferry ticket. Very cool. The not so good news is that the… Read More

The word of the day is diving! Yup, I had to use the alarm on the phone again. I was up with the sun this morning. Okay, slightly behind it, but it was kinda close. Threw on my favorite shorts and walked from the hotel to the Scuba Diving meet-up location. It doubles as their gear storage and hostel. Its a casual place. I signed up with PIDS when I got in… Read More

AM- Some general thoughts about Cambodia. I picked April-May because it was ahead of the monsoons. Its quite a nice time to be here. The days are hot and basically sunny all day. The nights are warm and appealing. By hot, I mean mid-90s with a high humidity. If you don’t have a good heat tolerance, you may want to consider the winter months when it is reported to be slightly cooler…. Read More