Category: Travel

Staying at a Hostel vs. Hotel

Hi travel fans! I have a lot of experience to share. As a veteran traveler, I can steer you in the right direction to avoid the crowded tourist traps. Tourists just opt for the obvious and they don’t need more than a handy guidebook. This is the way to meet other tourists and not the […]

Great Experience on a Lazy River

There is a song by Bobby Darin called “Up a Lazy River” with great lyrics. Up a lazy river by the old mill run Lazy river in the noon day sun Linger awhile in the shade of a tree Throw away your troubles, dream with me Up a lazy river where the robin’s song Wakes […]

ER Visit

After a trip to the ER when overseas on a personal junket of sorts, I went back with a gift for the doctor that went out above and beyond in terms of my care. I had developed a strange malady that I was sure no one could diagnose. The symptoms were fever and ague, high […]

Breathing Easier as a Traveler

Traveling is a great joy to most people who love to see new places and new faces around the world—and the more exotic the better. It is the ultimate antidote to boredom and ennui at home. Every so often, we must break our routines and get on a plain, bus, or train. Comparing cultures is […]

Odd Jobs While Travelling

Travelling can be expensive, and getting all the places you want to go can seem like a financially daunting task. There are smart ways to cut back on costs—travelling light, staying in hostels, haggling, buying a cheap used vehicle that you can sell before you leave somewhere, and lots of other little tricks. You probably […]

Air on the Go

Whether you are travelling by car or bike, or if you use an inflatable air mattress, chances are you’ve needed air at some point in your journey. When you have to pack up and carry everything you own with you all the time, you become selective with what you are willing to lug around all […]

Packing Pro Tip: Electric Blanket

When you travel, you have your adapter set to handle any little appliances you take along like an electric toothbrush, a hair dryer, an electric shaver, and the like. When you travel a lot as I do, little conveniences start to mean a lot and you get tired of roughing it and making do. You […]