Sitting at Cafe de France on the main pedestrian avenue in the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira, I try to wrap my mind around all I’ve seen and done in the past few weeks in this fascinating country. My friends have gone home and my time is my own. I’m … Read more
Nice or Guatemala?
That’s the burning question. Once I pack up my life in Taiwan, where to next? Nice, France or Antigua, Guatemala?
They’re very different places. But as I continue to throw darts at a world map, these two darts seem to stick.
I’ve never even … Read more
I woke up this morning and couldn’t figure out where I live! One of the horrors of this lifestyle – some house sitting pros and cons.
I knew where I was – in my temporary bedroom in a beautiful seafront Georgian apartment in Worthing, England. But I couldn’t quite remember … Read more
URGENT – Another BUCKET LIST post you must read NOW!
It seems everyone has a “Bucket List” these days and there are millions of Bucket List blog posts written every week, each with their own personal spin or analysis. I recently ran across one analyzing the wisdom of even having… Read more
“It’s time for movin’ on my friend, hold back all the tears and sorrow, it finally is time to go our separate ways…go as you must, but please don’t forget the yesterdays.”
Lyrics from a sappy graduation song from 1980 keep bouncing through my brain. It’s the kind of sappy … Read more
It’s a beautiful, sunny winter day in Bradford-on-Avon, and I sit here by the fire in the pub of a hotel dating back to 1500. That’s 276 years before the US was even invented! The Swan Hotel – it’s a really cool place. The restaurant/bar area has a cozy fireplace, … Read more
You’re meeting some friends in Athens. The hotel where you planned to meet is closed. So, you Facetime, Skype, or Facebook message them and come up with a new plan. So simple. But it wasn’t always that easy to travel before the internet.
The tale begins in Italy…
…where one … Read more
I’ve been in England for just over a week now and have spent much of my time walking a dog named Ben, wandering through the old streets and waterfront in the city of Bristol, and hanging out in cute cafes. So, I sit here at “The Horseshoe Inn” pub on … Read more