Latest from the road...

Getting That Elusive Exit Row Seat

Flying today has lost a lot of the perks of the “good ole days”. Meals, free checked-in luggage, and even being able to select a “window or aisle” seat when asked by the agent...

Swiping Right At A Brazilian Carnival

When I say “Carnival“, most people think “Oh! That’s the huge party in Rio de Janeiro”. True, Rio does have one of the largest Carnivals in the world. However, during this time of year,...

Birthday Weekend in Portgual

I always say that travelling is more about the people than the destination. My weekend in Lisbon was no exception. I originally met Anna back in The Ukraine as part of the YPT “Unrecognized...

Partying It Up Greek Style

When my friend Kate told me her and her husband Greg were going to be in Greece this summer, I jumped at the opportunity to hang out with them. I used to work with...

The Train Ride From Hell

The group was making its way to Romania from Chișinău, Moldova via overnight train. We’ve been sweating in 38ºC heat with no air conditioning in our hotels and busses. I was hoping to feel the...

The Worlds Worst Tourist

Visiting a country is like being a guest in someones home. You have to be respectful to your host and the home that they live in.  So why is it that people act differently...

Bumbling Around In Hong Kong

After spending four months in South America, spring had finally arrived in the northern hemisphere. So it was time to continue my endless summer and head north to my first ever destination in Asia:...

A Week At Sea: Sailing the Adriatic

Yacht Week is a hugely popular event in Croatia. Contrary to the name, it’s not a single week during the year, but any week during the sailing season (May to September). To confuse things...