“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
Tuesday September 23rd 2014

My International Travels

Where I've been across the globe

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls – A True Natural Wonder
On the borders of Brazil & Argentina, this is truely one of those places where the phrase ‘pictures just don’t do it justice’ is 100% accurate. No offense to Rio’s Christ the Redeemer – but to me Iguazu Falls is the real New Wonder of the World in Brazil. Simply awe inspiring!! [Read More]

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Adventures in Africa

Egypt

Egypt – The History Of Civilization
A once in a lifetime experience. The Great Pyramids and the Sphinx was just the start. The busy Cairo, beachfront cosmopolitan Alexandria and Luxor – the cradle of civilization were all simply amazing. [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Johannesburg, Kruger National Park and Cape Town South Africa

Travel Reviews from Asia

Phuket

Phuket – Simply Beautiful!
Scuba diving some of the best walls in the world, sea kayaking into hidden caves and wandering around on Phuket’s many beaches are just some of the wonderful activities that await you in Phuket. [Read More]

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong – Exquisitely Expensive
My trip occured during the Chinese New Year and I recommend the Giant Buddha, Victoria Peak, Symphony of Lights and Ocean Park. The ease in which English visitors can communicate, the excellent public transit system and abundance of seafood makes Hong Kong a must see for those who get the opportunity. [Read More]

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Bangkok

Bangkok – Dangerously Hot!!
Bangkok is an amazing city; the weather, the food and the politics are all as hot as can be. Thai Kickboxing, the Grand Palace, Tiger Temple tour, the Thai Cooking Class and some of the best massages I’ve ever had in my life were the highlights of my visit. [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Tokyo, Japan

Travel Reviews from Australia

Australia - Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns

Australia – Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns
The big city lights of Sydney, Melbourne’s wine country and the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns made my first trip to Australia an exhilarating experience that left me wanting more. Aussie’s are some of the friendliest folks I’ve ever come across! [Read More]

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Travel Reviews from Europe

London

A Day Trip to London
While it was stereotypically cloudy with a slight rain during my visit, it didn’t stop me from seeing some of the more popular London attractions. Though the city is extremely expensive, I look forward to spending more time getting to know the London beyond the tourist zones. [Read More]

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Rome

Rome, Italy – A Little Underwhelming
Rome is like the movie everyone tells you was so great and you watch it and wonder what all of the fuss was about. Don’t get me wrong, every experience is valuable; but if I had it to do over again, I’d take a Tour of Italy instead. [Read More]

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Brussels

Brussels – Waffles and Beer!
Brussels, Belgium is becoming a major player on the international scene. With the EU Headquarters, Atomium, Royal Palace, Mini-Europe and some of the best beer in the world – there’s enough to keep you entertained for a short vacation. [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Frankfurt, Germany, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France.

Canada, Caribbean and Latin American Travel Reviews

Havana

Havana – Through My Own Eyes
This is the third and final installment of my traveling to Cuba series. Come with me as I share my personal experiences in the capital city of Havana including the original Tropicana, 1950s convertibles, fine cigars and some of the most beautiful people you’ll find anywhere. [Read More]

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Cancun

Cancun – Fascinating Water Sports
There are tons of watersport activities to do in Cancun. Throw in world class fishing/scuba diving in Cozumel, Jungle/Cenote excursions near Playa del Carmen and the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza/Tulum and it’s easy to see why Cancun is such a popular destination. [Read More]

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Mexico City

Mexico City? – Sí, Señor
As the largest city in North America, Mexico City is unlike its more Americanized destination (aka Cancun) – but it has a big city style like no other. Add in Aztec Ruins and the largest Bull Fighting ring in the world and I was Livin la Vida Loca! [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Coco Beach/Arenal/San Jose, Costa Rica – Panama City Panama – Montego Bay/Kingston, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas

Travel Reviews from South America

Rio

Iguazu Falls – A True Natural Wonder
On the borders of Brazil & Argentina, this is truely one of those places where the phrase ‘pictures just don’t do it justice’ is 100% accurate. No offense to Rio’s Christ the Redeemer – but to me Iguazu Falls is the real New Wonder of the World in Brazil. Simply awe inspiring!! [Read More]

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Rio

Rio de Janeiro – Beautifully Dangerous
Rio manages to pack a staggering amount of beauty into a relatively small area – whether Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer – even the Favelas from a distance. While it’s unfair to say that beauty is only skin deep, visitors must be aware of their surroundings to prevent becoming a victim of Rio’s darker side. [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Buenos Aires, Argentina and Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay


Coming Soon!

Over the next couple of weeks, I will be posting my complete reviews (including video & pictures) of the following destinations to this site. In the meantime, you can also, take a look at my US Travel experiences or the Travel Advice or Tips & Tricks articles. Hint: Click the image to see a larger version.
Coming Soon
Tokyo, Japan
(February 2002)
Technology World – lights put NYC Times Square to shame.
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The Bahamas
(Multiple)
Nassau, Freeport, or Bimini Islands – I luv it!
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Frankfurt, Germany
(September 2007)
Spent most of the time on an Army base – no matter.
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Paris, France
(February 2008)
Eiffel Tower, Crazy Horse & Moulin Rouge – that was fun!
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Jamaica
(June 1998)
Wow – Kingston is soo not like Montego Bay.
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
(December 2008)
Red Lights & Weed (and the answer is NO)
Coming Soon
South Africa
(August 2010)
Johannesburg, Soweto, Kruger & Cape Town. Amazing!!
Coming Soon
Panama
(Sept 2010)
Old world charm in the middle of a bursting metropolis.
Coming Soon
Costa Rica
(August 2010)
Diving in Coco Coco, volcano in Arenal and San Jose – Priceless.
Coming Soon
Argentina
(Sept 2010)
Beautiful outdoor museum and a beef lovers paradise!
Coming Soon
Uruguay
(Sept 2010)
Sleepy colonial town filled with history – oh and a cannon!

Recent Travel Gadget Reviews


Drift X170 Mini-Camera
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Nemo 200 Underwater Housing
The Nemo 200 works as advertised and is an excellent choice as long as you understand its limitations…More

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