Monthly Archives: July 2017

Spanish Money

I’ve got Spanish money. By that, I don’t mean pesetas. Those haven’t been in circulation since 2002. Nor do I mean euros. They don't...
Wild Horses near Chandra Taal Lake in India

Chandra Taal Lake: Dancing With the Whims of Nature at 14,100 Feet

I stood there feeling high, not from pot, although it was readily available in the area, but from from the sheer ecstasy of the...
Tamesis Dock © Rich Ward

5 Great Things About London

"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London,...

You Can Visit Castles in Japan

Did you know that you can visit castles in Japan? I didn't. At least not until I visited one when I was in Japan...

The Unforgettable Experience of a Lifetime on Rhotang Pass

A  year ago if you had told me I would be standing in a bus, at an elevation of 13,000 feet in the Himalya...

The Best Way To Stay Awake

I've never been a big coffee drinker. You could blame it on a lack of exposure growing up. None of the adults in my...

Want to Spend a Year Living in Australia? Get a Work and Holiday Visa!

Almost everyone wants to visit Australia at some point in their life. But it's an expensive destination, both in getting there and in traveling around...

My Irish Naturalisation Story

A couple of days prior our Seoul trip, I received a letter from the Ministry of Justice about my naturalization approval. I opened the...
Manali

A Little Town of Big Surprises: Manali, India

We were super excited about our trip to Manali so we left Delhi around midnight on a Friday night. It was a holiday weekend...
This huge lion looks down at you as you walk along the paved path at El Morro

What to See in New Mexico

Sometimes as an American, I forget that we have a lot of really great places to visit here in our own country. I often...