Today is World Tourism Day as declared by the United Nations and this year’s theme is Tourism for All, looking at accessibility concerns.
This is my first attempt at an article that looks at how wheelchair friendly or not a city is. I’m looking almost exclusively at the tourist areas of Cologne for this and will be going into detail about any areas that really stand out to me in either a positive or negative way. If there’s […]
When you’ve reached the end of your flight and all you really want to do is grab your bags and get some fresh air you’re stuck inside, waiting in one last line. The lines in passport control areas have been a problem for as long as I’ve been flying. Sometimes there’s just too many flights […]
Star Trek has been one of my favorite things for as long as I can remember. Without fail I’ve seen every movie since 1991’s Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country in the theater, I’ve watched the tv shows religiously…well you get the picture. I’m a nerd. This year, today in fact, the Star Trek franchise […]
I got bored this morning so I decided to find out what my travel personality is according to besttripchoices.com and it was surprisingly accurate. Also, it turns out I’m much more of the common type of traveler than I expected. I always thought I was a little bit odd, but we’ll go into more detail […]
It’s always fun to look back at early travels and laugh at the silly things that took place along the way. My first international flight was uneventful, but I was crossing North America and the Atlantic Ocean solo as an 18-year-old who had barely ever left California. I made an Australian couple laugh in London, […]
It came to my attention late in the day that today is National Camera Day. I’m never one to miss out on an opportunity to share some wonderful travel photos so I quickly started going through my vast collection. Through my years of traveling, I’ve not always had the best equipment, but I’ve always tried […]
We all have those dream vacations we would love to go on. The vacations that for one reason or another you’ve not been on yet. I’ve been fortunate enough to visit the place that used to sit atop my travel bucket list; the formerly lost city of Pompeii. Though I do plan on going back […]