A Brooklyn Beer Crawl With GPSmyCity Plus A Giveaway!

A Brooklyn Beer Craw with GPSmyCIity

Winter is no longer coming. It’s here. It’s lingering. And February is still in its early snow-induced coma. My blood runs Floridian so my natural instinct insists that all roads lead to hibernation. I’m not the […]

Crashing the Gondola Race Awards in Burano, Italy

Attending the Gondola Race Awards in Burano Italy

I’m not exactly what you would call a foodie. I mean don’t get me wrong, I like food. Correction – I’m OBSESSED with food. The kind of proud obsessiveness that once elicited an earnest “Thank […]

Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In January 2016

NYC Subway Ride

Before you say anything, let me first admit that I am all too aware that it’s the middle of the month – ergo this should really be titled What I’m Getting Up To In The Next 2 Weeks.  […]

Finding Venetian Culture In Venice

Finding Venetian Culture in Venice - discovering local experiences in Italy's most touristy city

I’ve mentioned before on this blog that Italy and I are in a complicated relationship.  It goes back 9 years when I was an immature college kid who may have been majoring in art history […]

Time and Place Combinations: A Travel Destination For Every Month

Colored rooftiles of reykjavik

Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life. Yeah, ok we get it. Our friends quote this to us after bad breakups, therapists line their office walls with poster versions, and parents […]

A Look In The Rearview: My Top 15 Experiences in 2015

Burano Italy

I find it slightly ironic that I’m writing a post on my top travel experiences of 2015 while smack dab in the middle of one of my worst travel moments of the year. A moment […]

6 Ways To Be Completely British In London This Christmas

Christmas in London

So ya’ll know I’m basically British, right? Well, except for the accent. And the whole ancestral lineage thing. You know, the one where my family migrated over to Florida from Spain in the 1500’s and […]

Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In December 2015

December Preview

I’m sitting here in London on day number 30-something of my 60 days of travel doing the most Americanly basic thing possible – profusely typing away on my MacBook Air at the corner Starbucks (Beats headphones […]

Day Hiking In The Scottish Lowlands

Trekking to the Summit of Dumyat in the Stirling Region of Scotland

I like to think words and I get along pretty well.   There’s never a shortage of adjectives in my arsenal; prepositional phrases are my jam; and participles are a personal hobby of mine (a […]

The Towns of Stirling, Scotland

Rainbow over Stirling, Scotland

Geography totally failed me this week. Ok, ok, I digress – there may be the slightest chance that I was the one who failed geography. Not the mundane kind taught from textbooks inside a classroom […]