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Non-Seafood Options In Japan

By |2019-09-05T22:04:29-05:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Advice, Asia|

Non-seafood options Japan. Hello foodies! Excited about your trip to Japan? Endless conveyor belts of sushi and incredibly fresh seafood everywhere you look. But what happens if you do not eat seafood or fish? Should you cancel your trip or pack a dozen boxes of Cap'n Crunch to sustain yourself as you are inundated by [...]

What You Need To Know When Traveling To Luanda, Angola

By |2019-05-25T08:32:52-05:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Advice, Africa, Unique Experiences|

Luanda Angola Travel Overview.  Angola is the 7th largest country in Africa with 25 million souls located on the Atlantic Ocean. While Angola has been inhabited since Paleolithic times and was later colonized by the Portuguese, who appeared beginning in the 16th century. Angola gained its independence in 1975 from the Portuguese. A nearly 30-year, vicious [...]

Planes, Trains, and Visas

By |2019-08-25T12:09:06-05:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Advice|

In this ongoing post, I will document my travels in regard to the minutia of recording my flights, hotels, food, visas, lounges and other travel trivia. January 7 - Thailand Checking in at O'hare's international terminal with Korean Air. The first flight of the year was a long and uncomfortable ride from Chicago to Seoul.  Sitting [...]

Pamir Highway: What You Need To Know

By |2019-07-06T05:56:01-05:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Advice, Asia|

Pamir Highway What You Need To Know.  The Pamir Highway offers some of the most spectacular views on the globe.  This is a remote and desolate area and is lacking in many creature comforts.  In this post, I have shared with you some things you should know to make your trip more enjoyable. I traversed the [...]

Why Small Group Travel With G Adventures

By |2019-07-06T05:58:13-05:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Advice, Africa|Tags: , , , |

Why Small Group Travel With G Adventures.  What is your style of travel?  I often get this question. And I don’t have a good answer.  Why is that? Because I don’t have a consistent style. I have stayed in a $3 room in the Mekong Delta, slept on a teenager’s pull-out coach in Transnistria, and lived [...]

What You Need To Know When Visiting Abkhazia and Getting A Visa

By |2019-07-06T05:59:22-05:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Advice, Asia|Tags: , |

What You Need To Know When Visiting Abkhazia and Getting A Visa.  The UN recognizes 193 member states.  Then there is Palestine and the Vatican, which are called Observer States.  That brings you to 195.  There are other countries like Taiwan and Kosovo which seem like countries but due to global politics, are not part of [...]

Saving Money While Traveling Vaccines Overseas

By |2019-07-06T06:00:36-05:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Advice, Asia|Tags: , , |

Saving Money While Traveling Vaccines Overseas. I can’t travel, I don’t have any money.  Have you ever said that?  I have a couple of tricks to save money while hitting the road.  I have repaired luggage zippers in Yerevan, Armenia.  Timed my haircut for Granada and Bhutan.  And gotten my vaccines in Bangkok. Every year or [...]

Ultimate Guide Bhutan

By |2019-07-06T06:04:36-05:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Advice, Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , |

Ultimate Guide Bhutan. I was a guest of Raven Tours and Treks.  All opinions are expressed are my own, and I would recommend that you travel with Raven Tours and Treks if you plan to visit Bhutan. “Koo zoo zong po la,” I stuttered and muttered a word from my Dzongkha vocabulary.  In fact, saying hello [...]

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