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A Year In Review 2020

By |2020-12-26T10:47:12-06:00December 26th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Counting Countries 193 Countdown|

A Year In Review 2020.  I would never have anticipated writing a year in review like I am now.  Every year I enjoy writing this overview, but this year was a bit disappointing.  I have been incredibly fortunate with my health and that of my family in contrast to many across the world who have [...]

7 Most Fascinating Abandoned Wonders Of The World

By |2020-06-03T20:24:00-05:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Advice|

I am back with another list in my continuing series which is a play off the 7 Wonders Of The World. This time I have created a list of the 7 Most Fascinating Abandoned Wonders Of The World. I am attempting to make a distinction between Dark and Abandoned sights. The places on this list were [...]

7 Off The Beaten Path Dark Tourism Sights Of The World

By |2020-06-01T11:02:50-05:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Advice|

This “best” of list is a bit contradictory in nature. I am compiling 7 Off The Beaten Path Dark Tourism Sights Of The World. Washington Post describes dark tourism as “visiting places where some of the darkest events of human history have unfolded. That can include genocide, assassination, incarceration, ethnic cleansing, war or disaster — either [...]

7 Off The Beaten Path Natural Wonders Of The World

By |2020-06-01T10:57:35-05:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Advice|

You might have seen my previous posts on 7 Off The Beaten Path Wonders Of The World and 7 Off The Beaten Path Wonderful Experiences In The World. Lists to be sure that will cause some debate and maybe even an argument or two. I will now be tackling the 7 Off The Beaten Path Natural [...]

7 Off The Beaten Path Wonderful Experiences Of The World

By |2020-06-01T11:00:46-05:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Advice|

7 Off The Beaten Path Wonderful Experiences Of The World. Have you put together your bucket list for incredible travel experiences? Many people dream of visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras, Rio for Carnival, or Pamplona Spain for the running of the bulls. All truly fun and memorable experiences, but these events have been recorded ad [...]

7 Off The Beaten Path Wonders Of The World

By |2020-06-01T10:54:04-05:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Advice|

7 Off The Beaten Path Wonders Of The World. Everyone loves lists. Why? Because every list is incorrect, and you can chime in with your opinions, suggestions, and corrections. And when it comes to travel, people are continually creating lists and then debating their merits. People love to rank everything, whether it is the best [...]

One Week Agenda Senegal

By |2020-04-16T03:57:01-05:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Africa|

One Week Agenda Senegal.  Here is my "perfect" agenda for a one week itinerary for the northern part (north of Gambia) of Senegal. Dakar My plane touched down from Lisbon in the wee hours of darkness. Despite the early days of Covid-19, I sped through immigration and received my entry stamp on arrival. My driver was [...]

Boy Interrupted, Travel In The Time Of Covid

By |2020-03-19T22:37:05-05:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Advice, Africa, Asia, Europe|

Boy Interrupted, Travel In The Time Of Covid.  The spreadsheet had been tweaked and edited for months. Reviewed and rewritten. I had planned all my travels from January through October of 2020. And it was only October of 2019. I had set high ambitions for the year with a list of 19 new countries. And of [...]

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