A New Singapore

Fourteen years ago, the first time I came to Singapore, I came away thinking Singapore was really nice but really boring. I loved Singapore Airlines; I loved the food, and thought the city was like Disneyland because the streets were so clean. Well, the streets are still really clean, I still love the food and […]

Why Singapore Airlines is the Best Airline in the World

Many things in travel are debatable. What’s the best country? Where is the best food? What’s the best city? Beach? Resort, etc.? In my mind, and in the minds of many of the world’s premier travelers, one thing that’s not debatable is that Singapore Airlines is the best airline in the world. The first time […]

How to Drive the Ring of Kerry

Ireland is a great country for a road trip. There are many iconic drives on the Emerald Isle but none as famous as the Ring of Kerry in the southwest. The 179km route winds past beautiful beaches, shimmering lakes, islands, green fields, medieval ruins and rugged mountains. It is Ireland in a nutshell. It is […]

Celebrating Arthurs Day in Dublin

Ireland is a small country. It has a lot of history. The Irish diaspora is far reaching. There is an Irish pub in every major city around the world. Everybody knows Ireland. For such a small country its cultural impact around the globe is enormous. Leprechauns aside, the most well known thing about Ireland and […]

My Australian Radio Interview

Barcelona’s Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is a pedestrian street in Barcelona, Spain. It is a massive thoroughfare that is popular with locals and tourists alike. It is one of the most unique streets in the world and the first place I always go when I am in Barcelona. Las Ramblas is nearly a mile long or 1.2 kilometers […]

Europe Road Trip Day 9: Venice, Padua & Verona

The final day of my epic nine-day road trip around Europe began in Venice and then onto Padua and Verona before ending the trip at a hotel airport at Milan Malpensa. It was again a great day filled with amazing sights and a great way to end the trip in style. Here are the highlights […]

Europe Road Trip Day 8: Bolzano, The Dolomites & Cortina

Day eight of my European road trip was one of my favorite days of the trip thus far. It started in the strange town of Bolzano at the edge of the Dolomites and continued through the Dolomites into Cortina d’Ampezzo. It was a spectacular drive, one of my all time favorites. Bolzano, Italy I had […]

Europe Road Trip Day 7: Como, Bellagio and Bergamo

Day seven of my European road trip adventure left from Turin and headed straight for the town of Como on its namesake Lake Como, then up to Bellagio and down to Bergamo. It was a great day and here are the highlights. Lake Como, Como and Bellagio, Italy I was supposed to go to my […]

9-11-01 Eleven Years Later

Eleven years ago today was one of the worst days of my life and the worst day in the history of America. For all Americans, but especially for those of us who worked in the World Trade Center or knew anyone who passed away on September 11, 2001; today is always a difficult day to […]

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