Land Border Crossing Issues

Crossing a land border can be an ordeal-certainly different than in an airport where you feel secure. Especially if it’s in a third world or a stereotypically unfriendly country. A lot times border guards and agents will give you a hard time either because they are bored or because they want to extort some money […]

Why Travel?

People always ask me why do I like to travel so much. Just yesterday I got asked this question and I gave my usual “because” answer simply because the person just wouldn’t understand and I couldn’t be bothered with a detailed answer. If you don’t like to travel and have never really seen anything it’s […]

Why Travel?

Travel opens your eyes and your mind to a whole new world. Travel enables you to see the world through other peoples eyes and from other points of view. Travel increases your awareness of other cultures and people. Travel makes you smarter. Travel is the best education you can receive. Travel enables you to speak […]

Useful Travel Links

I just wanted to draw peoples attention to a new link I added yesterday. It is called ‘Lee’s Useful Travel Links’ and it’s located on the right-hand bar under the ‘Pages’ heading of the webpage. I added it because a lot of people ask me a lot of weird questions, like do I know exact […]

Use a Travel Agent or Not???

I am currently planning my summer trips and as you can imagine they are fairly complicated trips trying to maximize time in places while seeing a lot of different things and covering a few countries in a clip. Complicated trips make you do a lot of research and check lots of different options. Planning, route […]

Fight Against Breast Cancer

I am posting this on behalf of a friend of mine who brightens up my workday and many others as well with sports trivia and who is active in a fight against this awful disease. For more information or to make a donation please click here.

6 Continents!

After launching this site just 3 weeks ago, it was viewed by people on 6 continents yesterday! That is very exciting for me and I just wanted to thank everyone for checking out the site. I want to thank viewers from all over the US, Europe and Canada along with viewers in Perth, Brisbane, Bangalore, […]

Circumnavigators Club

Last night, I went to my first meeting of the Circumnavigators Club. I had joined the club in January but was unable to attend the previous event. The event was held at one of New York’s most prestigious and beautiful clubs, the National Arts Club. I have to say that I really enjoyed the event. […]


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Amazing Race All Stars

The Amazing Race is the only show on TV that I regularly watch other than the Sopranos. I love to watch to see where the teams go and obviously it is fun to pick your favorite team and watch them interract with the other teams as they compete. This season it’s the all-stars which bring […]