Tweet Let me take a moment to defend the country that I was randomly lucky enough to be born in. I’ve previously written about how the U.S. is the most popular country in the world, but let’s address an issue that seems to really annoy some people when a story pops up on it every [...]
One thing that Canada does completely kick our American asses at is our respective national anthems, at least in my eyes. I am not a huge fan of the Star Spangled Banner — O’ Canada is so much better to my ears.
Tweet I had the chance last fall to head to Grenada to spend a month or so with one of my good friends who works there. I scored a really great couple of sailboats to stay on there though my friend, including a 43 foot catamaran that I fell in love with and found plenty [...]
Tweet My love of baseball was one of the things that I definitely picked up from my Dad as I was growing up. He played from his youth, all the way through high school and to college on a baseball scholarship, his possible career ending in a bad motorcycle to automobile accident (the cars almost [...]
Tweet Mexico is one of the countries that I really want to get back to and spend some more time in at some point in the not-so-distant future. On my trip around the world, I went straight to Mexico City to meet up with friends there, so I missed more than half the country right [...]
Tweet When I was recently down in Austin, I got a chance to have a beer with Erica, the female half of the couple that does the great travel and photography website, Over Yonderlust. I asked her to do a guest post for my site and she promptly put together these list of suggestions for [...]
Over breakfast a few weeks ago in Tobago, I was listening to the conversation of a table of four locals next to me. The only man was an older man that looked, and sounded, like he had immigrated from India at some point. He had a big, sweeping, bushy mustache and his English was a mix of proper British style English, that I imagined he learned in India, and more of the local creole dialect, which is damn difficult to understand at the speed they throw it out.
Tweet There are some places that you just have to see to experience them in person. Tobago is one of those places. It is the far smaller of the two islands that make up the country of Trinidad and Tobago, but it is so much more than just an island – it is a state [...]