Archive | April, 2012

Aviophobia…..what the heck is that?

Aviophobia or Aviatophobia, both are commonly used to reference a fear of flying. Do you have a  fear of flying?  Do you know someone who does? I fly almost weekly and have been doing it for more years than I care to count.  I never thought of myself as having this fear.  In fact I […]

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World’s Oldest Winery, do you know how old?

Ok, without googling it, no cheating now, how old is the World’s Oldest Winery?  Where is it?  And what are they famous for? Stumped? If I told you it was 200 years old, would you believe me?  How about 300, no?  Ok, the truth is that the Worlds Oldest Winery, Codorniu Winery dates back to […]

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The Road Less Traveled

I have been asked many times now, why do I write this blog?  Who is your audience?  The truth is, I write this blog first for me, and secondly for  you.  Who is my audience?  I really don’t know.  I have read a ton of literature about marketing a blog, who to write for, what […]

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Continued…. Day 9 – The Greatest Vacation….so far

Friday September 12th Continued from previous post. Our trek up to this point was a combination of up and down and took us about 4 hours to get to the lunch spot, it was a beautiful walk, less stressful today because we didn’t have to climb 4000 feet in a few hours. Although we had […]

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Day 9 – The Greatest Vacation….so far

Friday, September 12th 5:30 a.m., one of our Porters, has awakened us with Hot Water and Coffee, I must say you really do appreciate hot water after two days on the trail. 6 a.m. Breakfast, today we actually had a pretty nice Omelet I am quite surprised, how did these guys manage to lug fresh […]

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The Day of Rest

Berlin is one of those Cities that transcends coolness.  It a diverse and beautiful place to visit, I wanted to share with you a different view of this fantastic place, Itty Bitty Berlin.  Courtesy of a Hovercraftdoggy. Happy Travels http://www.travelwithscott.com Become a friend of travelwithscott on Facebook, just click on the “Like” button to the […]

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Day 8 – The Greatest Vacation….So Far

Thursday September 11th No Alarm Clock on the trail, so I guess I actually do get a reprieve, or at least I thought so.  Now I have human Alarm Clocks, namely the Porters who wake us at 5:30 a.m. Hot Cocoa and Cocoa Tea, we have 30 minutes to get our stuff packed up, Breakfast […]

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Day 7 – The Greatest Vacation….so far

Wednesday September 10th Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. 5 a.m. Truth is I don’t even need this damn alarm clock this morning, I am so excited to get started on our hike this morning.  I can feel the adrenaline in my body racing through my veins.  Along with the excitement and anticipation there is some trepidation. […]

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Rage against the Machine…Is Change coming?

There are times when traveling to other parts of the world, you will find yourself in the middle of a Political or Social drive to affect change.  We encountered this in Spain.  If you have watched the recent World Wide news of Spain, you have probably watched the Protests that are taking place in the […]

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Panhandlers are people too.

Don’t we all wish people would just put some money in our hands, just for asking?  Panhandlers are not unique to your city or mine, they are all over the world.  Every city, in every country has it’s share of panhandlers.  I’m what you might call cheap, I am not inclined to just give money […]

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Day 5 – The Greatest Vacation…..so far

Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep Ok, this is really turning into a hate-hate relationship, I must stop planning things to happen in the morning. Me, trying to make a deal, the town of Urubamba I have been waiting for this day, for a long time.  Today we go River Rafting down the Urubamba River.  A quick […]

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Miss Travel? It’s not what you think

Most of you know I travel nearly every week.  When I do have those rare times when I am not on the road for a week or so, someone always wants to know if I miss traveling.  Usually the answer is NO.  When you do it so much and for business as opposed to pleasure […]

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Amsterdam…..My View

Hot Damn, it’s Amsterdam  Do you dream of places around the World that you hope to one day visit?  Are those dreams made up of romantic ideas of far off, exotic places and people?  Mine are.  I dream of places around the world like, Prague, Dubrovnik, Greece, Australia etc. And for every dream I have, […]

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Day 4 ~ The Greatest Vacation….. so far

Monday, September 8 Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep 5 a.m. Dear Alarm Clock, I realize your going to be haunting me for the rest of my life, but please I am on vacation, give it a rest. We wake at the Airport this time, in an effort to sleep in, all we have to do is […]

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