Archive | April, 2012

To Be Or Not To Be?

You thought I was going to go all Shakespeare on you didn’t you? No, that is not what this is about today. To be or not to be, traveling with friends? That is the question. We all know that this can be a land mine in waiting. Traveling with family is something we have all […]

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It was inevitable….. The Soap Box

Let me apologize right up front, I am sorry.  I am sorry if what you are about to read offends you, or worse represents you.  I realize that I might be one of the abnormal people as I travel weekly, and most people don’t.  Most people travel for pleasure or even a periodic business trip. […]

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Coming Soon ~ The Greatest Vacation…..so far

Coming soon to Travelwithscott a series regarding a life changing vacation.  The Greatest Vacation……so far, the Trailer! Happy Travels http://www.travelwithscott.com

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Capri and the Grotta Azzurra

Ah the Blue water of the Mediterranean……. Ever dream of spending a warm summer day in the Cobalt Blue sea of the Mediterranean.  Just off the coast of Naples and Salerno, between Cape Miseno and Amalfi, a great rock soars like a dream lost in the cobalt blue sea that surrounds it. This Mediterranean jewel, […]

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What type of flyer are you?

And more importantly, why? This week I traveled to Chicago, I like Chicago, it’s a shame I couldn’t have stayed longer, the city is always alive, full of energy, don’t worry Chicago, I’ll be back.   While at the airport I was struck, and again sitting on the plane as to all the different types […]

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My Greatest Vacation…..so far

A few years back, I took what today, is the best vacation I have ever had.  In fact in some ways it changed my life.  This was a trip that most likely I would have never taken if it wasn’t for one of my dear friends that we travel with frequently.  As we were pondering […]

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Pirates of the Caribbean

Beach on Pigeon Island National Park Pirates, Pirates, Pirates, they are all over the news.  However, those are bad pirates, my story today is about good pirates.  Me to be exact!  My story begins with a trip to St. Lucia in the Caribbean.  We have been to St. Marrten and St. Barths (briefly) and decided […]

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Going Down Under…….

No, Not Australia. Underground in Rome, in search of the Catacombs. I know, I know your first thought is probably the same as mine, Gross, then disrespectful. Catacombs are a very important part of Christianity. Well what I wanted to share with you specifically is one particular Catacomb in Rome. Now before you correct me, […]

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Saving Cinque Terre, Italy

I believe I have made it abundantly clear that Italy is my favorite country to visit.  In fact I intend to one day retire there and live the good life.  So I was upset to hear of the devastation that was visited upon Cinque Terre.  An absolutely beautiful coastal village, made up of 5 towns […]

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Travel Adventures, when bad decisions turn worse

I readily admit that I am not a huge Adventure Traveler, I have had a few good adventures though.  Luckily those decision have not ended horribly bad and I have not regretted any of those decisions.  But other people have made decisions that would include some adventures on their vacations, and for those people it […]

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Sex and Thin Walls

I thought that title might get your attention.  And there is no bait and switch here, I am going to talk about sex and thin walls.  Come on, most of you have been there, right?  Well maybe not the sex part, but surely the thin walls.  Your staying in a hotel, you’ve settled into your […]

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For the love of Paris, take a cruise

I recently wrote about a short trip to Paris, one of my favorite places in the world.  I am sure I’m not alone.  When I say a short trip I am talking about being in the city for about 72 hours, so what do you do in that short amount of time?  Well if you […]

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