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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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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 3 ~ The Greatest Vacation…..so far

Sunday, September 7th Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep I really hate that alarm clock. I am guessing you know where we are going by now thanks to the map….Thats right we woke up in Lima, Peru, the capital of Peru.  On our way to one of the New Wonder’s of the World. 7:30 a.m., not much […]

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What a Wonderful World

Sometimes I forget how wonderful a world it really is.  I often go back and thumb through photographs that I have taken over the years, in all the wonderful places i’ve visited.   I am by nature attracted to color and nature.  Sometimes I wish I could just travel around the world taking photographs of […]

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Day 2~The Greatest Vacation….so far

Saturday, September 6th Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep Not again, oh wait, it’s 8:30, thats not so bad.  The benefits of black out shades in the hotel, whoever came up with that one, it’s a good idea.  Today is not going to be a particularly exciting day, however the good news is that I must have […]

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Day 1~ The Greatest Vacation……so far

Friday September 5th Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep Damn 2:30 a.m. time to get up It is now 4:45 a.m. and this will be day 1 of our trip.  You can tell we were pretty excited about this trip, I didn’t sleep well at all.  Early to bed last night due to this ridiculously early flight at 6 […]

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Information Overload!

Sometimes too much information is too much information, perhaps you’ve heard this before?  The same thing can be said of Travel Tools.  Too many tools or information can make it difficult to make a decision when the tools you use provide differing information, or lead you in a direction you weren’t expecting. The end result […]

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Lemons, Buses and Bones

Ah the beauty of the Italian Coast line, the Amalfi coast to be exact.  One of my favorite places in Italy, ok, ok I know, so far I haven’t found a place in Italy that I don’t call my favorite.  Enough with naming a favorite city, I have claimed all of Italy to be my […]

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My MBA, I’ve graduated and it was a blast!

If you have been reading my blog for a while then you know that I have been busy expanding my education in an effort to earn my MBA.  My Madrid, Barcelona and Amsterdam graduation certificate.  I am proud to announce, I have graduated, with honors I might add.  This was my first trip to these […]

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My MBA, you can never learn too much

At some point in our lives we must look inward and ask if we are at the place in our lives that we want to be, or expected to be.  For the most part, I am.  Over the years I have learned that you can never have enough knowledge, that learning is something we do […]

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The Lost City of Pompeii

Just outside of Naples, under the shadow of Mount Vesuvius lies the City of Pompeii, still partially buried under ash and lava from the erupting Mount Vesuvius.  I visited the famed City of Pompeii last year with some friends while vacationing in Praiano, Italy. It was a beautiful day to visit Pompeii! Patrick, Lunch & […]

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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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