Category: Tourism

Traveling Ireland’s Ancient and Natural Wonders

Ireland has been inhabited for thousands and thousands of years.  For Eons and Ages, Ireland has constantly been inhabited and has a rich culture of folklore, myths, and a myriad of megalithic structures scattered across the country marking structures from these older ages.  Early man left evidence from the...

Meet the Fijian Hindustanis – The Other Side of Fiji

Fiji is a multi racial and multi ethnic place. In my previous post on Fiji I wrote about the native Fijians and my experience connecting with the locals.  The majority of Fijians are native Melanesians.  43% of the population are Indo-Fijians or Hindustanis. Indian indentured laborers were initially brought...

Travel Back in Time – Smell the Mint Tea of Morocco

I am entranced with Morocco.  There are few places in the world that do such an amazing job of preserving life as it was hundreds even thousands of years ago. Fez, has truly captured life as it was 1000 years ago.  The Medina or urban center is the gated...

Bahrain – Top 5 Things to See and Do

  Bahrain is your oyster.  You’ll likely start your travels of Bahrain in the capital of Manama.  Manama means “Sleeping Place” and while it may seem quaint, there is some fascinating places to see and visit.  Bahrain has changed a lot in the last decade, and is poised to...

The Quest Has Begun – To See Every Country in the World by Age 50

I started my global travel back in 2001 when I first visited Paris, France.  I realized I could travel with my profession by getting good at what I do, and in speaking at conferences. Since that time I made a number of personal travel goals.  It started with a...

Walking tour of Quebec French Canada: 5 Things You Can NOT Miss!

Canada’s Castle – Chateau Frontenac 5 Things Not to Miss in Quebec City! 1. Chateau Frontenac – top of the hill. In all the pictures… this is the big amazing castle. 2. City Hall and Parliament building and and the nearby Wall with various entrances to the old city...

10 Simple Tips for Travel Around the World

Planning for global travel can make a big difference in how smooth your trip goes when something goes awry. 1. Pack light – Avoid Check in bags, they are getting increasingly costly and can prevent you from getting on early flights, and can slow you down.  Even if you...

Mysteries of the Rock of Gibraltar and the Barbary Apes

  I love travel mysteries and Gibraltar has lot of deep stories that make it one of the most powerful, interesting and mysterious places.  It’s said that this place once held greek temple to Hercules and the caves inhibited by early man… maybe even the last hold out for...