Welcome To My “Iron Road!” There are times in your life when you take a “road less travelled” – in this case an “iron road” – I’m pointing to what my wife and I, along with our great friend Merah,… Read More ›
unique travel adventures
Do You Know About The “Lucky Bag” Phenomenon? This Annual “Fukubukuro” Tradition in Japan Is Amazing!
Who Wants A “Lucky Bag” AKA A “Fukubukuro”? I do! And if you knew what “MOS Burger” is, you’d agree….this Japanese burger chain has unique food – which I will show you in a moment – and now is offering… Read More ›
Check Into The Iconic Fogo Island Inn – “The Hotel At The End Of The World!”
Welcome To Fogo Island! Not familiar with the place? It’s OK – Fogo Island is a bucolic getaway off the coast of Newfoundland on the eastern end of Canada…far far away from most of us – and it is known… Read More ›
It’s The World’s Wildest Apartment Building! Enter “The Interlace” In Singapore!
Ready to Enter The World’s Most Amazing Apartment Building? Talk about a unique way to live! This is “The Interlace” – built in Singapore, and designed by Ole Scheeren. It’s truly a wild jumble of apartment blocks seemingly stacked at… Read More ›
Happy Birthday Jeff! Some Road Trips With My Son To Celebrate The Day!
Happy birthday to my son Jeff! As you can see from the photos above, life is a series of special moments that when combined together, showcase all of the great things about the people who make our world better. My… Read More ›
Cooking “Fish In Crazy Water!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The Recipe!
Time To Cook With “Crazy Water!” Yes, it’s week #31 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – so let’s head to the Mediterranean and cook with some “crazy water!” The recipe is from this terrific memoir, written by Chef… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Magical “Musical Meals!” Incredible Food! Performing Chefs Play Traditional Music!
Bring On Tokyo’s Tastiest Food! Here is a look at some of the great food my wife Alex and I ate when we were in Tokyo – all types of great bites and beautiful plates, with delicious and unique tastes… Read More ›
A “Tiny” Titanic! Check Out This Mega-Cruise Ship Size Shocker!
Someone’s Got “Titanic” In Their Sights! My friend on Facebook shared this wild picture, showcasing the difference between the legendary Titanic and modern day mega cruisers! It led me to a story online about how the mega-cruise ship has gotten… Read More ›
The View From Taft Point! Standing At The Edge Of The World!
Saying “Hello” From The Edge Of The World! That’s my wife Alex, perched a thousand feet above Yosemite National Park – just our latest hiking adventure! And just how dangerous is this trek? Let’s explore together! Welcome To Yosemite! For… Read More ›
Hiking Yosemite’s “Mist Trail”! Here’s Our STEEP Climb To The Vernal Waterfall!
“The last few hundred meters up the Vernal Falls trail are stairs cut into the cliffside…” With that simple line, the National Park Service warned us that a very steep climb was ahead of us! Welcome To Yosemite’s “Mist Trail!”… Read More ›