Ah, the age-old question of immersion vs. rapid travel (i.e., ticking destinations off a list in as short a time possible). I’ve experienced both styles of travel and have a clear favourite…but before we get to that, let’s look at the pros and cons of each. Let’s face it, the rapid travel market is a … More Is living in a country the ultimate travel experience?
One of the joys, if not the ultimate joy, of travel is food. Eating on your travels offers an insight into the culture, the history and the social constructs of the country or city that you are visiting. The cuisine or the types of food that are eaten in a country is often influenced by previous conquests by foreign … More The Refined Art of Traveling & Eating Well
I once had a friend. We were close without knowing anything about each other except for the other’s name and from where we had both come. Our bond, one that was strong and built on mutual respect, was all that we had. Our ability to communicate was minimal if it existed at all. My friend’s … More My Friend Rasheed
Over the years, my bucket list has taken on different forms with the order changing and certain items dropping off, only to be replaced by something new to reflect my changing priorities and needs in life. While my bucket list has been somewhat fluid over the years, there are those certain ticket items that have not changed. For me, … More Daring to Dream
The boys about to depart for Pamplona. It is amazing what fear can do to a man. Fear can force you to perform feats that were previously thought impossible. Fear can drive you to keep going when all seems lost and hopeless. Fear, it turns out, can take a man from a drunken stupor to … More A Whole Lot of Bull (Run)