Tag: humor

  • Flying transatlantic with your wife for the first time

    Flying transatlantic with your wife for the first time

    Even though we’ve been together for five years and have traveled to more than a dozen countries as a couple, there is always more to learn and experience with your spouse. But sometimes, the novel thing is the less-than-pleasant experience of flying 16 hours from Central Europe to the United States. Leading up to the…

  • Enjoy a day in Miami like a local

    Enjoy a day in Miami like a local

    Miami is one of the most grossly misrepresented cities in the world. It’s all fun, sun, and Art Deco when it’s featured in movies. You don’t see that it rains torrentially for half the year or that no one who lives in Miami ever goes to the beach. So how do locals enjoy Miami? I’ve…

  • The drunk driving tour of Napa Valley

    The drunk driving tour of Napa Valley

    There is probably a safer way to see and enjoy the wineries of Napa Valley, but the most affordable and convenient one is to drive. We were staying in San Francisco, where we rented a car. Looking back on it, it probably wasn’t the safest idea to have my friend drunk drive a rental up…

  • The flight, a short story

    The flight, a short story

    The following is an excerpt from Savage, a collection of short stories about the worst of human nature. The e-book is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo. Read it, enjoy it, review it online. If you must, you can send me hate mail, but if you do, I’ll…

  • Traveling in your 30s versus traveling in your 20s

    Traveling in your 30s versus traveling in your 20s

    I’ve been lucky enough to have traveled to almost 50 countries, primarily while I was in my energetic and carefree 20s. But there are some marked differences between traveling in your 30s and traveling in your 20s. These are some of the fun distinctions. In your 20s: You can fly halfway around the world, get…

  • Why you should travel in college

    Why you should travel in college

    You might be wondering why a 30-year-old going on 80 feels like she knows what’s best for college students. The answer is that I have the benefit of hindsight. As much as I enjoy travel now, I know without a shadow of a doubt, that college is one of the best times in your life…