On a recent trip to Beijing, China, I took a bike out to explore and discovered first hand how easy pandemics can start here. Still worth it.
Reykjavik's hidden secret is Omnom Chocolate, who produces perhaps the world's best, offering tours, and samples, for intrepid travelers looking for something unique to do in Iceland.
Edinburgh, Scotland. August. Fringe Festival. Amazing. This is a little guide/taste of what fringe is like in Edinburgh. It's fun, silly, serious, insane, intense and pure delight. It's when art takes over an already artistic city and puts it into overdrive. https://youtu.be/7DYZilI4HA4 There is performance happening in every single corner of this town, from large... Continue Reading →
It's the roaring 20's and I'm all for it ... so here's 20 phrases from the 1920's I'm looking forward to bringing back in style in 2020... so here is what I did over the weekend: I took a jorum of skee before ankling to my hayburner cause Im no wurp, and headed to the... Continue Reading →
The last trip to Edinburgh yielded simply the best place to drink Scotch whisky in all of Scotland, The Scotch Malt Whisky Societyin Leith, Edinburgh. This place is everything you want it to be, secretive enough not to be overrun by uncouth tourists, accessible enough to feel at home not knowing as much as you... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/A6d_tgFEZhk Edinburgh, Scotland, is such a perfect travel destination with world class food, amazing nightlife and killer culture that will leave any traveller wishing they had more time to explore. This city is a pleasure center, full of amazing museums, fantastic oddities like the Camera Obscura, killer hikes up to Arthur's Seat, and the... Continue Reading →
Unsilent Night is by far my favorite (and surrealist) holiday activity. Phil Kline composed a song in 1992, and each year he comes out to Washington Square, with a bunch of boom boxes and cassettes to meet up with hundreds of people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-SCI-9HUtY&feature=youtu.be You can download the song or grab a cassette (yes, cassette) and... Continue Reading →
Just a quick peek into my favorite place to stay in the city of Papeete, Tahiti, and this great little jeep tour that explored the inner beauty of the island, with waterfalls, tall mountain peaks, and lush valleys. The Hotel Tahiti Nui is a great place to stay, very centrally located, super modern, safe and... Continue Reading →