Manila Security Guard

How Safe Are You In The Philippines?

For Westerners traveling to the Philippines for the first time, one of the things you become immediately aware of is the fact that there are Security Guards everywhere.

Manila Bay skyline

Manila Bay

There is an ongoing war of sorts in the Philippines regarding Manila Bay.

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I Need To Make A Confession

I have always tried to write a travel blog about travel and not too much about me. I wanted to share places and people that I have met in the hopes you might enjoy and experience the things I have had a privilege of seeing.

Travel Stories


Retire in Paradise

Anyone who has traveled has at one time had that thought pop into their head, “I could live here”. Whether it is that quaint little town in England with the great pub, the  Italian country side, the nightlife of Spain or the tropical beaches, at one time or another everyone has envisioned living the laid […]


Thessaloniki Greece-waterfront

Thessaloniki Greece, Old World Charm, Modern City

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and the Capitol of Central Macedonia. Founded in 315 BC by King Cassandre and named after the sister of Alexander the Great, the city is a meld of old world charm and modern city.

Travel Tips

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The Ultimate List of Airfare Booking Sites

Travel would be much more enjoyable if it weren’t for having to book a flight and put up with the actual flying part of the trip.

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How To Score A Great Airline Seat

Are you tired of crappy airline service, long lines, flight delays and people who give the impression they could care less?

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Photo: They Must Be Pretty Smart

  All I can say is they must be pretty smart kids.

Classis cars

Tats and Tires

Some people like tattoos, some classic cars and some motorcycles. Then there are those that like all three.