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All Inclusive Vacations On The Rise

All inclusive vacations as a market are expected to grow through 2017.

Bantayan Island

Island Life

Every once in while you find a hidden gem, an island where there are not many tourists and you can experience the true island life. I have traveled around a lot in the Philippines and have been to some pretty neat places but when I decided to visit Bantayan Island off the coast of Cebu […]


Cigar Lounges for the Traveler

I know I mainly write about travel but one of my many vices is a nice cigar. A lot of fellow travelers out there also enjoy a good cigar from time to time.  As I write this I am enjoying a Legado De Pepin robusto, blended by Don Pepin Garcia.

Travel Stories


20 Things I Have Learned While Traveling

Pack smart and only take what you need. Then unpack 20% of that.   Expect things to go wrong because they will. Delayed flights, cancelled flights, bad weather and more are all part of traveling. Things are going to go wrong just pack a good book, fire up the computer or have a chat with […]


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


5 Common Mistakes Tourists Make and How To Avoid Them

Every year people save in order to take that one memorable trip. Whether it’s a one week or a one-month trip you want to make the most of it without any glitches. Unfortunately something usually goes wrong and it can be anything from a small inconvenience to something that can totally ruin your trip. The […]


Five Travel Accessories You Don’t Have to Pack, But Why Wouldn’t You?

You don’t have to pack these travel accessories on your trip but why wouldn’t you? They don’t take up much room in your luggage and they make things a lot easier. How many times have you been packing and you start to put that tube of toothpaste in your carry on only to stop and […]

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Tats and Tires

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Bantayan Island Philippines Old Houses

Friday Photos – Old Houses

I look for interesting and unusual things to photograph when traveling and I recently saw these old houses on a trip. The photos were taken on Bantayan Island in the Philippines. These old houses were built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and belonged to some of the more wealthy and politically powerful people […]