Thoughts on Broadening Our Perspective

Thoughts on Broadening Our Perspective

Is it me, or is it human nature to be curious about places that are dangerous, or we perceive as being dangerous places to visit? I want to see the whole world, and that world includes nations like Somalia, Eritrea, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and North Korea. For some...
Thoughts on Brussels

Thoughts on Brussels

Our first trip to Brussels was a memorable experience. We arrived via the Eurostar from London, and after a quick 15 minute walk, met up with our Airbnb host who promptly showed us around his magnificent apartment. A place so quaint that I would later write in my...
2015 State Fair of Texas

2015 State Fair of Texas

Monday morning, and my foot hurts. Well, both of them do really. The left one has bothered me for some time, but has been much better over the past month or so, until yesterday. And yet I don’t mind. Why? My family and I spent the day at the State Fair of Texas,...
12 Cool Places in Canada’s North

12 Cool Places in Canada’s North

For many Canadians, and many people in general, the north is not their first choice when considering a vacation destination. The cold, dark, long winters cause us to dream of far away, exotic places that are warm, and probably within walking distance of a sandy beach,...
Visit Svalbard

Visit Svalbard

One of the northernmost inhabited areas in the world, Svalbard is a Norwegian territory known for its rugged, remote terrain of glaciers and frozen tundra that’s home to polar bears, reindeer, and Arctic foxes. The Northern Lights are spectacular in the winter...