Tag Archives | featured


Baden-Baden: So Nice You Have to Name it Twice

On a visit to Baden-Baden for the Deutscher Medienpreis (German Media Awards), Bill Clinton said; “Baden-Baden is so nice you have to name it twice.” Indeed it is nice. It’s MORE than nice; I don’t think the word does it justice. Located in the Baden Wuttermburg area of Germany at the foothills of the Black Forest, […]

Continue Reading · 0

The Most Beautiful Train Ride I’ve Ever Taken

While I don’t have an official bucket list, experiencing an Amtrak train journey has definitely been on to-do list for quite a while. The long-distance Amtrak train routes across the USA offer the chance to see some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, so it’s definitely something I wanted to try at least […]

Continue Reading · 6

Broke-Ass Monte Carlo: How to Do Monaco on the Cheap

Thought Monaco was only for the uber rich and the high-rollers? Think again.  This teeny tiny principality nestled on the Mediterranean coast is known for being a playground of the rich and famous. Think of Monaco and your mind will probably stir up images of the Grand Prix, fast cars, super yachts, luxury hotels and […]

Continue Reading · 8

Can You Get Tired of Traveling?

To a lot of people, I appear to have the dream life of long term travel and being able to work for myself. I often get emails from readers who say, “I wish I could have your job! How do I do it too?” When I meet people in hostels and I tell people I’m […]

Continue Reading · 17

Carlos Celdran Intramuros Tour, Manila

When I mentioned I was going to visit the Philippines a few people told to ‘skip Manila’ or spend as little time there as possible. Well I completely disagree with them. I had a brilliant time in Manila and a lot of that was down to Carlos Celdran and his Intramuros walking tour, called “Walk […]

Continue Reading · 4

Note to Self: Don’t Go to James Bond Island in Rainy Season

If the name isn’t enough of a giveaway James Bond Island was one of the key movie locations for the 007 movie, The Man with the Golden Gun. And of course, what happens when a place appears in a blockbuster movie? It becomes a tourist destination! I’ve been staying in Phuket for a month and I […]

Continue Reading · 8