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...

How To Spend One Day in Zurich

Oh Zurich. We met for only a day but I was instantly attracted to you. Like Oslo in Norway you’re expensive, but I loved your elegant watches, tailored clothes, private banks and beautiful men. I’d love to get to know you better, but alas I...

Things to Do in New York for First Timers

For first-time visitors, The Big Apple can be rather overwhelming. On my first visit to to New York City I bought a guidebook and I had no idea in what order to do everything! There are so many iconic buildings, museums, galleries, restaurants and things...

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...

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...

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...

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...