Home >> Europe


Throwback to a Trini in Scotland 2004 with bad photography

stirling - day 5 189

I was having some thoughts about the Scotch tour I had in Scotland, which was my first really great drinking experience and to my wife who has some English and Scottish in her bloodline … and I was thinking that it’s about time to start planning a trip back to the land of my favorite alcohol. 10 years ago, I …

Read More »

My 138 item travel bucket list


Every year, I try to update my old bucket list page … and it gets tougher and tougher each year. As I knock things off my bucket list, I add harder and harder things to the list. Years ago, I thought I would chronicle my experience/bucket list just like so many others before me … nothing special really, just a …

Read More »

12 things to do in Iceland : Trini-Style!

Ring Road

When I went to Iceland, I really thought that the place would be covered in ice. Seriously! There is a reason that Iceland is known at the “Land of Fire and Ice” … although I would rename it to: Iceland : Land of the “Ficeterfallucken” … aka Land of Fire, Ice and Waterfalls Turducken style. If you’re expecting amazing food …

Read More »

Tuesday Morning – Overrated!!! Leaning Tower of Pisa


So you’re in Italy and almost everyone who has gone to Italy, has been asked about the following things Is Pizza in Italy, THAT good? How is the Pope doing … did you see him, while you were in Rome? Were there gladiators at the Colisseo? Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa actually lean that much? For me, it is …

Read More »

Monday Morning Consultant – Le Meridien Bristol, Warsaw review


Getting into Warsaw after 11 hours in transit, never leaves you happy … even flying business class, however when the hotel you’re checking into, has such a remarkable history, you’re willing to go for the adventure. Opened in 1899, requisitioned by the Nazis, appropriated by the Communists, and even used as a secret base by the wartime resistance, it was …

Read More »

It’s 12/12/12 … so here’s my travel year in review …


As we come to the end of the year, you can’t help but reflect on the year that has gone by. For Diane and I, the adventures are almost over for the rest of the year, since we’re going to Guatemala again on December 27th. So as I sit here at the Westin in Edmonton at 5am, I’ve had some …

Read More »

Walking the ruins in Delos … How to get from Mykonos to Delos

On our mini Greek adventure, we stopped on the island of Mykonos. It’s pretty famous for the beaches and being quite the gay boy haven. Even the beaches are very well known … Super Paradise, Platis Gialos and Elia are very popular with tourists. The music is pumping all day long and there are tons and tons of bars on …

Read More »