Europe

12 things to do in Iceland : Trini-Style!

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 D* 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 …

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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 …

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Touring the Acropolis in July and August is torture …

As I’ve mentioned in other posts, being in the Mediterranean during July and August is really setting up yourself for multiple forms of torture, in that you’re going to be subjected to crowds, higher prices, low availability and brutally hot weather. Although this is one form of pain, you will also get spectacular pictures because the lighting and the weather …

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5 surprise expenses for travellers … and surprise in a shitty way

Visa fees Visas are required for Canadian citizens traveling to some major countries, and the fees can really escalate. Countries like Brazil charges Canadians citizens, a “reciprocity fee” (which is basically a “you want to fuck with our citizens and charge them an arm and a leg to get in your country, then you can take the same thing back …

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