• Paris Can Wait. Go To Montreal!

    While I’m not the biggest fan of Paris, I must admit, Paris is Paris, and many cities pale in comparison, but hell, if your dollar is weak, but you want to scoop up a healthy portion of French culture, Montreal is the place to go. The language, the architecture,...
  • Guinea Pigs Aren’t Pork, Right? Things To Do In Lima, Peru

    Lima, Peru was the perfect last stop on the trip, especially since I was headed back to Los Angeles, because it had all the feels of East LA, and all the luxuries of my favorite parts of Los Angeles. Well, that’s not completely true. The Lima beaches are not...
  • “How to Hoe Safely” When Traveling

    There are few things more uncomfortable than waking up in a hotel room in the middle of the night in Cambodia with genital discharge and no idea when, where, or how this happened. No no no, not me, but a friend, but luckily for me, he’s allowing me to...
  • Jardim Botanico: Rio de Janeiro

    I have yet to see a garden I didn’t love. If you’re coming to Rio de Janeiro, this Botanical Garden is a must! The palm trees alone were breathtaking. I didn’t want to bore you with too many photos of plants, but here are a few to let your...
  • How To Fall in Love in Brazil

    Since arriving in the country almost a week ago, I’ve fallen in love repeatedly, and oh so easily. I’m not too upset, but some of it may be unrequited. But this I promise you: when you get here, you’ll know exactly what I mean. But for you cold-hearted, negative...
  • Frugal Icelandic Adventure: Dance with Auroras along the Blue Lagoon

    When you think of Iceland, the first thing that comes to mind is the electronica songstress, Björk, right? Fortunately, Reykjavik , Iceland had so much more to offer. After a $280 roundtrip ticket with WOW Airlines, it was time to see what Iceland had to offer. Visiting Iceland can be a...
  • You Must Believe In Fiction: Iguazu Falls (With Pics)

    There are many reasons to fly into Iguazu Falls, Brazil: 1. Just to say you did it. 2. To see more than just the stairs in Rio where everyone takes their photo. 3. It’s often cheaper. 4. Of course, the freaking wonder of the world: The Waterfalls! I hopped...
  • Montreal: Sex, Food, and Fika!

    Oh the mighty mighty works of Couchsurfing.com. Before arriving in Montreal, as I do before going to any city, I placed a discussion on Couchsurfing, inviting locals to dinner, drinks, good times on the town, and more. The amazingly talented Swedish singer and engineer, Sarah, wrote me, and I...
  • Virgin Islands, Here I Come!

      Virgin Islands, Here I Come I’m going on a trip to the Virgin Islands – December 24th to December 28th. I’m looking forward to the St. Thomas getaway. I’m going with a good friend for a much needed respite. We’re going to be on the US portion of...