Paris! Big city #5 of my 10 day trip, this is the Paris portion. I have been to Paris before but only for 4 hours, just long enough to literally run through the Louvre (the Louvre when done properly would take hours, Mona Lisa is much smaller than you think, Winged Victory is astonishing) and … Continue reading Paris, France
Copenhagen, Denmark My goal is 5 countries in 10 days. This is the Copenhagen portion. Copenhagen is one of the best cities I have ever had the pleasure to visit. I started my journey in Ireland then Iceland and from there I shot over to Copenhagen. I land in Copenhagen airport and get a rental … Continue reading Denmark
Ireland First country on my list for the next 10 days is Ireland. Some friends of mine are on the same flight so we make plans to meet for dinner. We grab our rental cars and the guy asks if I will be heading to Belfast, I say yes, thinking he is just making awkward … Continue reading Ireland
My trip to Oslo starts with the plane ride over. Turns out a few co workers were on this flight with me. I ended up with an empty aisle so one of the ladies I work with came and sat next to me for a bit. Her and I were chit chatting and I take … Continue reading Oslo, Norway
My Trip to Goree Island all started with a work. I had an amazing opportunity to do a military exercise off the coast of Dakar, Senegal with the Navy and the Senegalese Coast guard. Here is the link to read more about the exercise: http://www.c6f.navy.mil/news/us-senegal-cabo-verde-conduct-amlep-operations-west-africa When the ship pulled into the Dakar port, we were … Continue reading Goree Island, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa
I have been to Iceland several times and it is one of those places that never gets old. There are some places that you see once and you don't feel a need to go back...Not Iceland. I have been to Iceland twice for personal travel only for a few days each and then a third … Continue reading Iceland!
Tell Me Stories (The story portion) After a long journey and a lovely 5 hour layover in Zurich Switzerland I finally arrived in Bangkok. I hopped in a cab which was maybe an hour, and quickly passed out. The cab was 480Baht but should only cost 400 Baht (about $12) I clearly need to work … Continue reading Bangkok, Thailand (Stories and Pics)
What to Wear/Pack IT IS HOT all year round. Pack light comfortable clothing, which makes it possible to pack only a carry on. For the temples your shoulders and legs have to be covered. All the tourists wear the elephant print pants which are possibly the most comfortable pants I have ever worn and they … Continue reading Travel Tips for Bangkok, Thailand
2 ½ hours in Zurich I did what I could. Old Town (Alstadt) My journey to Bangkok, Thailand starts with Zurich. I noticed that I have a 4 hour layover in Zurich and decided that I was going to venture outside of the airport and do a bit of sight seeing. A somewhat quick 2 … Continue reading Zurich, Switzerland
St. Julians, Malta A buddy of mine and I decided to hop on a last minute flight to Malta, which was only about 4 hours away from takeoff, nothing like a little spontaneity to keep the soul alive. After a Quick 40 minute flight from Catania, Sicily we land late Friday night in Malta. … Continue reading Malta!