As I sat on the rocky shores, I stared at the turquoise waters as they swirled and sloshed like a spin cycle set in slow motion. Nature’s hand carved a serene, rhythmic masterpiece through the river. Underneath, it’s fury raged with currents and forces that could kill a man in minutes. I was paralyzed by [...]
As a 9 to 5 traveler, I probably travel more than the average 40 hour a week person. However, I also live a life many people can relate to – full time job, house, car, family, daily routines and stresses. I don’t travel full time. Yet I want show people who are like me how they can travel more.
Batman roams the dark streets of Gotham as a hero with a dark past. Nearby, a runaway train races down the tracks ready to destroy anything that gets in its path. In a nearby prison, a flesh eating psychopath torments and plays games with an FBI agent. Has this city gone mad? Not at all. Welcome to Pittsburgh – the Hollywood of the East!
As I walked inside, the place was packed. I could barely move through the crowd. As I walked to my seat, I looked around. Maybe this wasn’t a good idea. A sea of red and white surrounded me. Flags were waving, voices screaming, and here I was right in the middle.
In this Mali travel guide for the Budget Travel Guides series, Phil Paoletta takes us beyond the headlines and news in West Africa to explore the people, culture, and activities. While many people may not travel to West Africa, these tips will help you connect with locals and save money as you learn more about [...]
I am still not comfortable saying those words. However, I am proclaiming it loud and clear with my Yosemite in Winter ebook. This has been a journey. I’ve learned a lot and I still have so much more to learn. One photo at a time, with the right light, in the right position, framing it [...]
After 20 years, I was reunited with my past in Myrtle Beach. As I walked down memory lane through old neighborhoods, places I hung out as a kid, and the scenes of my childhood experiences, so much had changed. After all these years, I had changed too. And that’s why I was really here. I [...]
I landed late on a Thursday night in Myrtle Beach. Ten years have passed since I last visited here. Nearly twenty years had passed since I lived here. Over the next couple of days, I revisited the places and memories of my teenage years. Both Myrtle Beach and I have changed.