So Much in a Name – Call me Leend Sigh

Common talked about it in “The Light” and Shakespeare referenced it in Romeo and Juliet. There is so much in a name and traveling to a foreign country pretty much guarantees that your American name will be butchered. However, I prefer the way my name […]

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Solo Traveling – Just Do It like Nike

When people find out that I do a lot of solo traveling, I frequently receive shocked expressions. I, in fact, prefer it. People typically ask, “Aren’t you scared?” My answer is usually, “No.” And I silently wonder if people would ask me the same question […]

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Pizza and The Pescetarian

Who doesn’t love pizza? I’ve loved pizza since four turtles (TEAM RAPHAEL) stiffed the delivery boy in the 1990 classic, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, for simply being late. As a pescetarian since 2010, my go-to toppings are green peppers, black olives, and mushrooms but I […]

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Travel Planning with Booking.com

*Disclaimer : I am not being paid to promote this website or their services – they’re really just that good. Half of the joy of taking a trip is in the planning – that whole journey, not the destination thing. I think I must have […]

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Korean Friendship Bell and Family History

A visit to the Korean Friendship Bell at San Pedro’s Angels Gate Park offers near panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Lovers walk hand in hand, skateboards roll along concrete walkways in disregard to no skateboarding signs, and kites soar in the ocean breeze. In […]

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Sick while Traveling in Machu Picchu

I woke up the morning of December 28th, 2016, three days after turning thirty-two, in the small town of Ollantaytambo, Peru with one of those sore throats that you know with all of your being it’s going to turn into something far worse than a […]

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