I had a lot of reasons for leaving my career and home to travel around the world in August of 2009, and one of them was a vision of starting a new life abroad. For the first eight months of my voyage, I was convinced that (after rockin’ out Asia and Africa) I would find [...Read More!]
Currently the #1 article on this whole site, with over 5,000 views, is a little piece entitled: “The 7 Most Delicious Foods of Around the World 2009.”
Now another year of voracious eating has passed, bringing my munching mouth through Ghana, Spain, Portugal, New York, Philadelphia, and Boston. Burp! And a world culinary update is due.
Without [...Read More!]
Confession: I used to be a Mafia Wars addict. Like… a REALLY bad Mafia Wars addict.
For those who are blissfully unaware, Mafia Wars is a game through the Zynga platform on Facebook which involves clicking buttons over and over (and over) again to “Do Jobs” and perform “Hits” against other players in order to gain [...Read More!]
First, today is my eight-month anniversary of flying out of Boston to travel the world!
Second, I am essentially living a lie. On April sixth, 2010, I arrived in Spain and have been here ever since… yet everyone thinks I am still in Portugal because I’ve had such a backlog of blog articles and photos about [...Read More!]
My brother and I are shocked: It appears that beautiful Portugal can be rocked out for less than $50 U.S. Dollars a day, everything included!
When entering Europe after seven and a half months in Southeast Asia and West Africa, I had visions of a European ATM spouting tentacles and strangling me as it reached into [...Read More!]
My brother hurled the paper bag to the floor with a thud.
“What the heck is that?” I asked, fearful.
My brother put his head in his hands and wailed: “I had such high hopes!”
I reached into the bag and pulled out: a bright orange, seven-inch long stalagmite of sugar, egg… and what felt a lot [...Read More!]