It never ceases to amaze how different people in this country live in such different fashion. A person in New York City could go years without ever walking barefooted on grass. A person in a small town in the middle of nowhere could also go years without ordering sushi from a restaurant at 3am. Ours is a big and diverse country and we all go about living in it in our very own way.
If you were in London this very second check out all the cool things you could be doing. If you are in London this very second, what the hell are you doing reading this blog? Go out and enjoy life already. You live in one of the coolest places on this planet. Go be cool.
For the rest of you, if you want to be cool too and hang out with all the cool kids in London, now is the time of year to get your cool on. ... [read more]
You know that Easter is right around the corner when you start seeing Cadbury Creme Eggs in all of the food stores. For 11 months out of the year these tiny little innocent sugar bombs are stored in the back aisles somewhere near the little candy hearts people eat on Valentine’s Day and the Christmas-tree shaped marshmallow candy. These are all foods that have been designed to have a shelf life somewhere in the neighborhood of 7,000 years.
The return of the Cadbury Creme Eggs is a sure sign that spring is ... [read more]
Date:March 12th, 2007
Much like Las Vegas and other popular destinations around the world, you should never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever pay full price for a flight to London unless you have to go at the last minute and you can expense account it to your company. If that is the case, invite me along as your “business client”. I promise to keep you entertained during the flight over the Atlantic.
Prices on flights to London fluctuate throughout the year, but if you are a smart traveler, and I know for a ... [read more]
Dallas, Texas is a frequent destination for those who do business travel, but it also happens to be a place that some people choose to visit for pleasure. The “Big D”, as it is affectionately called by the residents who make it the ninth largest city in the United States, does things on a big scale. For example, the city has more restaurants per capita than New York City and Dallasites eat out about four times every week. That’s a whole lot of barbeque and Tex-Mex cuisine being consumed each ... [read more]
Date:February 12th, 2007
Good gravy, Mexico City is a big place. The metropolitan area has a population of 19.2 million people. That is about 20 times the entire population of Montana being crammed into a 3,600 square mile valley. On top of all that, all those people are crammed into a valley with an average elevation that is 7,300 feet above sea level. Oxygen must really be in demand!
Even though it is one of the world’s great megacities, you can still get a bit of a small town feel if you know ... [read more]
Date:February 8th, 2007
Here is an excellent deal for anyone who have ever dreamed of visiting Australia or New Zealand or for those who have been to those countries and who want to go back. Air Tahiti Nui yes, it is a legitimate airline with planes that have two wings and all that is offering up round-trip flights to Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand this February, March, and April from New York JFK for less than $1,000.
If that doesn’t tempt you enough, the flights also allow for you to ... [read more]
Date:February 7th, 2007
Type the words “Hawaii” and “Paradise” into Google and you’ll see tens of thousands of entries. There is no disputing that Hawaii is viewed by many people as being paradise. You might be one of them too after you pay the islands a visit for your next holiday vacation.
The good news for those who want to spend a slice of time in paradise is that flights to Hawaii are about as cheap as you will ever find them. ATA will fly you round-trip to Hawaii from parts of the ... [read more]
With its splendid bay, famous bridge, island prison, cable cars, and unreal steep hills, San Francisco is truly a unique American city. On a sunny day it is one of the prettiest cities in the United States. On a foggy day it is still one of the prettiest cities in the United States. On any day it is a great place to visit.
You can stroll along Fisherman’s Wharf, take a drive out to wine country, dine in Chinatown, take in the sights in the Haight Ashbury district and do some ... [read more]
Date:January 30th, 2007