Europe Travel​​

Ireland Trip: Day 2 (Part 2: Away From Temple Bar)
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Ireland Trip: Day 2 (Part 2: Away From Temple Bar)

It only takes a few minute strolling around the infamous (but alas, touristy) Temple Bar district at night to make you want to head south to Wexford Street to grab that evening pint. I headed […]

Ireland Trip: Day 2 (Guinness: What Better Way To Celebrate Getting Over Jet lag?)
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Ireland Trip: Day 2 (Guinness: What Better Way To Celebrate Getting Over Jet lag?)

Anaheim = Disneyland. Dublin = Guinness Storehouse. Here I am trying some of Ireland’s black gold in the Gravity Bar, a rooftop, 360-degree view of Dublin bar that sits on top of the Guinness Storehouse […]

Ireland Trip: Day 1
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Ireland Trip: Day 1

Mental note: In the future, do not eat two large bowls of a high-fiber breakfast cereal the morning of a long flight, it does not make for a comfortable trip. I left drizzly, grey New […]

Ireland Trip: Day -1
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Ireland Trip: Day -1

Here’s a picture of my travel gear before packing (a new personal travel tradition). Notice the lack of summer clothes but the inclusion of sunglasses (I’m an optimist). The good news is that the weather […]

The Top 10 Pubs In London
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The Top 10 Pubs In London

Who better to come up with a “Top Ten List of the Best Pubs in London” than the guy who wrote the book on it? Peter Haydon spills the beans on his favorite drinking joints […]

Turkey Is The New Greece, But You Know, Cheaper
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Turkey Is The New Greece, But You Know, Cheaper

Turkey has become a popular getaway for many European travelers as the Euro has taken off in value over the last few years. But as this article discovers, it’s still relatively easy to get away […]

Louvre Is 2008’s Most Visited Museum In The World
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Louvre Is 2008’s Most Visited Museum In The World

Almost as anticipated in the art and travel worlds as the Forbes 100 Richest list is in the financial world, the Top Five Most Visited Museums list was released today, with the Louvre topping the […]

Is Globalization Killing The Irish Pub?
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Is Globalization Killing The Irish Pub?

One person’s authentic Irish pub may be someone else’s Olive Garden. It seems that with the onset of globalization and the increase of culture exportation, the traditional Irish Pub is the latest to be recreated […]

Top 5 Spots For Street Food In Paris
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Top 5 Spots For Street Food In Paris

Paris may have some of the best (and most expensive) restaurants in the world, but for those hoping to save a little money or looking for something a little bit different while about town, here […]

Tips For Eastern Europe This Summer
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Tips For Eastern Europe This Summer

I would normally begin a post about a Rick Steves article by poking fun at his get-off-the-beaten-path-by-taking-my-tour-or-buying-my-book mantra, then dissuading you from taking any of his advice, but I’ve got to admit, the guy does […]