Monthly Archives: February 2013

Foods of Jamaica

Growing up in New York City, I've long been familiar with the foods that Jamaicans eat and prepare, but on my recent trip to...

Celebrating New Year’s in Padova (Padua), Italy

My Great Northern Italy Adventure continued a bit past my intended stay. I was scheduled to return home to New York City on the...

USE-IT European Maps: Paper Makes a Witty Comeback

Some things in life are better in their originally-intended state; when done correctly, maps are really most ideal in their paper form.
keep calm and carry-on

Keep Calm and Carry-On

I'm a firm believer in never checking my bags when I fly. There are many reasons for this, relating to peace of mind, convenience,...

Weekly Photo: Progress on NYC’s East Side Access Tunnels

*Click on image for full-sized view. These photos, taken by the MTA and posted on their Flickr account, show the progress that New York City's...

Weekly Travel News Recap: February 17 – 23, 2013

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today: Passengers urged to pass gas - A new...

Fun Facts About Australia (Infographic)

The Land Down Under has some interesting facts unique to this island/country/continent. Check out this visually-impressive infographic on Australia's fun and quirky facts published...

99 Rude and Obscene Place Names Around the World (In English)

This is what happens when I run out of ideas of things to write about - 5th grade Christian comes out. Here are 99...

Benefits of Taking a Vacation (Infographic)

We all know that vacations and holidays from the stresses of work, home, and in-laws are a great way to get a quick bit...

Insight into Jamaican Culture and Views from the Locals

On a recent trip to Jamaica with my good friend, Joseph, I happened to learn more about the country's culture in one night of...