After our little prop plane ride to Glasgow, I wanted to see where my great grandparents had lived when they were married. We rented a car and decided to try and find the addresses. Here’s our adventure…. 1. This was … Continue reading I am driving on the right side of the road…no the left, right!
Every year, the NCAA hosts the March Madness tournament. Inviting 68 teams to participate in a playoff to determine the National Champion. For universities like Duke, Kansas and Kentucky, it is an annual right of passage. However, there are approximately … Continue reading March Madness – St. Bonaventure Edition – Getting There
In the past 4 years Jen and I have traveled to Philadelphia, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, Utah, San Francisco, Sedona and Phoenix Arizona, South Dakota, Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Hawaii and we are now planning a trip to Scotland. People often … Continue reading Paying for Vacation
We are simply two people, each carrying a backpack, that are trying to travel the world, one trip at a time. Like most everyone else, we work a full time job which does not leave us the luxury to travel at will. So this site is not one where you are going to learn how to travel the world on $20 a day or how you will need a part time job to manage airline miles, hotel perks, and credit card points. If you follow us, you will learn travel tips from our own experiences in which each of our … Continue reading How we travel
At Super Bowl 41, Devin Hester of the Chicago Bears took the opening kick off from the Indianapolis Colts over 105 yards for a touchdown. I stood in Sun Life Stadium and felt the concrete vibrating under my feet as … Continue reading FANDEMONIUM!
After the Penguins clinched the Eastern Conference final in a thrilling double overtime in game 7, Jen and I decided to see if we could manage to catch a Stanley Cup Final Game. After finding tickets to game 2 in Pittsburgh and applying airline miles, we were on our way. But since game 2 fell on a Wednesday night, we both had to work. So our itinerary was short. We spent only 12 hours in Pittsburgh but it was fun. We were working in Florida at 2:00, eating Primanti’s at Market Square at 6:30 and hitting our seats in PPG … Continue reading Stanley Cup Final Game 2
This was my first time at Wrigley, Jen’s third trip to the Friendly Confines. Anyone who has any awareness of American sports knows that the Cubs endured 108 years between Championships. The fans were known as Lovable Losers for enduring years of futility. Their motto was “Wait Until Next Year.” So in October 2016, when they finally shed their championship drought, Cubs fan experienced pure jubilation. I wish I had visited Wrigley before they became World Champions so I could compare the attitudes and vibes of the before and after. Even without that perspective, there’s still a silly drunkenness feel … Continue reading WRIGLEY FIELD