Stratford-upon-Avon: Visiting...

8th Feb, 2016

I nearly forgot to tell you about the pilgrimage we made last summer to Stratford-upon-Avon: the home of that great Bard, of the man who wrote the sonnets and plays…

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Ballycarbery Castle, County Kerry,...

28th Dec, 2015

The thing about Ireland – and Europe in general, really – is that there are castles all over the damn place. They’re sort of like Red Lobster restaurants in America. Everyone’s…

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The Cliffs of Moher (aka, The Cliffs of...

18th Nov, 2015

  Every now and then, it’s nice to be indulged. I don’t mean all the time – like my nightly requests that we have orange flavored Hostess cupcakes for dinner…

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Tower Bridge Exhibition, London

3rd Nov, 2015

Prior to my most recent trip to London, the only thing I knew about Tower Bridge was this: In 1967, an American named Robert McCullough bought London Bridge, dismantled it,…

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The Shoreditch Street Art Tour Changed...

30th Oct, 2015

Have you ever spent gobs of time with someone, to the point where you think you know everything about them, but then something happens and you start to see them…

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Peveril Castle and Cave Dale, Peak...

13th Sep, 2015

When compared to the rich history that all but assaults you when you’re in England, Peveril Castle isn’t that interesting. Built by Henry II in 1176, it was one of…

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Haddon Hall, England: Prince...

3rd Sep, 2015

Rand and I had intended to come back from England a few days earlier than we actually did. On the morning we were slated to leave, Rand looked at the…

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Expo 2015: I Visit The World’s...

25th Aug, 2015

There are a few things that you should know about the World’s Fair. First off, it still exists. I, too, was surprised.

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The Chapel of The Holy Grail, Valencia,...

22nd Jun, 2015

“Is that …” Lisa trails off, never taking her eyes off the contents of the elaborate metal shrine in front of us. “A mummified arm,” I reply. “Yeah.” She is wordless for…

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