Category Archives: Food and Dining

Take Alcohol to Drink on Your Flight

I was recently tipped off to one of the most unbelievable travel tricks ever. In this day and age of insane security, invasive procedures and removal of freedoms, here’s a bright ray of sunshine. With an unintentional loophole (maybe intentional … Continue reading

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Poutine: It’s Not a Dirty Word. Well, Maybe.

I traveled to Montreal this year for the first time. Several friends had told me that it was their favorite city in the world, so I decided to take a vacation day and check it out. What I didn’t consider … Continue reading

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Great Food Options at DFW

Layovers are part of travel. They aren’t much fun, and unless you have a membership in an airline club, such as American’s Admiral’s Club, each airport presents its own challenge to find a good place to pass the time. In … Continue reading

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Culture Shock: Causes and Solutions

Culture shock is a term that is often used casually, but it’s a very real issue when traveling internationally. You can experience culture shock in any distant location, but there are three factors that I’ve found increase its effect dramatically. … Continue reading

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Tips for Asian Travel

A follower of the blog recently asked me to write a post about travel in Asia. As I started writing, I quickly realized that there was waaaaay too much for one post. I decided to spread it across several posts … Continue reading

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O’Hare’s Little Hidden Oasis

There are some really bad airports out there. Near the top of my list sits Chicago O’Hare (ORD). There’s no useful tram system, no moving sidewalks, flights are consistently delayed/canceled and the weather seems to increase the problems exponentially in … Continue reading

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Beer: the Mobile Revolution

Unlike DFW, DTW, XNA and most other airports, ORD (Chicago) allows you to take drinks, including Beer, to-go. This photo is my to-go beer in a coffee cup from Chili’s. I didn’t say it was pretty, but it was effective. … Continue reading

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