Category Archives: Travel

Bad Boys on Business Trips

Have you ever been stuck on a boring old business trip?  Maybe out to Boise or Cleveland with some hum-drum eats, beige hotel room and general malaise?  Yeah, most business trips are not nearly as much fun as people claim … Continue reading

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Ahh, Chinese Samba Troupe…

It’s always good to look back at pictures, dredging up memories of days gone by.  But every now and then, you do something that you’re going to remember for the rest of your life, even without ANY pictures.  For me, … Continue reading

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Caution, Black Ice Ahead!

Over the years, I’ve done a lot of driving and have logged probably somewheres around 450,000 miles.  I mostly drive a stick/manual vehicle so they’re also hard miles.  Up and down the hills of San Francisco, racing across Manhattan and … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Beyond the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz…

As an ex-resident of San Francisco, I can honestly say that it is one of the weirdest, most unusual and wackiest cities around.  And I don’t regret living there, you see a side to people and mankind that’s unlike anywhere … Continue reading

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February Madness- UNC vs. NC State Basketball Game

Got to sit on the spectacle that is NC State versus Carolina basketball rivalry and let’s just say the crowd was ready to go.  The RBC Center was red’ed out outside of some small specks of Carolina blue.  Cardboard signs … Continue reading

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The Ugly American Tourist: Truth or Fiction?

You know the stereotype that’s out there.  Loud American tourists, you can spot them a mile away.  Now I have to say that my goal when I travel internationally is to try to experience things as close as I could … Continue reading

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The Case for Carolina Vs. Duke

Where I grew up (In the Northeast, Boston to be exact) colleges were more about the academics than sports.  You’d have the Big East basketball rivalry, some hockey and that was about it.  But that’s certainly not the way it … Continue reading

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