Podcast Recommendation:Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore Starring: Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam, Benedict Cumberbatch, and John Finnemore For those of you who haven’t already heard about this sparkling BBC Radio 4 sitcom, consider yourselves forewarned.  For you are about to enter a world filled with the kind of rib-tickling, spit-taking humour that is going to positively …

Amazing Amex ANA Offer

  It’s time to head to Japan.  American Express has an amazing new offer which gives 20,000 Membership Reward points if you spend a total of $1,000+ with ANA.  Now, keep in mind that this spend does not have to be one transaction – as long as the purchases are …

KLM Pulls 747 from SXM, Announces AMS – SXM Nonstop Flights

It’s a sad day when you hear that you can never see one of your fondest memories of the Caribbean again. I can’t imagine a Sint Maarten without that sky blue colored 747 coming down on top of those turquoise waters, vacationers, and excited sun bathers. It truly is an …

Batteries: Don’t Check Them In

More importantly – spare batteries. Normally, most of us ‘connected travellers’ carry at least 3-4 spare batteries (between your laptop/mobile phone/camera etc).  Personally, I carry anywhere between 6-8 spare batteries – 2 for my phone/Kindle/Google Glass, 1 for my laptop, and 3-5 for my camera. Now, that may sound like a …

The Best of Dallas?

I recently got to visit the Dallas Arboretum for the second time since I moved to Texas, almost 16 years ago. The garden has definitely come a long way since it opened back in 1940, and is considered to be one of the world’s top gardens according to Architectural Digest. …

Hotel Review: Westin Memorial City – Houston

The Westin Houston, Memorial City 945 Gessner Road  Houston, Texas 77024 Intro: A few months ago, I took my grandparents to Houston because they hadn’t been there before. Throughout their 4 year stay in Texas they have visited Dallas, Austin (they live here), San Antonio, and many other smaller places, but never …

Wanderlust, a Poem about my current state of being….

It’s the middle of the semester and I can’t help but feel the need to just head to the airport and just go somewhere. That’s anywhere, but here. I thought that moving to Dallas would mean I get to travel more, but it has been quite the opposite. In fact, …

Strolling the Streets of Seville

After dropping our bags at the hotel, and watching the sunset our balcony, we decided to head out for an evening stroll on the streets of Seville. The Old Town of Seville is considered to be one of the largest in Europe and contains 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Alcazar, …