Great Drives: The High Mountain Passes to Switzerland

I was going to make this a focal point post, but I then realized that I did this drive when I was still an amateur photographer so there weren’t enough good photos to warrant that kind of post. Bear with me as I relate my journeys through the Maloja and …

Review: AA Business Class LHR-DFW

Our ride to the airport was already waiting by the time we checked out of the Hilton Heathrow T5. The ride to the airport took 15 mins all in, and cost 50 pounds because the driver gave us a glare for not tipping “properly.” As usual the acted like he …

A Tale of Two Cities: And their fight against pollution

It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is the age of technological incandescence, it is the age of political incompetence, it is the epoch of democracy, it is the epoch of idiocracy, it is the season of comebacks, it is the season of drawbacks …

The Most European City of North America

  Most Americans (especially those living on the East Coast) are a lot closer to Europe than one would think.  I am, of course, referring to the French Canadian jewel: Québec City. As one of the oldest European settlements in North America (founded in 1608), it boasts a rich and turbulent …