citizenM Tower of London Review: Waking up to the Best View in the City

citizenM Tower of London hotel

On this blog, I get quite a few requests about where to stay when traveling to certain destinations. Although I don’t write about London or the UK all that often, you would be surprised to find out that I get weekly requests from readers and even friends back home in the US who are looking […]

Black Sand Euphoria in Tjornuvik, Faroe Islands

Tjørnuvik in the Faroe Islands on Streymoy

People that visit the Faroes tend to have a favorite island.  Perhaps that island is Kalsoy because of the Kallur Lighthouse and dramatic precipices that abound the place.  Or maybe their favorite is Mykines, where quizzical puffins roam around soaking up the salty, albeit unspoiled Faroese air.   While all visitors claim a Faroese island […]

Bamboo Island, Thailand: Experiencing Paradise in the Andaman Sea

We all have our happy places on this planet.  Some of us just have a mere one or two, and others, like myself, have many and continuously keep adding to that list.  When I was in Thailand, I added another to my list:  Bamboo Island. My friend, Lindsay, and I had suffered through the inefficiencies […]