Posted in Europe, Travels

Tower of London

So, I thought I had already published this post, but I guess there was a glitch in the matrix because I can’t find it anywhere.

Anyway, this was a solo trip out to the Tower of London complex because the Bestie had already been there before. I got sick the last time I visited London and missed the tour my family took at that time, and I was determined to not let that happen this time around. Continue reading “Tower of London”

Posted in Europe, Travels

British Museum

Unlike most people my age, I avoid bars and clubs when I travel. Props to you if you can do it, but I’m a lousy drinker and I absolutely hate drunk people (thanks to volunteering several concerts and rooming with two sorority girls in college).

So what do I do on my travels besides bitch about everything I hate? Visit museums. If you think the same way I do, then the British Museum is one that you don’t want to miss. Continue reading “British Museum”

Posted in North America, Travels

Toronto Tidbits

This is based on my visit to the city in the summer of 2012. Contrary to the beliefs of the folks ignorant of meteorology, such as myself, Canada is not all snowstorms and parkas. It actually gets flipping hot out there. Make sure to check the weather before you go.

Anyways, I highly recommend Toronto as a tourist destination. There’s great transportation, a variety of culture, an emerging (at that time) food scene, and friendly people. Here are a couple of highlights in Toronto . . . Continue reading “Toronto Tidbits”

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Travel Crime: Lower Your Chances of Being a Target

I don’t mean to scare anyone off traveling. It’s really one of the best things I’ve done in my short lifetime. You can meet some wonderful people, see monuments and things that you might only see on a Google search, and overall develop an appreciation for other cultures.

Having said that, it is important to know that tourists are often targeted in foreign countries. I’ve seen and heard it happen everywhere. I’m not saying that just because you’re a tourist you will be a victim, and I’m not saying that these tips will absolutely 100% prevent you from it, but I would like to pass some tips along to my fellow wanderers to lower the chances of being a target.

Read on . . . Continue reading “Travel Crime: Lower Your Chances of Being a Target”