Sunday, March 29, 2020

Beer me

Who doesn't like beer? It's simply un-American if you answer you do not. But, let's face it, American beers aren't exactly the greatest. While you have your micro breweries and all the hoppy ...

Detroit Delicious

Food. Yum. Need I say more? Travel anywhere, well mostly anywhere and you will encounter amazing food. I'm going to start with the holy grail of food, Coney Islands in the D. After a late night...

Swamp Water

I am here in Miami Beach visiting a friend of mine who incidentally refuses to like my blog on Facebook. Anyhow, his stubborn mentality notwithstanding, I am enjoying my time in South Beach. (Well Coral...

Paddle Bored

For most, going on vacation means relaxation, unwinding, and a momentary break from the everyday. Then you arrive and find yourself with nothing to do. While some people unplug from their emails, social media,...

Pho No

My eagerly awaited, impossible to be duplicated, Top 10 List of Pho, begins with a story describing what bad pho is. Only by comparing bad to good can we come to an understanding of...

Final 4 Free

Traveling for sporting events is one of the best reasons to travel. However, when your Detroit Lions make the Superbowl and it isn't held in Detroit (horrible idea to have it in a cold...

I am not drinking fucking Merlot!

“If anyone orders Merlot I am leaving. I am not drinking fucking Merlot!” One quote from a movie and I never drank Merlot again. Sideways came out in 2004 and 10 years later my wine aptitude has increased marginally yet I...

#10: Red Light Pho: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Right next to the organic coffee shops that line the streets and only steps away from the welcoming women of the skinny alley of the Red Light District is Amsterdam’s Chinatown. Fresh Peking Duck...

“You can get anything you want here.”

Singapore is a country of rules. Rule #1: No fun*. You can’t do anything in Singapore: no gum chewing, no jaywalking, and certainly no illicit behavior of any kind. Did you notice the asterisk? Singapore is a country...

The Ugly Hungry American

Wikipedia, my only source of reliable information, states that ‘Ugly American’ refers to perceptions of loud, arrogant, demeaning, thoughtless, ignorant, and ethnocentric behavior of American citizens abroad.” Nothing is worse than being told “Oh, you must be...
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