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The Best Medieval Castle in England
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The Best Medieval Castle in England

My wife hit a couple of balls out of the park during our U.K. road trip, most notably a gem of a restaurant find in Liverpool and the recommendation to visit Bodiam Castle on our 2nd to last day in England. Why was a visit to Bodiam Castle a home […]

A Visit To The Real Hundred Acre Wood In England with Piglet and Pooh
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A Visit To The Real Hundred Acre Wood In England with Piglet and Pooh

Maybe it’s because I too long to write stories for young people like A. A. Milne did, thus becoming, like him and his Winnie-the-Pooh books, a small but meaningful part of the childhoods of countless kids. Or maybe it’s because I generally adore childhood so damn much or because Piglet, […]

An Entrepreneurial Start Up Craft Brewery On Board The Carnival Vista
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An Entrepreneurial Start Up Craft Brewery On Board The Carnival Vista

Craft Beer at Sea (How Carnival Cruise Line’s Red Frog Brewery Is Changing The Cruise World) Corporate life, by definition, doesn’t lend itself to entrepreneurial endeavor. There are brainstorming sessions, committees, think tanks, cost benefit analysis charts, a SIPOC, and meetings about meetings about other meetings. There is all of […]

Cruise Port Review: A DIY Day of Adventure in Bonaire
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Cruise Port Review: A DIY Day of Adventure in Bonaire

If you’re anything like me, you crave at least a modicum of solitude while traveling, a temporary reprieve from the masses and their selfie sticks. When we took the Carnival Sunshine cruise to the southern Caribbean last fall we knew ahead of time we’d require one of the three ports […]

Carnival Horizon Sets Sail in March 2018 and We Can’t Wait
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Carnival Horizon Sets Sail in March 2018 and We Can’t Wait

Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship was recently named and is scheduled to set sail in early 2018. The Carnival Horizon will build upon Carnival Vista’s hi-tech fun (IMAX theater, SkyRide), themed suites, environmental efficiency, and its bright, open spaces that better connect passengers to the sea, to produce what promises […]

Eating For Pleasure
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Eating For Pleasure

A day after we’d shared, at Bacaro in Liverpool, what objectively was the finest meal my family had ever, and I think it’s not unreasonable to say, the finest we may ever enjoy together, my wife turned to the girls and I as we bid adieu to the home of […]

7 Things You Better Not Do On A Plane
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7 Things You Better Not Do On A Plane

You’re a mess from gate to gate and you make flying even more miserable than it already is on cramped planes with overpriced, slow-as-a-snail WiFi. Yeah you, I’m taking to you. There are small signs that the airline industry is trying to make domestic travel at 35,000 feet enjoyable again […]

A Monster in a Box: An Ireland Travel Horror Story
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A Monster in a Box: An Ireland Travel Horror Story

​ There was no way I’d ever do it. None. Zip. Zilch. Zero. I would never drive a car in Ireland because years earlier my favorite writer had done so, crashed on the impossibly narrow Irish country roads, suffered debilitating head injuries, and eventually took his own life once back […]

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