Rio de Janeiro points of interest

At the Copa, Copacabana

Whenever I think of Rio de Janeiro, the words to Barry Manilow’s Copacabana always play in my head. Showgirls, beaches, hot nightclubs and models playing volleyball on the beach are what I always imagined Rio to be. To my surprise, the reality turned out very differently.  Read more

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Athens, home of the Parthenon

In the land of Zeus and other Greek gods

I remember looking down from the airplane window and marvelling at how far Athens stretched between the hills. It shouldn’t have been surprising since Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, but it blew me away just the same. I was about to set my foot in a city that is 7,000 years old!  Read more

What’s your travel superpower

Let’s be honest, once you’ve been travelling for some time, you develop a certain type of skill sets that make you an expert traveller. I call those skills a travel superpower. Those powers give you and edge and sometimes you become an envy of everyone else. What are those skills you might ask. Let’s see. Read more

Travel through time to discover the past

Every time I watch X Men or any movie where the characters have some unique powers, I think of what mine would be. It always comes down to the ability to travel through time as my only pick. Hands down. No question about it.  Read more