Leon, Nicaragua

Authentic Travel Experiences in Touristy Destinations

Derek India, Perspectives 51 Comments

Not every traveler finds their experiences overseas to be rewarding and if you read enough travel blogs, you will come across posts and comments from people who were actually quite disappointed with the destinations they visited. Most of the disappointment stems from arriving in a town or city or even country that turns out to be far more touristy than …

View from Condor flight

Flying Across the Atlantic With Condor Airlines

Derek Transportation 55 Comments

Despite having promised myself dozens of times over the years to never book a flight, bus or train that required me to set my alarm for anything earlier than 6:00am (early morning is not my favorite time of day), I continue to fail miserably at this simple task. So last night I tried to do something different before my early …

Bike Tour in Hanko

Writing About My Trip To Finland Is Impossible

Derek Finland 68 Comments

Without a doubt, I thoroughly enjoyed my recent trip to Finland. However, I’ve been sitting here in front of my computer for a total of eight hours over the past two days trying to write more about that trip and the only thing I have is two pages of the most absurd gibberish and dribble I’ve ever put together. Here’s …