Tag Archives: Middle East

Jordan: The Country, The People, The Movie Set (Not the River)

Touching down at the Amman Airport at 10:30 pm, it’s no surprise that our Egypt Air flight from Cairo is two hours late. (Fond Memories of the Middle East – Egypt) Our guide and driver Atallah meets us at the airport … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Egypt, Hotels, Jordan, Middle East, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Potty Break – Know Your Commodes

Warning – this post might be offensive to some people. Bathrooms. Restrooms. Water Closets. WCs. Johns. Baños. Toilettes. Toilets. Loos. Lavatories. The Little Girls’ Room. The Can. By any name, in whatever language, these facilities have different personalities around the world … Continue reading

Posted in Egypt, Europe, Hotels, Middle East, North America, Restaurants, Scandanavia, Sightseeing, South America, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeking the Strange

One of my favorite things to do while traveling is to seek out the strange sights, places that are a bit wacky and off the beaten tourist track.  I try to find at least one per trip. The extra effort … Continue reading

Posted in Belgium, Egypt, England, Europe, Hungary, Italy, Middle East, Sightseeing, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Pathfinder

When my mother’s death was imminent I took on a project of documenting her life. I had just been laid off from a job that I loved because of a pissing match between two media moguls. Some people see a … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Far Flung is Fun!

How far can we go? I ask that question everyday when I have a minute to daydream at work. There’s a map of the world above my desk. Originally I put it there because I was sick of staring at … Continue reading

Posted in Airlines, Alaska, Argentina, Chile, Easter Island, Europe, Jordan, Middle East, North America, North Carolina, Scandanavia, Sightseeing, South America, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment