Entries from 'Travel'

Communism & Cocktails – A Cuba Recap

Visit any other Caribbean island or Central American beach town, and you could easily mistake one for another. But in Cuba, you always know you are in Cuba. The contrasting sights, smells and sounds are clearly Cuban and generally in your face. If you go: (and you should) Stay: Skip the Hotel and opt for a Casa…

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Norway Part 3: The Trolltunga Hike, a Postholing Adventure.

indlessly scrolling through my Instagram feed, I came across an image that stopped me in my tracks. It just so happen to be Trolltunga, or the Troll’s Tongue. I’ll admit that a good portion of my motivation for heading to Norway at all was just that one photo, overlooking what seemed to be photoshopped lake. At the…

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Norway Part 1: Preikestolen

’ve had a fascination with Norway for years dating back to LooseGrip’s early work with Norwegian company, TANDBERG. It is generally considered one of the happiest countries in the world, their citizens have the highest standard of living worldwide, heck their mass murders live like the %1. So following a biz trip to London, I…

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Norway Part #2: Everyman’s right. Allemannsrett. Buer Glacier.

n day 2, we woke at 5 am to attempt to make it to Odda, and on to Trolltunga by 10 to start the hike we had traveled to Norway to accomplish. The rain had different ideas. I’m a glutton for exercise punishment and all, but a 12 hour hike in the rain/fog/snow didn’t sound…

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Photoset: Tulum, Mexico

Prior to our trip, I was nervous Tulum’s proximity to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen would mean meals were eaten at the Senor Frogs, and we’d be fighting cruise ship goers to get a view of anything worth taking a picture of. I was very wrong. Just 1.5 hours and one straight shot south of…

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Hector State of Mind

Steep cliffs and deep water,  vineyards and waterfalls. Hector. Filled with Sailboats and ski boats, pontoons and party barges. Hector. Where Chris Craft and Kubotas are more sought after than Mercedes and McMansions. More kegerators than cable boxes. Hector. Where road noise comes from the road course. Where tractors and tourists cause the traffic jams….

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Certified Marineros

‘ve been sailing for a number of years. And by sailing, I mean drinking on a boat that happens to have sails. My buddy Liam and I have that was passed down to us by our fathers (primarily because neither of them wanted it in their yard). While over the years we’ve gotten better, we…

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Survival In The World’s Most Dangerous Nation

“How about Honduras?” she said as we were researching trip destinations… I figured, why not? I’d never been, plus on the surface it seems a lot like the rest of central america. Turns out, the answer to the “why not?” was a few reasons deep: Hon…

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Seats, Strangers & Seclusion.

You see that? It’s the back of the seat in front of you…. It’s the top of a stranger’s head, it’s a fold down tray table; it’s a barrier masked as convenience. It’s how we like to travel in the states, secluded to ourselves, protected from inter…

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Adventures in Business Travel: NASCAR Edition

I am lucky enough to have some kick-ass clients; ones that pay me to travel, be creative, and work as a part of their team. This includes getting to work with Kentucky Speedway with my friends at Aquarius SE. This last weekend was their first fora…

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