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Comfy Comporta

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As Columbus and seemingly the entire United States reels from the frigid, testicle-shying relentlessness of Jack Frost, lately I’ve sought warm and cozy places. Physically, sitting by my fireplace to thaw out my chestnuts and mentally drifting away to sunny daydreams. Read more

A Portuguese Panda and the Queen of Sintra

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Metro to Lisbon airport to pick up our awaiting chariot in the form of a Fiat Panda that’s about as aerodynamic and agile as a living room with wheels, filled with Oprah clones.

Bones: “When was the last time you drove stick?”

Me: “Three years ago.”

Bones: “Oh boy…” Read more

Why Portugal? | Lisbon

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Trepidations linger upon our arrival at the Rossio station metro smack-dab in the middle of Lisbon. Heard the same question half a dozen or so times before we left: ‘Portugal? What’s in Portugal?’ Read more

Two Gentlemen, a Well-Coiffed Horse, and Some Dead Fish: 18 Photos of Iceland

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Horse Mullet!

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Day of Days: Roam About Reykjavik (Without A Coat)

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Straight from my frosty travel log in Reykjavik:

No Coat, No Problem.

Flight from Columbus to Toronto on affiliate carrier Air Canada on a 1964 prop plane flown by Captain Red Baron – Check Read more

A Weekend in Paris on a Millionaire’s Dime

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In 2005, I was working as a part-time actor bartender in NYC, living with my (now ex) fiancé who was the personal assistant to makeup mogul, Trish McEvoy. Maybe you’ve seen Trish’s line; sold at most high-end department/vanity stores. Without divulging too much info, according to my ex (not me, Ms. Lawsuit), Trish was a Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde personality. Read more

Night of the Living Cruise Ship

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Dedicated to Roam About Dad

Conceptually, I just can’t get behind cruises. Maybe it’s because I was morbidly obsessed with Titanic (the actual ship) before Kate Winslet’s nips (no disrespect, I love me some Winsnips) graced the big screen. Maybe I’ve seen one-too-many Walmart x-mas riots to know a modern, expedited exodus off a hulking cruise ship with 4,000 + people is a logistical, frenzied nightmare. Read more

Tulips,Clogs,Hookers, and Pot

Person: “Travel Blog, huh? So, where have you traveled?”

Me: “Here and there, mostly domestic, some of Europe, Mexico, Russia, but adding to the list slowly.”

People Person: “What’s your favorite city?” Read more

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