ten foods I never thought I’d love

One the most fascinating things in travel is a menu, it is a glimpse into the soul of a country.  It is a peak into it’s culture and its people and the pride they have in their culture and the foods that are a part of it, some of which will surprise, sadden or even…

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5 beautiful coastlines

  When it comes to travel I prefer the big city as opposed to the peaceful tranquility of being at one with nature or the beauty of a perfect white sand beach and the perfect blue water and sky that come along with it.  Over the years when I did leave the big city for…

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Press ‘2’ for English

As an English speaking man when it comes to travel that might be the biggest luxury I have.  I know whatever non-English speaking country I visit the language difference will not be an issue.  Any restaurant more than likely will have a menu in English, street signs, all tourist attractions, and public transportation wherever we…

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10 More Places in the World Everyone Should See

Earlier in the year I posted 10 places in the world everyone should see  http://thetravelingblackman.com/10-places-everyone-see/  well here are my next ten I think you should see Scandinavia During the Summer Solistice – there is nothing quite like experiencing 24 hours of straight daylight. Hachiko Square – if there is one place that can top Times Square –…

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Poetry and Verse

So often a simple quote from a piece of poetry or the chorus of a song can define an entire journey and every time you hear that song or read that piece of poetry you are immediately taken back to that time and place and you always will be.  I will always believe that a…

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Brunch In Boston

This list is a five way tie because you can’t go wrong with any one of them and best of all they are all budget friendly. Abe & Louie’s – yes, Abe and Louie’s their Sunday brunch is among the best in the city and not only will you enjoy, your wallet will still be talking…

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My 10 favorite cities

Here are the ten cities I will forever pay to visit: 1. Medellin, Colombia – I know this may surprise many of you with the nine that will follow but I found my love in Medellin, the person I want to spend my life with. So often people say long distance relationships never last whether…

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Rio, we have a problem

Recently I posted a piece entitled  it was ten cities I will never return Rio was the first and always will be and there’s a reason.  I have been going back and forth on whether to publicize this because it is something I never thought would happen to me.  And introduced me to the reality when…

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The Bucket List

 Cuba – a country that always lived by its own rules no matter what the rest of the world had to say, and from what I’ve seen some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Vietnam – it took the lives of  58,220 U.S soldiers I want to see where it all happened. Iceland –…

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