Romantic Boston

It is the most romantic day of the year in the US.  Red roses, chocolate and dinner for two.  And men and women hoping and praying that you will hear those two words ‘I will’ before the night ends, it is February 14th, it is Valentine’s Day.  And for those of you that will spend…

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The New England Patriots

They are the most hated team in the NFL led by the most hated quarterback and with a head coach despised in every state outside of New England and on February 4th they will play for their 6th Super Bowl Championship.  On Sunday the entire world of sports will be focused on Minneapolis, Minnesota for…

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scenes from an airport

It would be the first country I’d ever visit that was more difficult to get out of than into.  All of my friends that have visited this country told me to arrive at the airport at least three hours before my flight.  Once I did arrive at the airport I saw the reason why, it…

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10 Cities to visit in 2018

Now that 2018 is on and all are thinking of journey’s to take here are 10 cities all should think of to visit in 2018. 1. Boston, Mass – from history to some of the top art museums in the world – the first public library in the US to one of best symphony orchestras –…

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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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