There’s a romance that washes over you when you’re slowly moving through some place that’s slowly moved from the end of its greatest era till now.Read more "Quoting John Malkovich: The Haunting, Historic Beauty of Porto"
This tends to give me bad taste, ironically. Because style is funny, when you hear it from those who observe it and therefore enforce it.Read more "Europe and Style"
Don’t let the assholes get you down. Don’t feel bad for buying a guide book, even if you can find the same shit – better shit – online. And you definitely can.Read more "Why Go Guidebook?"
“Istanbul, perhaps, wins this contest. And there’s probably a reason: it’s only half-European.”Read more "Istanbul: Europe’s Most Beautiful Skyline?"
“So, you’ve got a plane ticket…”Read more "The Best European Cities in the World (2015) – Conde Nast Readers’ Awards"
So, where do Americans love to travel to most?
You might imagine Italy. Or Paris… because everyone loves France. Perhaps London, England. Even Spain might get some love.Read more "Where Do You Want To Go: Italy, France, Germany… or Portugal?"
The first one goes in, finally. The small crowd erupts – maybe 10 or 15 people, and just a handful of them are decked head-to-toenail in that beautifully tacky, sort-of vintage Red Devil tunic. I don’t even know the manufacturer; I just know it’s not Nike or Adidas. These people here, they’re a part of […]Read more "World Cup: Joining the Belgian Bandwagon"