Category Archives: Travel Tangents

A discussion on travel related themes, trends and ridiculous concepts I’ve noticed or made up.

Cuy: One Man’s Pet is Another Man’s Dinner

Before setting off for Ecuador, each of us made a mental list of things we wanted to do, try and see. Trevor sought the 100+ foot monument of the winged Virgin Mary of Quito. Wesley wanted to scurry around some … Continue reading

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Europe: Danger!

I’ve met a lot of Americans who posses an unwarranted fear of traveling Europe. Some seem to equate a stay in a hostel with, well, what happens in the movie Hostel. Some seem to think if you visit a place … Continue reading

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Amsterdam’s Greatest Appeal

Mention Amsterdam to anyone and they will likely think of one of two places; either a city marked by legal drugs and window-shopping for women, or a place of majestic canals lined with quaint buildings and tulips. While both visions … Continue reading

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