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Famous Theme Parks Around the World

Famous Theme Parks Around the World

The love of theme parks is universally shared among many children and adults. It’s about more than the thrill of the rides available - it’s a complete experience. One that many people treasure. While some people cherish going to the same theme park, again and again,...

Winter Travel Destinations to Consider

Winter Travel Destinations to Consider

Who doesn't love a winter wonderland? While winter vacations are not as commonly talked about as summer ones, they are still a favorite for many. Traveling to scenic winter destinations is a real treat, especially for those that love the snow and winter activities. ...

The Top U.S. Cities Entrepreneurs Are Moving To

The Top U.S. Cities Entrepreneurs Are Moving To

The beauty of entrepreneurship is that it can be done anywhere that you choose to live. Some industries may have better luck in certain regions than others, but entrepreneurs typically don’t have to be tied down to one location prior to beginning their business. However, there are some promising hubs in the United States that entrepreneurs continually move to in order to find success with their companies.

California crazy energy costs!

California crazy energy costs!

As a Californian, I cringe turning on the air conditioning in an attempt to keep my family comfortable during the hottest months of the year.  Will my monthly bill top $600+ for a single month?  It seems ludicrous that just by running the air conditioning the energy...

Travel and jobs of the future?

Travel and jobs of the future?

Jobs of the future! I often contemplate what future jobs will be like in 50 to 100 years or if humanity will even last this long.  The answer, with our damaging effects on the planet and general decline into the abyss, is probably not.  If, however, we do last this...

Tony Bilby Scuba

Tony Bilby Scuba

When I was in grade school in the 80’s, I was obsessed with a national geographic book, containing large glossy color photographs, that chronicled diving throughout the world along with a history of how diving first began.  I was fascinated with how underwater...

Tony Bilby in Bavaria

Tony Bilby in Bavaria

Throughout the year I would visit my grandparents in Germany.  They didn’t speak English.  I spoke only German to them during the times we would visit or they would come to the United States.  I was fortunate to experience my American culture living in the US as well...

Turkey – on a bus.

Turkey – on a bus.

John was a Turkish American and a great friend.  We met in middle school.  John was an interesting guy with an interesting background.  His father, the former prince of Uzbekistan, was born into wealth and aristocracy, but lost his riches and stature when the Soviets...

Antigua.

Antigua.

I visited Antigua a few years ago and enjoyed the still unspoiled natural beauty of the island! I stayed at a typical “all-inclusive” beachfront hotel that turned out to be great for the room and drinks, but not so great for food or culture, so we decided to venture...

Quebec City!

Quebec City!

I traveled to Quebec City with my fiancé back in 2009 and it was a great time. We flew on thanksgiving, just her and I, and the best part about our travel was that the airport was completely empty. So, no crowds, very few people, and totally awesome. We stayed at the...