Category: Traveling

The Tavern, Old Salem North Carolina

February 2014 While working near Charlotte North Carolina I ventured out over a weekend to explore the local area and went to an old historic town called Salem where I had lunch at The Tavern. Old Salem is very historic. Experience early American history…

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Austin Texas

August 2014 There’s burger joints, then there are craft burger joints where the burgers exceed standards and take flavor combinations to a new level. Hopdoddy Burger Bar in Austin Texas is one of those craft burger places that make you go yum! Read on…

Poor Boy Lloyds, Baton Rouge Louisiana

April 2013 While working in Baton Rouge Louisiana a few years ago, I went to a great old place in town for classic cajun, creole, southern food and found it when I had lunch one day at a place called Poor Boy Lloyd’s.

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial, Austin Texas

March 2015 I’m a huge fan of Stevie Ray Vaughn. To me, he’s one of the greatest guitarist songwriters to ever live. He had a sound that talked straight to the soul, damn good music. Seeing the memorial to Stevie is a bucket list…

Paula’s Donuts, West Seneca New York

February 2017 Simply put, these were the best donuts I have ever tasted, seriously.. the best.

El Pinto Restaurant, Albuquerque New Mexico

September 2016 El Pinto Restaurant was voted Best New Mexican Restaurant in Albuquerque New Mexico according to the “Best of City” annual survey conducted by Albuquerque the Magazine.  They’re the local favorite for authentic New Mexican Cuisine.

Murals by Diego Rivera, Palacio Nacional de Mexico

March 2015 One afternoon after finishing up work in Mexico City (a few years back), I dropped off my gear at the hotel, called an Uber car and hopped in and headed to the city center at the main plaza to check out some…