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Email: Greetings from Panama City

Posted on Jan 21, 2011

Lauren and I are in Panama City on a five day trip to celebrate our December birthdays and completion of her finals. We flew here on Thursday and upon descending into the airport at about 9pm that night I was struck by the views of both the tall skyscrapers making up the Panama City skyline and all the ships sitting off the Pacific coast, presumably wanting to transit the canal. The city is very modern and clean and our B&B is located on a hill where the military officials used to live when the US had control of the canal zone.

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What is the Future of Printed Guidebooks?

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

I love reading guidebooks and use them extensively in trip planning and while on the road. However, they are a pain to travel with since they are bulky and weighty. I am intrigued now by electronic media, both written and audio, as perhaps a solution to this printed guidebook issue.

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South America: Buenos Aires

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

Buenos Aires was the first stop on our central South American journey. Our email provides all the details of our time there.

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South America: Uruguay

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

Uruguay was the last country that we visited during our South American trip. Here we spent time in the historic city of Colonia del Sacramento and in the capital, Montevideo.

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Email: Greetings from Buenos Aires

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

Darren and I are traveling in South America for two weeks, visiting Argentina , Paraguay , Brazil and Uruguay . Our first stop is Buenos Aires , which we reached via a 10-hour overnight flight from Dallas . We arrived here Thursday morning, and after paying the new $131 ‘entry fee’ each that has just been imposed on Americans and taking an airport bus about 20 miles to the downtown and our hotel, we settled in for an afternoon of sightseeing.

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