Apr 182014

Don’t you just love it when you realize that you are too large to fit properly into the bathroom that you have to use for the next week!  I think if I was Asian this might be a spacious bathroom, except of course for Yao Ming (but we all know that he is a robot anyway).

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Oct 312013

I want to talk about Space Bags and whether or not you should use it when you travel.  This may seem like a no-brainer, but after traveling now for 13 months straight, I’ve changed my opinion on it a bit.

Below, I will analyze when I think you should use it and when I think it will cause you more trouble than it is worth.

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Jul 222013

I am just now leaving Salzburg, Austria and heading on a high-speed train to Munich (Munchen), Germany.  My impression of Salzburg was nothing if not amazing.  It is a small city with a well-centered altstadt (old part of the city) that makes you feel like you are in some sort of Harry Potter or similarly magical film.  The streets are filled with ‘hidden’ alleyways that link to other streets and the old-world charm of cobblestones, wrought iron, and horse carriages brings the city to life.


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Jul 072013
Airplane vs Train

Airplane vs Train

In Europe, you have many reliable methods of transportation from which to choose and each has its pros and cons.  You can travel by plane, bus, car, or train.  Here, I want to tell you why I chose to take an 8.5 hour train ride to get from Cologne, Germany to Vienna, Austria instead of taking a 1 hour plane ride. Continue reading »

Feb 132013

This is the first part of a 6 part series where I tell you what you should do with 6 days in Paris.  Each post will have a “What you should do:” section and a “What I am doing:” section. I have been to Paris many times and I think it will be interesting to share with you what I’m actually doing (and maybe why) and what a first-time visitor might want to do.

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Nov 262012

All of my YouTube travel videos can now be viewed from this blog. I setup a video player at https://www.madmanblog.com/my-travel-videos/.  You may also get to this page by clicking the tab at the top of every page titled “My Travel Videos.”

There, you will find a large video player that should have a playlist at the bottom of it. You can cycle through the playlist to choose a video or just watch the latest video, which should be loaded by default.

If you would like to view my videos from my channel on YouTube, you can do so here: MadManBlog