Tips on Traveling With Sleep Apnea

  A few years ago I was diagnosed with sleep apnea (breathing stoppages while sleeping, which deprives the brain of oxygen and can cause a myriad of increased health risks if not treated). I was scarily prescribed a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, with an attached air hose and a face mask to wear…

Cantillon Brewery: Last Lambic Brewery in Brussels

Away from the touristy Delirium Cafe and it’s world record 2,000 beers on offer is a lesser-known gem, the family run Cantillon Brewery in Brussels. Cantillon has been brewing lambic beer with the same equipment since their inception in 1900. The active brewery and museum reside in a quiet residential neighborhood and apart from visiting…

Cantillon brewery in Brussels

Interview with Award Winning Foreign Correspondent, Conor O’Clery: Part Two

  Last month I had the privilege to sit down with two time Irish Journalist of the Year and author of 8 books, Conor O’Clery, for an interview on travel, expat life, and his many years of hard work as a foreign correspondent. That was actually my second meeting with Conor, as we’d first met…

Why You Should Travel Light

Most of us have been there, lugging too much stuff through an airport, then arriving at our destination wondering why we brought so many damn things! Years ago, it made economic sense to overpack, since checked bags were typically included in the airfare. But these days, even if a checked bag is included in your…