Police Encounters in the USA Compared to Europe

  Just to clarify, I’ve never been arrested (knock on wood!), but in the USA I seemed to semi-regularly have annoying little run-ins with police from time to time. Many of these stemmed from college days, and I while I won’t get into the specific idiotic details of those occurences, I probably¬†should have been arrested…

2013 Year End Review- Where We Travelled This Year

  2013 was our second calendar year living in Ireland, and it was a great year exploring the emerald island even further. And like many of the nearly 6 years we’ve lived in Europe, it was also a busy year of globe trotting for us. In total we travelled in 12 different countries this year,…

What surprises international travelers when they visit the USA?

There are a lot of stereotypes about the United States, some are true, some are not, and many things fall somewhere in between. The common beliefs about the USA that are certainties are that the average car is much bigger than their counterparts in the vast majority of the world and an American is more…

La Camina de la Plaza and Tijuana