Archive for March, 2011

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Cats Love Shopping Online (Photo: Adrienne Lusby)

Are you getting a bunch of airline miles when you do your shopping? You should be. There are many ways to earn frequent flyer miles without actually flying. Three immediately come to mind: Mileage cards, airline dining programs and airline mileage shopping malls.

Most major airlines (American, United, US Airways, Delta, Continental, etc…) and even

Prater Park (Vienna, Austria)
Prater Park

After not feeling the love at “The Love Fest”, I decided it was time for some coffee and sustenance. Vienna is famous for its coffee and its historic cafes. I happen to love coffee and historic cafes, or any cafes that serve good coffee for that matter. The charming concierge at the hotel had insisted

Kyoto Castle Wall
Kyoto Castle Wall

My next post was going to be Vienna part 2. But in light of the recent tragic events in Japan, I have decided to put that post on hold until later this week.

I have visited Japan many times and always can’t wait to return. In fact, I have a motorcycle trip through the southern part of Japan planned for March 27th. (Whether that will happen now or not, remains to be seen).

A Gentle Soul
A Gentle Soul

Legendary Austro-Hungarian photo-journalist and war photographer, Robert Capa once famously said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” And he was right.

It’s quite simple. Get closer to your subject. Doing this one thing

Rey Mysterioso
The Ladies Love Luchadores (Photo: Adrienne Lusby)

Watch out Spaniards, Central Americans and South Americans I will be coming to your countries soon. And yes, the rumors are true. I’m learning Spanish. I’m looking forward to butchering your language with reckless abandon. I don’t believe in doing things half-assed so I’ve set a goal of becoming

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