How to make it through the Global Entry process

I finally got my Global Entry application finished today. Here are some thoughts if you want to do the same. It’s going to be tough if you don’t have a Global Entry office in your city. San Francisco is the only office in Northern California, it would suck to be in Sacramento and beyond. The […]

Your first trip to Bangalore

My travel buddy Durward is joining me on my next trip to India. While I’ve had the opportunity to visit Bangalore many times, this is his first trip to India. I’ve been collecting some tips and thought I’d share them. Please note, this is not a travel list for all of India, rather more specifically […]

Burka ban protest with a twist

This video is a protest against the upcoming Burka ban in France. Sarkozy’s known for attacking immigrants whenever his polls are low and they’ve been a big target lately. These students wanted to do something that would get more attention than just wearing burkas around the city. Calling themselves the “Niqabitches,” the veiled ladies can […]

“Arbeit Macht Frei” sign stolen from Auschwitz

Nazi concentration camps featured a hopeful sign for the incoming prisoners. “Arbeit Macht Frei” means Work Sets You Free and helped keep up the guise of these “work camps”. Someone just stole the sign from Auschwitz. I took this photo of the Small Fortress in Terezin, Czech Republic. It’s hard to understand how horrible these […]