Wrigley Field Chicago

Selfie Sticks Get a Bum Rap

Okay, before you roll your eyes in disgust, please know that I get it.  Selfie sticks are annoying. I get it.  Heck, selfie sticks were banned at Disneyland, Wimbledon, the Palace of Versailles and the Colosseum with most sighting safety reasons.  Many museums have banned them as well to help preserve the art (i.e. preventing selfie…

The Social, CTV

Toronto’s TV Audience Member Tour 2014 (Part 2)

Day Two of my TV Audience Member Tour took me to the CTV studio in downtown Toronto.  As mentioned, the Renaissance Hotel that we stayed at was the perfect location.  Both the CTV and CBC studios were within walking distance from the hotel. With music pumping, the audience coordinator gets us hyped up as he…

The famous red chairs at Studio 43 for the George Stroumboulopoulos show.

Toronto’s TV Audience Member Tour 2014 (Part 1)

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to spend some time with family in Manitoba.  It was great to have a chunk of time to spend with them.  That has happened few and far between since I moved out west almost half a lifetime ago.  Unfortunately due to Armando’s new job that he had just…

Maya Beach on Ko Phi Phi Don Island, Thailand

Clouds, Drinks and Beaches in Krabi, Thailand

We wanted to end our trip on the beaches of Thailand, spending most of our time in Krabi.  Unfortunately, the weather did not get the memo.  But heck, I would take a cloudy, rainy day on vacation over not being on vacation any day.  Here’s some pics of our time spent in Krabi, Thailand: We…

One of the Red Light Districts in Bangkok, Thailand.

A Weekend in Bangkok

We often like to tour cities and just do normal things like the locals do and Bangkok was no exception.  In fact, we were itching to feel a bit of normal life after our adventures in Myanmar but of course we couldn’t go without making some tourist stops along the way.  Here is a mishmash…