Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have been flocking to Mexico either on vacation or to settle, according to multiple reports. In November, more than half a million Americans traveled to Mexico, The New York Times reported. The influx of Americans has been partly due to the relaxed restrictions at the Mexican border: while many countries requireContinue reading “Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases”

More Room in the rear seat of a Subcompact car than on Southwest Airlines


I take Uber/Fyft every day, Due to Covid 19, the ride share companies required passengers to ride in the back seat. As a lot of you know, I’m a giant man 6.4 over 300 pounds. Airline travel is a challenge. I tend to avoid Boeing’s Mega Popular 737 the staple of most airlines. With theContinue reading “More Room in the rear seat of a Subcompact car than on Southwest Airlines”

King Kong & Son


I saw him, as I was limping through Denver International, didn’t think much of it.  Saw him again in the B gates.  Like the Empire State Building,  BIG men stand out in the crowd.  This early twenty something, man was surrounded by a group of twenty somethings. He was my height ,around 6.4 and overContinue reading “King Kong & Son”

UGANDA: Top tourist things to do and see around Kampala


Take a stroll or ride around Kampala and you will be guaranteed a memorable sightseeing adventure. PIC: A view of Kampala’s skyline at night. In addition to Kampala’s historic buildings and rich cultures, there are so many interesting things to do and see. (Credit: KCCA) TOURISM Uganda’s national and commercial capital city Kampala was historicallyContinue reading “UGANDA: Top tourist things to do and see around Kampala”

The First Covid Thanksgiving


Sacramento Covid Cases have increased by 400%. Last week there were over a million new cases nationwide bringing the infection rate to over 11 million in the US. Experts recommend staying home this Thanksgiving. As traveling increases, so does your risk of being exposed to the coronavirus and of possibly spreading it to others. AAAContinue reading “The First Covid Thanksgiving”

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages


It’s no secret that English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages but there are good reasons to explain their woes that can’t just be put down to the fact that all young Europeans speak English. Linguistics expert Michelle Sheehan looks at five of them in this article from The Conversation. According to a recent survey co-ordinatedContinue reading “Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages”

When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?


Tourists take photos at the Portico d’Ottavia ruins in Rome’s Jewish Quarter on September 15th. Photo: AFPSome travel from the US to Italy is allowed, but only in certain circumstances. Here’s what you need to know. With many people in the US still anxious to get back to Italy as soon as they can, here’sContinue reading “When will Americans be allowed to travel to Italy again?”

Mexico: Riding the buses can be an adventure in Oaxaca


Mexico Life One of the challenges is determining a bus’s destination By: Joseph Sorrentino\Mexiconewsdaily If you’re visiting Oaxaca — a beautiful city and one of my favorites — chances are pretty good you’ll need to catch a bus fairly often. This, as anyone who’s attempted it will tell you, is no mean feat. First you’llContinue reading “Mexico: Riding the buses can be an adventure in Oaxaca”

CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey


      I’m not an alarmist by nature. You won’t find me screaming “the world is coming to the end” on I street , or fighting over a twelve pack of Ultra Charmin Toilet Paper at the Alhambra Safeway. I’ve survived the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Y2K, Sars, Swine Flu , The Ebola Virus andContinue reading “CoronaVirus “Sacramento” my 10 day Journey”