Category Archives: North America (non-NYC)

Event Review: Airliners International 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for full expo registration, I am writing this review. Celebrating its 41st annual 3-day expo, Airliners International 2017 took place in Denver, Colorado from 14-17 June at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Fallen Star “House” at the University of California, San Diego (USA)

In honor of tomorrow’s trip to California, today’s post is about the Fallen Star “House” at the University of California, San Diego (USA): Since 1981, the Stuart Collection of UCSD has amassed and placed on display throughout the campus various … Continue reading

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Product Review: Kalahari Biltong

Disclaimer: In exchange for sample packets, I am writing this food review. To best describe Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Kalahari Biltong, I’m going to borrow a line straight outta there website– Imagine the tenderness and texture of prosciutto, the lean protein of jerky, … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Bay Harbor Hotel, Tampa, Florida, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for a two-night stay with one breakfast, I am reviewing the Bay Harbor Hotel, in Tampa, Florida, USA. I would like to start off this two-part look at the Tampa Bay area by thanking Cris of Visit … Continue reading

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Thirsty: The Capitalist Edition

Last year, I took a brief trip to Indianapolis, Indiana.  Overall, I had a good time – the hotel had bikes to borrow, and the weather and food worked out…that is, until I came upon an enterprising CVS (drug store/supermarket) … Continue reading

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Product Review: Fastachi Hazelnut and Pistachio Butter (Massachusetts, USA)

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of Fastachi, I received small containers of hazelnut and pistachio butter. Stemming from a regional New England tribal word that means “little gift,” Fastachi, originally called Mixed Nuts, is the brainchild of an Armenian … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Le Meridien Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a night’s-stay in a suite at the Le Meridién Charlotte, North Carolina.  The woman who helped me arrange this was very proactive and accommodating; not only was this a last-minute request, … Continue reading

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