An Honest Review of Istanbul

  Istanbul, Turkey, a city that evoked a lot of unrequested opinions from friends and family when we mentioned we were going. Questions like “Is Istanbul Safe?” or “Are you worried about terrorism when visiting Istanbul?” and maybe my favorite “Do you realize you are going into a war zone”?  No review of Istanbul can…

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How to Be a Better Tourist…

  Yesterday afternoon while visiting Asheville, NC my wife and I were sitting in a cozy restaurant minding our own business, when all hell broke loose. A gaggle of unbathed millennials walked into the small area where we were seated, bringing with them two large dogs. They then proceeded to not only not order food…

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City Smackdown: Barcelona vs. Rome

I am starting a new series on ManinFlight.com called City smackdown; here I will compare two cities and let you know which I enjoyed better and why. Once all the points are tallied, I will come up with a winner (in my eyes). In this first post, I will focus on Barcelona vs. Rome, and attempt to map out the advantages…

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Top Ten Cities for Foodies

I figured since my travel experience largely revolves around food, I would give you my list of the top cities for foodies. This post is a work in progress, as it will evolve as I visit more cities across the globe. First, a little about my travel style, I eat more than one would think is humanly possible. A…

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Overview Budapest

Introduction:  I have been to many places throughout Europe, Budapest (Buda -pesht), Hungary is one of the most magnificent cities I have visited..thus, far. The city has a lot going for it, great food, amazing architecture, along with an incredible nightlife. Budapest is extremely walkable, and unlike some major cities (cough, Rome, cough) it is not totally overrun by…

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Overview: New Orleans

    Introduction: My last trip to New Orleans was also my first, and I must say I was impressed with the city. It felt like a different country at times, the food, the culture, and the atmosphere were foreign to me. It was like New York and Charleston had a baby and brought it to Gulf. The…

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