Walking Around Rome


Whenever possible we like to walk around a bit the first evening after arriving in our destination.  It helps to get some exercise before bedtime and adjust to the jet lag.  Besides, evening is an interesting time of day to observe the local happenings – people are getting off work, going out to eat, doing…

As British As Apple Pie?


Unexpected Food Flashback While my family enjoys trying new food, or new twists on familiar food, in our travels, it’s always fun to check out the overseas extensions of McDonald’s.  What many Americans may not realize is how different international McD’s menus can be. My wife was surprised though to find this apple pie at…

Treasures in Waterford, Ireland – Part 2


Part 1: https://newlatidude.com/2014/01/05/treasures-in-waterford-ireland-part-1/ Waterford Medieval Museum Conveniently located right beside the Bishop’s Palace is the Medieval Museum, which first opened in August 2012.  Our visit was shortly after the formal grand opening in March 2013, so it was a unique day in that we experienced both the “new carpet smell” and antiques from the Middle…

Continental Breakfast


Like all of Key & Peele’s stuff, this is hilarious.   Who doesn’t love “the pit of the doughnut” or the “fapoon”? Breakfast while on the road can be a lot of fun, or not so much, depending on your breakfast preferences.  I’m not one to skip breakfast, so I need to have something before…