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Getting to know Cuba in seven days

Me and the fam just got back from a seven day March break-ish vacation in Cuba. It’s the first time I’ve ever been. I loved it and would definitely go back for many reasons but mainly to discover more and…

Road cycling in Cuba: my first time

I recently spent a week with my family in Cuba during the March Break. And since I don’t beach, my dearest partner let me piss off and ride a bike — my unusual hobby as my daughter calls it —…

Notes from a taster trip to Northern California

The Embarcadero

Mallory Irene and I went to The Bay Area and drove up the coast this August. We flew into San Francisco and took the BART up to Berkeley Hills where Irene had booked us an awesome AirBnB. It’s only the…

Biking on the wrong side of the road

Trek Madone, rented from On Your Bike

I am in London for my sister’s 50th birthday party. It occurred to me that since they don’t really have what you and I understand by ‘winter’ in the UK, I should set up to go for a ride while…

Rainy day in Vancouver

I know it’s kind of like titling the post ‘breathed oxygen today’. But even our Vancouverite friends, all the shop keepers, waiters we’ve encountered say that the weather here has been particularly bleak this spring and early summer. Ah well.…