Iceland: First World Country. Third World Prices

December 23, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

  First, a little business history: In 2007, the three major banks of Iceland were doing a brisk business. In 2008, unable to refinance their loans, all three failed. They owed nearly six times Iceland’s GDP.   It was an epic crash, the worst of…

Tranquil Anguilla, A Foodie’s Taste of Paradise

December 21, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Situated about one mile east of St. Martin in the northeastern portion of the Caribbean, Anguilla is a tiny and pristine eel-shaped island (anguilla meaning eel in Italian) in the British West Indies. Though it’s a scant 35 square miles , don’t…

The magical island of Capri

December 21, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Lush, extraordinary warm weather Capri is the Mediterranean island where there’s been jet-setters, intellectuals, artists and writers, all captured by its magical beauty. A mix of history, nature, have given life to the myth of Capri, which is part…

Snorkelling the Stunning Similan Islands

December 10, 2013 Dan Ashbach 0

Oh Thailand. Easy to travel, relatively cheap, stunningly beautiful. I’ve already waxed lyrical on a whole host of destinations from our three month adventure around this Asian country, and today, I’m going to wax some more! If you happen to be…