Modernnomad67's Traveler Profile
- Economist and Adventurer
- New York City
- Favourite movie
- Saving Private Ryan, Melancholia, Uranus, Usual Suspects
- English, Math, and an old West Flemish dialect
- Interests and hobbies
- Travel, Skiing, Hiking, Weight Training, Camping, Cooking, Writing, Art, History, Anthropology, Architecture
- One thing I want to do before I die
- See the world - all of it.
- Favourite book
- Foucault's Pendulum
- My friends describe me as
This is an overland trip I took between March and August 2007 from Europe to China through the Baltics, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia.
Silk Road 2006: Overland From London to Beijing
This blog covers an overland trip I did from March to July of 2006 between London and Beijing through Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, and Central Asia
American Travels 2006 - 2007: A Few Short Trips Near Home
This blog covers a few short trips I took in the United States in 2006 and 2007 - Philadelphia, Adirondacks, Chicago, and New York.
Recent Entries by Modernnomad67
Dublin - The Drinkin'est Town I've Been To Since.. - Aug 1, 2015
The pub culture almost a cliché as is the favorite Irish art and pastime of drinking. I've known Americans who’ve gone on vacation to Dublin for a week. When I asked them where they wen...
Manchester - Capital of the North - Aug 21, 2015
The trains in Britain have a reputation for very poor service, the reason for its widely used nickname "ShitRail". I got to experience some of that leaving Liverpool. The claim was that there was s...
Manchester Museums - Art Gallery & Science & Indus - Aug 22, 2015
A large city like Manchester naturally has a number of museums. The one that several people recommended to me before my visit is the Museum of Science and Industry, a large complex housed in ...