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My 10 Favorite Cities in Europe (for now)

What blog doesn’t have a “best of” list? I’ve split this up into more ‘known’ cities first, and then next week I will reveal my […]

street art in amsterdam, netherlands

15 Examples of Amazing European Street Art

I was inspired for this article by a fellow travel blogger, who recently posted some great street art from Miami. Back in college I had […]

goofing around in ireland

5 Things I Miss About Travel…and 5 I Don’t!

The top travel blogger out there is unarguably Matthew Kepnes of ‘Nomadic Matt’ fame, and I recently read an article on his site that he’s […]

main square in gdansk, poland

6 Cheap AND Nice Cities in Europe

I’ve been posting a lot on Quora lately, the social media forum that acts as a question/answer repository for any topic you can think of. […]

santillana del mar, spain - a beautiful small town in Europe

7 Charming Small Towns in Europe You Must Visit

I’ve always been fascinated with small towns. I even had an idea years back of writing a coffee-table book about small towns in the US, […]

gravensteen in ghent, belgium

7 Things to Know About Belgium

Most people are just in and out of Belgium, or just ‘passing through’ on their way to Amsterdam, Germany, London or Paris. They experience the […]

spanish dancing at balboa park, san diego

A Taste of Europe in San Diego

Balboa Park is one of the main attractions in San Diego. This is where the world famous zoo is, along with numerous museums, art galleries, […]

lake annecy

Hidden Gems of Europe

So what makes a ‘hidden gem’? I figure it’s a location off the radar from people’s tourist lists, maybe a city in a country that […]

peace from paris

A Hybrid Emotion – To Travel is to Live

Feel the nerves, feel the wonder, feel the excitement… That’s how I feel in a new city…as I emerge from the train station, or ride […]

ghent street art

Travel Smart – What’s in my Backpack?

As I stuffed my backpack for a recent Spain trip I was reminded of how ritualistic travel became for me. In regards to deciding what […]


cliff diving on terceira island, portugal

Shutter Love Sunday – Terceira, Azores

 Azores,photography,Portugal   Sep 25, 2016   By

Another photo from Terceira, probably my favorite of the four islands we visited recently in the Azores. All the islands are known for their multitude […]


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Holy Ravioli…I’m Moving to Italy!

 eurotrip,Italy,wanderlust   Sep 22, 2016   By

Unbelievable, unexpected, seemingly unreal…these are the words I use to describe my current situation. I got ‘the call’ a few weeks ago. I work for […]



Namur and Dinant – A Walloon Weekend!

Belgium Namur, Belgium   Sep 20, 2016   By

I’ve been trying to book most of my weekends, as I am fast approaching the end of my European experience. Once I return home to […]


street music in santa barbara, california

Shutter Love Sunday – Santa Barbara, California

 California,wanderlust   Sep 18, 2016   By

In many ways Santa Barbara reminded me of Europe, from its Spanish architecture to the French-like mood at the cafes and other nightlife. This street musician […]


wine festival in santa barbara

5 Things I Love About Santa Barbara

 destinations,festival,wanderlust   Sep 16, 2016   By

The story of Saint Barbara is a tragic one, if you believe it. Raised by a pagan father, she denounced his beliefs and converted to […]


majestic deer on terceira island

Shutter Love Sunday – Terceira, Azores

 Azores,photography,Portugal   Sep 11, 2016   By

It’s not often I get to see stunning wildlife scenes like this. As we were driving up Monte Brasil nearby the capital city of Angra […]


dog at french festival in santa barbara

Bastille Day 2016 – Tragedy and Triumph

 festival,France   Sep 9, 2016   By

He said he was delivering ice cream…so security let him pass. Minutes later, he drove through the promenade in Nice, dashing dreams and killing lovers. […]