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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 […]


tower of babel painting in vienna, austria

Shutter Love Sunday – Vienna, Austria

 Vienna, Austria,photography   Jan 15, 2017   By

There are three known paintings of the ‘Tower of Babel’, by the Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel. The first one was lost in Rome, and the […]


lagoa do fogo in sao miguel, portugal

6 Can’t Miss Things in Sao Miguel, Azores

 Azores,Portugal   Jan 13, 2017   By

“And there was war in heaven, Michael and his angels fought against the dragon…and the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the […]


christmas market in vienna, austria

How to Celebrate Christmas in Austria

 Salzburg, Vienna, Austria,Christmas   Jan 10, 2017   By

“I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and […]


view of quadrelle, italy

Shutter Love Sunday – Quadrelle, Italy

 Italy,photography   Jan 8, 2017   By

This is a dusk view from my new house in Quadrelle. Snow on the ground, mountains in the distance…quite different from my previous beach residence […]


live jazz music in prague

Moving Pictures – Prague, Czech Republic

 Prague, Czech Republic,destinations   Jan 3, 2017   By

Prague is one of those amazing cities with so much to do, but all condensed into a very manageable area. I was talking with a […]


last supper in sorrento, italy

Shutter Love Sunday – Sorrento, Italy

 Italy,photography   Jan 1, 2017   By

‘The Last Supper’, painted by Da Vinci in the late 15th century, is one of the most famous pieces of artwork in world history. You […]


christmas market in bolzano, italy

A Tale of Two Markets – Verona and Bolzano, Italy

 Christmas,festival,Italy   Dec 31, 2016   By

“A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every […]