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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 […]


mural at port of horta, faial island, portugal

Shutter Love Sunday – Faial, Portugal

 photography,Portugal   Aug 21, 2016   By

The port of Horta on Faial Island is a major hub for sailors traversing the Atlantic waters between North America and Europe. Years back a […]


overlooking a volcanic lake in azores

Shutter Love Tuesday – Sao Miguel, Azores

 Portugal   Aug 16, 2016   By

The Azores adventure has kicked off! My apologies for missing the Sunday posting, but WiFi connectivity issues prevented me from uploading the picture. We had […]


hans christian andersen park in solvang, california

Solvang – Swans and Ugly Ducklings

 destinations,photography   Aug 11, 2016   By

“One evening, just as the sun was setting amid radiant clouds, there came a large flock of beautiful birds out of the bushes. The duckling […]


prostitution museum in amsterdam

Shutter Love Sunday – Amsterdam, Netherlands

 Amsterdam, Netherlands,photography   Aug 7, 2016   By

This colorful piece of artwork is ‘The Courtesan’, by Vincent Van Gogh. The real one lives at the Van Gogh museum, but pictured here is […]


french restaurant in santa barbara, california

The Euro Food Scene in Santa Barbara

 destinations,food,photography   Aug 5, 2016   By

“To me, a critic is some loser who has no idea… someone with an opinion. We all have opinions. No offense, but what makes them […]


exploring a cave in iceland

Moving Pictures – Myvatn, Iceland

 Myvatn, destinations,Iceland   Aug 2, 2016   By

There is so much to see in Iceland – waterfalls, volcanoes, puffins, horses, geysers…the list goes on. In an area near Lake Myvatn, my friends […]


sunset in mostar, bosnia and herzegovina

Shutter Love Sunday – Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina   Jul 31, 2016   By

Although not blessed with the long coastline of neighboring Croatia, Mostar is not without its beauty. It boasts a unique-looking bridge, the Stari Most, the […]