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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 […]


john lennon wall in prague

Yesteryear Europe, December – Remembering Lennon

 Liverpool, history,United Kingdom   Dec 2, 2016   By

Mark David Chapman…what a dick. He got into some cool music early on in life, before discovering extremist religion which led him to turn on […]


bathing at hot springs in sao miguel, azores

11 Things to Know When Visiting the Azores

 Azores,Portugal,travel advice,wanderlust   Nov 30, 2016   By

Before my trip, the Azores islands were a mystery to me. This collection of nine volcanic islands sits in the center of the Atlantic, allowing […]


street artist in rome, italy

Shutter Love Sunday – Rome, Italy

 art,Italy   Nov 28, 2016   By

I totally dig street artists, as I’ve discussed before. The one pictured below was working nearby the Trevi Fountain, using spray cans, stencils and other […]



Halloumi Cheese and Medieval Rhodes

Greece Rhodes, Greece   Nov 25, 2016   By

Halloumi cheese is the BEST cheese in the world. I first had it while I was living in Bahrain, and eventually ended up ordering it […]


beautiful landscape in croatia

Shutter Love Sunday – Croatia

 Croatia,photography   Nov 20, 2016   By

Starting in Dubrovnik, the drive up the Dalmatian Coast through Split is wonderfully scenic. As my friend was driving us towards the Bosnian border we […]


statue of liberty painting in colmar, france

5 Thoughts on the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

 history   Nov 18, 2016   By

The plane took off for Italy in the midst of the U.S. presidential election, thus robbing me of a chance to see this political drama […]


harry potter exhibit at universal studios hollywood

Moving Pictures – Universal Studios, California

 California,destinations   Nov 16, 2016   By

There aren’t a lot of ‘European’ sights in Southern California, but they do have a huge Harry Potter exhibit at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The […]