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Shutter Love Sunday – Santorini, Greece

 destinations,eurotrip,photography   Mar 13, 2016    By

What was better, the Bloody Mary or the view? Definitely the view, in fact I don’t recall ever having a really good Bloody Mary in Europe. I remember sitting here one day as I watched the cruise ships pull into port. Santorini is loaded with views like this, and even as a solo traveler I […]

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Hidden Gems of Europe

 best of europe,destinations,eurotrip   Mar 8, 2016    By

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 already has multiple places of more popularized interest. Because of that I’ve also added in the best way to get to these gems…and in all cases there are direct routes […]

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Shutter Love Sunday – Krakow, Poland

 destinations,eurotrip,photography   Mar 6, 2016    By

There’s a lot more to Krakow than the salt mine tour and a day trip to Auschwitz. I love this shot of a hot-air balloon floating adjacent to the Wawel Castle. Built in the 14th century, this castle previously housed royals and political leaders, and now serves as a national museum.

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A Hybrid Emotion – To Travel is to Live

 destinations,eurotrip,wanderlust   Mar 1, 2016    By

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 in the taxi through downtown…stepping out for the first time in a main square and just looking around and taking a deep breath. Seeing all the permanent residents whose city […]

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