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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 […]

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5 ‘Best In Show’ Winners – Dogs Of Europe

“You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.” – Robert Louis Stevenson I […]

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5 Off-Beat Attractions In Rome

When you think of Rome, you think ruins and religion. Most visitors stick to the standard list of attractions on their first trip to Rome, […]

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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, […]

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8 Non-Dracula Things To Do In Transylvania

Transylvania is a famous region in Romania. I visited the country years back for a business trip in Bucharest. People told me I probably wouldn’t […]

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My Favorite Street Music In Europe

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see […]

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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 […]

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Why the Medieval Italian Town of Anagni is Worth Your Time

Few attractions line the road from Naples to Rome. There is a palace here, an abbey over there, and then a series of nondescript towns […]

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Put Castelmezzano, Italy On Your Small Town Bucket List!

Last summer I wrote about my favorite European small towns, and if I did that article today Castelmezzano would definitely make the cut. They say […]

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“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” – Hippocrates I’m always learning. Not because I try to, maybe I […]

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“There you’ll find the place I love most in the world. The place where I grew thin from dreaming. My village, rising from the plain. […]

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