United States

Julian, California – Small Town Obsession

 California, United States   Mar 15, 2018   By

“This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; [...]


Apteka – A European Foodie Gem in Pittsburgh

 Poland, restaurant, United States, wanderlust   Nov 10, 2016   By

“Pittsburgh entered the core of my heart when I was a boy and cannot be torn out.” – Andrew Carnegie I’m lucky to have grown [...]


Memories of Pittsburgh – Cathedral of Learning

 european, history, United States, wanderlust   Nov 8, 2016   By

I remember the first time I walked into the Cathedral of Learning, the towering symbol of the University of Pittsburgh. I was not well traveled [...]


A Viking Invasion of Southern California!

 festival, Norway, United States   Oct 13, 2016   By

Before I get to the Viking experience, I must address European festivals in general. Back when I started this website, I thought I could get [...]


5 Things I Love About Santa Barbara

 destinations, festival, United States, wanderlust   Sep 16, 2016   By

The story of Saint Barbara is a tragic one, if you believe it. Raised by a pagan father, she denounced his beliefs and converted to [...]


Bastille Day 2016 – Tragedy and Triumph

 festival, France, United States   Sep 9, 2016   By

He said he was delivering ice cream…so security let him pass. Minutes later, he drove through the promenade in Nice, dashing dreams and killing lovers. [...]


Solvang – Swans and Ugly Ducklings

 destinations, photography, United States   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 [...]


The Euro Food Scene in Santa Barbara

 destinations, food, photography, United States   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 [...]