It is a curious practice we have of kissing a 330 million-year-old dirty limestone. Legend has it that those who kiss the Blarney Stone are given the “gift of gab.” […]
Join travel blogger Peggy on her journey through Ireland as she discovers the Ireland’s rich connection to music and the many stories it tells.
Today I had the sort of day that we all yearn for as travelers. To be at the right place at exactly the right time, as if I had planned it […]
Diego Rivera 2. The address of the iconic home and artist studio of Diego Rivera echoed in my mind for a second as I contemplated its significance. Who else do […]
It is hard to imagine that two artists alone could make an indelible mark on a city that would sustain for decades, a century, or more. Yet Diego Rivera and […]
I woke up in Veracruz City on the second to last day of 2016 having no idea I’d be going to bed that night in a jungle. Our hostel owner […]
“I’m Canadian!” he belted, his voice rising above the hundreds of chirping birds across the street. Now, I’m no expert. But this accent was not the accent of a Canadian. Or rather, since I don’t know Canadian accents well but can certainly recognize an American accent, that was the sound of an American if I’d ever heard one.
Reduce your stress during your travels by thinking through your packing ahead of time! These are my most important packing techniques that I’ve adopted over my years of European travel and two international moves.
In the case of the weekly Wordpress photo challenge “Life Imitates Art,” I’m abstaining from profundity of any kind and delving into this photo challenge quite literally, utilizing the immensity of my library of travel photography as a significant asset. I mean, doesn’t everybody love taking silly statue photos?
Central London, to me, has always had such a polished image. A place of beautiful, modern architecture brilliantly integrating with impeccably cleaned streets dominated by 18th and 19th century architecture and defined British culture. And once in a while, a piece of incredible street art.
For a lover of travel, the best thing Europe has to offer is having a completely different culture nearly at your fingertips…traveling from country to country in Europe requires less […]
It was 11pm and I was standing alone outside the Lecce train station with two luggages, two bags, no ride, no money, and Lecce’s Wikitravel entry loaded on my iphone, […]
I’m on a train bound for Kufstein, Austria. I’ve made the trip once before, in the winter, and it was a magical winter wonderland. Now it is an Eden of […]
These contrasting black and white words in front of you were written and rewritten a million times in those unpredictable moments of reflection that inevitably sneak up on me while […]
“My European Ritual” | APRIL 18, 2014 | New York Times From the roses of Granada to herring in Amsterdam to a hike above Athens, writers share the draws that […]