My Big Fat Greek Islands Photo Essay

My Big Fat Greek Islands Photo Essay

What do you picture when you think of the Greek Islands? Blue-domed churches? Romantic beaches? Postcard-perfect ocean views? Well, I have good news for you: the...
The French Riviera: I Get It Now

The French Riviera: I Get It Now

I've heard people rave about the Côte d'Azur before; heard about all the celebrities who escape to the French Riviera each year. But I didn't...
Cemeteries Around the World

Cemeteries Around the World

Just in time for Halloween, I've decided to put together a round-up of some of my favorite cemeteries I've visited around the world. Yes,...
Getting a Feel for Florence

Getting a Feel for Florence

The Ponte Vecchio is the only bridge in Florence that survived WWII. But it wasn't by accident or out of sheer luck that this...
RTW Diaries: Month Three

RTW Diaries: Month Three

That's right, another month of travel already wrapped up and tucked away in my memory. People often tell you that time goes by faster...
Behind the Scenes at the Colosseum

Behind the Scenes at the Colosseum

In order to celebrate the completion of the Colosseum in the year 80 AD, the Romans celebrated with 100 days of “spectacles.” These weren't...
The Sights of Salzburg

The Sights of Salzburg

As far as Austrian destinations go, there's always been just one city at the top of my list: Salzburg. Yes, I know Austria is...
Local Living in London

Local Living in London

As I was planning my fourth visit to London and poring over accommodation options (one of my LEAST favorite parts about traveling), my mind...