Walking the Walls of Dubrovnik

Walking the Walls of Dubrovnik

When I first discovered that my Busabout trip would only be briefly passing through the Croatian city of Dubrovnik, I was a bit bummed....
Albania is Weird

Albania is Weird

When I mention to people that I passed briefly through Albania on my Europe trip this summer, many of them (after asking the compulsory...
The Two Sides of Alcatraz

The Two Sides of Alcatraz

When I visited the former-island-prison of Alcatraz in San Francisco for the first time back in May, I was struck immediately by its dual personalities....
My One-Night Stand With Parga

My One-Night Stand With Parga

My relationship with Athens just didn't work out. As much as I had wanted to love Greece's capital, the reality was that we just...
The Monasteries of Meteora

The Monasteries of Meteora

“Suspended in the air.” That's the literal translation of Meteora, one of mainland Greece's most popular destinations. And this UNESCO World Heritage site certainly...
26 Things Travel Has Taught Me

26 Things Travel Has Taught Me

Today is my 26th birthday. Today, I leave my “early 20s” and cross over into my “late 20s.” It's weird, in a way, because...
Soaking Up History in Bath, England

Soaking Up History in Bath, England

I definitely have preconceived notions when I hear the phrase “spa town.” I think fancy upscale hotels, h bath robes, insanely expensive food, and...
Discovering Hidden Istanbul

Discovering Hidden Istanbul

When someone tells you that something is “hidden,” usually all it does is make you want to find it. That was exactly the case...
Istanbul in Photos

Istanbul in Photos

I have so much to write about when it comes to Istanbul, Turkey. It's definitely one of the most dynamic and interesting big cities...