Snapshot: Saint Lucia

It’s no longer a question of wanting; I need to escape. I fly from Helsinki to Stockholm, then Miami. I switch to a small propeller plane, which mostly propels my dormant fear of falling to a fiery death. I finally

Snapshot: Saint Lucia

It’s no longer a question of wanting; I need to escape. I fly from Helsinki to Stockholm, then Miami. I switch to a small propeller plane, which mostly propels my dormant fear of falling to a fiery death. I finally

Snapshot: Morning Mist in the Carpathian Mountains

The Carpathian Mountains are bathed in a majestic mist, equally beautiful and spooky. It’s still early morning, I’ve only slept three hours last night, and we are just getting our Transylvanian road trip started. This sight is more than enough

Snapshot: Morning Mist in the Carpathian Mountains

The Carpathian Mountains are bathed in a majestic mist, equally beautiful and spooky. It’s still early morning, I’ve only slept three hours last night, and we are just getting our Transylvanian road trip started. This sight is more than enough

Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer is one of the prettiest villages in Normandy. It doesn’t get nearly as much attention as some of the others, but it sure does deserve it. The village is quintessential Normandy, with its traditional farmhouses and cute little canals forming

Pont-Audemer

Pont-Audemer is one of the prettiest villages in Normandy. It doesn’t get nearly as much attention as some of the others, but it sure does deserve it. The village is quintessential Normandy, with its traditional farmhouses and cute little canals forming

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17-Mile Drive: California’s Best Scenic Drive

California is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited, and it would be incredibly hard to limit myself to even a Top 10 of the state’s wonders. Still, it would be easy to imagine 17-Mile Drive at the top

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17-Mile Drive: California’s Best Scenic Drive

California is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited, and it would be incredibly hard to limit myself to even a Top 10 of the state’s wonders. Still, it would be easy to imagine 17-Mile Drive at the top

Banksy at Amsterdam’s Moco Museum

I had a very odd experience recently at Moco, one of the coolest museums in Amsterdam. There was a Banksy exhibit, and I love Banksy. I also love graffiti. And I love art museums. Somehow I just couldn’t see this

Banksy at Amsterdam’s Moco Museum

I had a very odd experience recently at Moco, one of the coolest museums in Amsterdam. There was a Banksy exhibit, and I love Banksy. I also love graffiti. And I love art museums. Somehow I just couldn’t see this

Shinjuku San-chōme

Shinjuku’s Golden Gai and Kabuki-cho districts are world famous for the wild entertainment they provide, but for some reason, only a few steps away, the Shinjuku San-Chōme district sits alone as a complete unknown. The dense square-shaped area is far less famous than

Shinjuku San-chōme

Shinjuku’s Golden Gai and Kabuki-cho districts are world famous for the wild entertainment they provide, but for some reason, only a few steps away, the Shinjuku San-Chōme district sits alone as a complete unknown. The dense square-shaped area is far less famous than

The Two Faces of Bucharest

Bucharest is a weird little city, seemingly unaware of what it’s supposed to be. Some parts of lean strongly towards the West while others look towards the East. One street may seem very forward-thinking while the next leans strongly into

The Two Faces of Bucharest

Bucharest is a weird little city, seemingly unaware of what it’s supposed to be. Some parts of lean strongly towards the West while others look towards the East. One street may seem very forward-thinking while the next leans strongly into