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Memorable Places #4: Palmyra

Memorable Places #4: Palmyra

Writing about Palmyra is a rather emotional experience for me. I visited Syria in November 2010, just a few months before the uprising in spring…

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Memorable Places #3: Pamukkale

Memorable Places #3: Pamukkale

I visited this natural formation near this small town in western Turkey in October 2010, and I’ve still never seen anything like it since. Pamukkale…

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Memorable Places #2: Great Wall of China

Memorable Places #2: Great Wall of China

Hi again! Welcome back to the Memorable Places series. Here, I’m going to look through my past travels from just over a decade and reflect…

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Memorable Places #1: Plaza de España

Memorable Places #1: Plaza de España

Hi there! It’s been a while. I know, the world is upside down and now is not a time to be planning travel, so I…

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The Joy of Everyday Things in Warsaw

The Joy of Everyday Things in Warsaw

I recently went to Warsaw for the weekend with a very good friend of mine, Michael Pieracci. We had never travelled together, but we’d spent…

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Places I'd Like to Visit in Italy: A Wishlist

Places I’d Like to Visit in Italy: A Wishlist

2017 was the first time I visited Italy since I was 18 (back in 2004!) and I went not only once, but twice. If you…

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Vienna in Summer

Vienna in Summer

I’ve spent a lot of time in Vienna over the years. Back in 2010, I started teaching English in Austria and was often placed in…

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We're Going to Mexico!

We’re Going to Mexico!

Well hello, 2017! It’s been a bit quiet around here for the last month or so as I made the active decision to take some…

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We're Going to Asia! (Plus, Receive a Postcard from Us!)

We’re Going to Asia! (Plus, Receive a Postcard from Us!)

It’s finally happening. After announcing our plan almost a year ago which then fell through, we are now actually going to be travelling in Asia! In less than…

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