Category Archive: europe

Rome! Too Much to See in This Crazy City.

Holy smokes. There is a lot to see in Rome, a city that’s hot, crowded, expensive, and wonderful. I flew to Rome on my way from Munich to Santorini because it was the… Continue reading

The Local Side of Santorini, Greece

While traveling in Chile I met a girl from Santorini, Greece. We were similar age, both traveling alone and staying at La Sirena Hostal in Los Lobos near Pichilemu on the coast. I… Continue reading

Getting Lost in the Parc del Laberint

Up a hill on the north side of Barcelona’s outskirts lies a hidden gem of a park: Parc del Laberint d’Horta. Hidden to me at least, I hadn’t heard of it once in my… Continue reading

Off-Season Island Life on Ibiza

In April I spent one amazing week living the island life of Ibiza. The reputation it’s always had in the States of being purely a party island was superseded by my reality there.… Continue reading

In Awe of Gaudí’s La Sagrada Familia Church in Barcelona

La Sagrada Familia is the notorious church in Barcelona whose construction began over 100 years ago under Gaudí and the final project isn’t slated to be done until 2030. To me the outside… Continue reading

Loving the Mountain Town Charm of Ripoll, Catalonia, Spain

Part of why I do what I do (in the living sense, not the career sense) is that for whatever reason, I absolutely love traveling places on a whim. Just thinking about it… Continue reading