twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. so throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. catch the trade winds in your sail. explore. dream. discover. — mark twain — malta is under siege. the sun is shining brightly […]
a norwegian spring, skipping off to skopje, and loving ljubljana.
and above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. — roald dahl — fresh off my trip to kazakhstan, i was back at it, planning my next adventure. this time […]
home is where our story begins part of writing something and then having people subsequently read what you’ve written is trying to be relatable on some level. maybe it’s not relatable reading stories about my travels across europe and beyond, but the one thing everyone has in common is that we all come from somewhere. and […]
january in jamaica, if i must…
oh the places you’ll go. — dr. seuss — i never really travel to warm weather destinations, especially islands. the last time i went to a resort with an actual sand beach in a foreign country was mexico several years ago, but i love spending time with my family and they are very much warm […]
back at it, NYE in köln and a long day in luxembourg.
most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy. — robert anthony — i have a friend who i’ve known for 17 years. we met through a mutual friend when i was in college and he was living in germany. we have spent many drunken nights singing, laughing and behaving like total […]
an invitation of a lifetime.
we don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here. — susan taylor — time for a break from europe because I AM OFF TO JAPAN!!!!! when someone invites you to japan, you go, no questions asked. i was sinking my teeth into a thanksgiving turkey leg in denmark when […]
scandi winters and baltic adventures, part 1.
things do not change; we change! — henry david thoreau — should i be this nervous to go to sweden? my friends in norway would undoubtedly say yes (the norwegian-swedish relationship reminds me so much of the US-canadian banter that i know and love) but this nervousness was based more on the complete lack of […]