This fall, I have had the opportunity to share many of my travel adventures and recommendations with several different friends who are abroad. Coming back to my blog is a great way to remember what I did and share the highlights of my trips with others. I think everyone who travels should write about … More Medieval Manhattan
On my second day in Pisa, the family and I first went to the swimming pool. While Federico and Lucca had swimming lessons, we lounged in the outdoor pool and swam laps in the indoor pool. Unlike in America, as many as 6 complete strangers share one lane – since there are not enough pool facilities … More Getting Crazy at Grandma’s 80th Birthday
Well I’ve been back in the States for over a week now and the effects of reverse culture shock have somewhat worn off. I’m reverting back to the American Dollar, and a schedule in which I go to bed at a reasonable time in order to wake up early. Also, I don’t substitute wine or beer for water, as … More I’m back!
I arrived in Wien (Vienna to us Americanos) a little after 9pm last night after being on a train from Zagreb for almost 7 hours. I had fully intended on sleeping on that train since I had woken up early to do the early bird bike tour of Zagreb. I could even stretch out across … More A Warm Welcome in Wien
This was a very early morning. Since I was staying in a hostel, I was rudely awakened about 4am by some very loud drunk people coming back into the room. I was able to get back to sleep once they passed out, but only for about an hour. I was up by 5:30 and on … More Good Morning Zagreb!
There is not that much to do on a Monday in Zagreb, Croatia. Nonetheless, I was here because I had really wanted to go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, so I set out to explore the city as well. First off, I needed to take care of my nasty, stinky laundry that had not … More Zagreb, Croatia