Autumn’s always been my favorite season and I’m excited for cooler weather and the changing of the leaves but the memories of this summer are still so sweet and fresh in my heart and mind. These twelve Instagram images encapsulate the summer that was.
I know I shouldn’t have done it but I couldn’t help myself. Climbing the old stone staircase to the second floor of the Gruuthuse Museum in Brugge, Belgium, I am struck by the sunlight streaming through the nearby stained glass window, landing on the steps in a cascade of color. In only a moment I am utterly entranced. I want… [Keep reading...]
It’s one of the big challenges of solo travel: most times, there’s no one to take your photo as you stand before some of the world’s most famous monuments, sites, and landmarks. What to do?
I’ve left Los Angeles now, and I’m heading north along California Route 1, also known as the iconic Pacific Coast Highway. Although I’m excited for what lies ahead, I can’t help but think back to the three amazing days I spent in L.A.
I love patchwork landscapes. Don’t you?
It’s been said that Edinburgh is the most beautiful city in Europe but until I got there, I didn’t believe it. It’s not that I expected Edinburgh to be unimpressive. It’s just that cities like Paris and Rome are usually on the receiving end of such accolades and, well, I hadn’t even heard of Edinburgh being beautiful until I started… [Keep reading...]
If you make the mistake of trying to rush through Edinburgh, Scotland and cramming as much as possible into a small amount of time, a session at the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is the perfect place to scale back and slow things down.