When many of us think of Germany, what we are really thinking of is the German state of Bavaria. It’s the land of lederhosen and beer gardens and all that other good stuff. We were lucky enough to watch a wonderful house in a traditional Bavarian village full of wooden chalet-style houses with windowsill flower […]
I took this picture of the Sydney Opera House around sunset. Please look at it. Oh yeah, if you click on it, I think it gets bigger.
I like to drink things. I especially like drinking beer from countries called Belgium, Germany, and the Czech Republic. And in this new series, every once in a while I will be drinking something from one of these places or their neighbors and then writing things about it. Just to get this out of the […]
When we were in Brasov, we decided to grab a bottle of Romanian red wine and scale the local steep hill, Mt. Tampa. At the top I took a picture with my digital camera of the town below and as you might have guessed by now, this is that picture. Oh yeah, if you click […]
Europe is definitely more associated with medieval castles and train journeys than sand castles and ferry rides in most people’s minds, but any close inspection of a map reveals that the continent is home to thousands of miles of coastline and scores of islands off its shores. Some islands in Europe are well known homes […]
We actually spent a few weeks in Budapest, Hungary, lowlighted by a disastrous stint volunteering in a hostel in exchange for room and board. In between the chaos of that fiasco, we managed to have a pretty good time and trekked up a hill one day to get this picture of the Danube River and […]
After a few days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s skyscraping capital and renowned center for sidewalk rodent-punting, we boarded a bus for the island of Penang. I say island, and I know according to mapmakers and the planet Earth, Penang is indeed one, but it didn’t really feel like an island to me. Penang is massive […]
We were in between apartments recently, and as a result ended up with some time on our hands to go out and explore some parts of Holland we hadn’t seen yet. We ended up spending a few hours walking around the town of Hoorn, Holland looking at things and having lunch. We even took some pictures […]