I Amsterdam

My stay here was brief but wonderful. This vibrant city left quite an impression on me.  It was fun just walking around, checking out the diverse shops along the canals. I loved those chains of… Continue reading

Danke schön Berlin

Danke schön (“thank you”) All throughout my trip I’ve seen traces and heard echoes of World War II in every corner. Berlin was where I found the culmination of this history. Over 90%… Continue reading

Dobrý den Prague

Dobrý den (“dob-ri-den” : Czech for hello) Walking around this ancient capital, the first fact you may noticed was that the name Czech Republic is synonymous with Bohemia. This word is written and… Continue reading

Dzień dobry Kraków

Dzień dobry (“djen-dob-ri” Good morning) From Vienna I took a long detour to visit the UNESCO city of Kraków. I’ve always been interested in WWII and the holocaust and I couldn’t pass up… Continue reading

Bitte schön Vienna

Vienna was an easy 2 hour train ride from Budapest. The day started with an interesting time purchasing my train ticket, interesting because I wasn’t really sure what to do.  When my turn… Continue reading

Köszönöm Budapest

The bustling metropolis greeted me with a golden glow as the sun set on the horizon. I loved my hostel situated within a residential building right in the center of the jewish district,… Continue reading

NorthEast Coast Road Trip: Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

We are nearing the end of our trip as we drove to Maine’s largest island, Mt. Desert Island.  It is home to several towns, the largest of which is Bar Harbor, and the… Continue reading

A Lobster Education aboard the Sea Swallow

No trip to Maine would be complete without a proper lobster boat tour.  When searching for a boat to join I knew I didn’t want a run-of-the-mill trap but short of hijacking a… Continue reading

NorthEast Coast Road Trip: Midcoast Maine

The Historic Route 1 is a major local road that parallels the Atlantic Ocean and runs through most of the historic towns of Maine.  From this road I can easily explore the towns… Continue reading