Basse-Normandie, France

The beaches of northern France have been attracting travelers for centuries. In particular, the D-Day beaches of Normandy are a popular destination because of their close proximity to Paris. Though history is a big… Continue reading

Bali, Indonesia

After a work trip to Jakarta I made time to stop in Bali for a few days before returning home. The predominantly Hindu island, sandwiched between Java and Lombok, was first inhabited around 2000… Continue reading

The Markets of Paris, France

One of my most favorite things to do in Paris is to explore the public markets. While I’d never be one to argue not to visit the Seine, Montmartre, Musée d’Orsay, and Le Marais,… Continue reading

The GR 20 Trail – Corsica, France

Of the many Grande Randonnée hiking trails in Europe, the GR 20 on the island of Corsica is considered to be one of the best, if not the best. The 180 kilometer/111.8 mile… Continue reading

Panoramas of Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Every time I take a trip in the American West I’m always surprised at the large sense of space. I shouldn’t be though. One of the things I tried to capture in this… Continue reading

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Though the Teton Range in northwest Wyoming is one of the shorter mountain ranges in the Rocky Mountains, it seems like it has an infinite number of adventure sports and photography opportunities. I… Continue reading

Sintra, Portugal

Just to the northwest of Lisbon, there’s a very nice day trip awaiting you. Dating back to the fifth century B.C., what is now known as Sintra includes Roman ruins and expansive Moorish… Continue reading

Lisbon, Portugal

The laid back vibe of Lisbon offers a nice change of pace from other, larger European capital cities I have visited. The city is pretty easy to get around in, especially if you… Continue reading

Naples, Italy

My first visit to southern Italy started with a two-day visit to Naples. I read a fair amount about it before making the decision to travel there having heard so many mixed reviews.… Continue reading

The Amalfi Coast and Capri, Italy

The sheer and sweeping cliffs of Italy’s Amalfi Coast are impressive to say the least. Small villages and towns are perched all along the hillsides, while the blue waters of the Mediterranean shine… Continue reading