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

Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento certainly is a worthy home base for exploring the Amalfi Coast and Naples region. The town has two beautiful ports with backdrops that are really fantastic and an easy-to-explore downtown. After spending… Continue reading

Pompeii, Italy – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Another spot on my list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit has been Pompeii. The city’s ruins sit in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, in Italy’s Campania region and is easily accessible… Continue reading

Porte Saint-Martin, Paris

Porte Saint-Martin in Paris’ 10th arrondissement marks the spot where the ancient city wall built under Charles V once stood. It was at this location where a medieval gate was located until it… Continue reading

La Basilique du Sacré Coeur de Montmartre, Paris

Perched on a hill high above Paris, the basilica of Sacré Cœur stands out for miles around. With good reason it and Montmartre are one of the more crowded areas for travelers. While… Continue reading

Marseille, France

In 2013 Marseille and Provence were named the European Capital of Culture by the European Union. Commonly referred to as MP2013, this prestigious designation brought about a year’s worth of culture events to… Continue reading