Jetsetting

Konstanz along the Bodensee | Discovering Germany

I was having a travel conversation with a friend from Berlin, and he was intrigued at the number of cities that I had visited in his home country of Germany. At one point in the conversation he mentioned that I probably had seen more of Germany than most Germans, which I incredibly doubt. He did… Continue reading Konstanz along the Bodensee | Discovering Germany

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Lovely Lake Bled | Discovering Slovenia

A visit to Lake Bled while exploring Slovenia will always be worth the journey. Over the centuries, people (especially Europeans) have flocked to the shores of Lake Bled for its medical benefits, as well as some R & R -rest and relaxation. That is why I had ventured out to Lake Bled from Ljubljana, a… Continue reading Lovely Lake Bled | Discovering Slovenia

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Hvalfjörður -Hval Fjord | An Unforgettable ICELANDIC Road Trip

There are many places to road trip in this world and heaven knows that I have I done many. There was one unforgettable road trip that has always stayed with me, and that was through the Hval Fjord in Iceland. In fact, both of my most memorable road trips have been in this country. The… Continue reading Hvalfjörður -Hval Fjord | An Unforgettable ICELANDIC Road Trip

Jetsetting, UNESCO

Madrid’s El Retiro Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Spain

A walk through the picturesque El Retiro Park makes for a tranquil afternoon for both locals and tourists alike. I had strolled the park gardens several times during my visit to Madrid, and it was a relaxing time away from the busyness of the city's bustle. The park is one of the largest in the… Continue reading Madrid’s El Retiro Park – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Discovering Spain

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Connemara National Park | Discovering Ireland

Visiting Connemara in County Galway along the westside of Ireland was balancing scale of emotions for me. It was joy of being out in a magnificent natural landscape, and sadness from its history of famine and loss. Many people come to Connemara for photography, outdoor recreation, or a relaxing getaway for a few days. There… Continue reading Connemara National Park | Discovering Ireland

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Inverness, Scotland | Exploring the Scottish Highlands

I had come to Inverness as my jumping off point to the Orkney Islands, which is an archipelago at the Northern tip of Scotland. I had stayed for several days in this pleasant city at the mouth of the River Ness, and was completely charmed. Inverness, Scotland Inverness is very walkable with interesting architecture, a… Continue reading Inverness, Scotland | Exploring the Scottish Highlands

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Searching for Nessie – Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands

Cruising the Loch Ness on a beautiful summer day was a highlight for me while visiting Inverness, Scotland. What would have made it more perfect was if we spotted Nessie. We did spot calm blue waters, an expansive sky, and the Urquhart castle which was good enough for me. Greetings from Loch Ness! I did… Continue reading Searching for Nessie – Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands

U.S. National Parks

Jenny Lake at Grand Teton National Park | Exploring Wyoming

Jenny Lake After I left the state of Wyoming, I had considered finding property close to Jackson Hole because the area was that impressive. Grand Teton National Park, which is located close to that upscale town of Jackson Hole, to which I fell in love with, was one of the reasons for my thoughts of… Continue reading Jenny Lake at Grand Teton National Park | Exploring Wyoming

Global Dining

Café Belvedere | Cream Cake + Views of Lake Bled, Slovenia

Bled Cream Cake, Rosé, Caffe and a Fairy Tale View - That was all that I needed to seal the deal on my love for Slovenia. It all happened at Café Belvedere, a graceful spot along Lake Bled, which boasts the best church and lake views. Café Belvedere not only had breath taking views, but… Continue reading Café Belvedere | Cream Cake + Views of Lake Bled, Slovenia

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Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve | Exploring California

Wish you were here! If this surreal landscape of azure skies, peaceful blue waters, and white rocky towers seems familiar, it is familiar. This is Mono Lake, and it was featured inside of Pink Floyd's 1975, "Wish you were here" album cover. The Diver, which was a photo taken by Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosissh, features what… Continue reading Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve | Exploring California