I know, I know! I’ve forsaken you…I’ve returned to the life of American, desk-bound boringness, and haven’t blogged…at all!
I guess it’s a mixture of several things, but first and foremost: I work about 60 hours a week. NO ONE in their right mind can blog after that big of a shitstorm. Seriously. . . . → Read More: What is life without blogging? Nothing!
No matter how hard I research my trips using books and travel guides, nothing can substitute for first hand knowledge and insider advice. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to meet other people in the travel community (many of which run excellent blogs and helpful websites). These sites have helped me so much, and . . . → Read More: Useful Links!
View of the castle.
Although I am now the avid budget traveler, I have been fortunate enough to do some not-so-budget trips as well. One of the most unforgettable travel excursions must have been my one night stay at the Hotel auf der Wartburg, near Eisenach, Germany.
Early morning fog surrounds one of the . . . → Read More: Hotel auf der Wartburg – step back in time, even if just for a night.
Watching Northern Italy roll by
Traveling overland (that is, traveling sans airplane) is not a new concept, per se. However, a renaissance of sorts is happening with the growth of eco-tourism and environmentally responsible travel.
Counting castles while cruising (cheaply) down the river Rhine (that’s a tongue twister)!
Personally, I’m a huge proponent of . . . → Read More: Traveling sans airplane!