Travel blogs, tips and advice for destinations all over the world

Prague, Czech Republic

Historic, Romantic, Cozy, Modern & very affordable.
Prague is one of the most beautiful and very tourist friendly cities I have been to. The whole city is very walkable and unlike some other European cities, will not bite into your wallet. You can start exploring thec ity by going to the Charles Bridge, a very centrally located historic bridge on the Vlatava (Vol-ta-va) river. (Read on ...)

Yosemite Half Dome hike

Insane personal challenge. Worth every step. "Half Dome is the ultimate Yosemite day hike - the one you can't die without doing, and the one you're most likely to die while doing" - Unkown.
Over the past 20 years, I have made many trips to Yosemite national park. Each time I have gazed at the top of the imposing Half Dome rock and wondered what it would be like to stand on top. (Read on ...)

Paris, France

City of lights, love and life
Paris is undoubtedly my most favorite destination in the world. I have been there at least a dozen times, but still whenever a question comes up about my favorite vacation destination, I always say Paris. What's one thing you should definitely see in Paris? I am not going to answer that with one of the top tourist attractions, because it's really none of those. (Read on ...)

Cesky Krumlov, Czechia

Castle, Dungeon, Village, River. Not a backlot.

Cesky Krumlov, one of the most fascinating medieval towns that I have visited. We took the early morning train from the station, the main station. It leaves around 8:00 in the morning, and we were able to easily get tickets at the station. (Read on ...)

Vienna, Austria

Royal, Historic, Functional City
Vienna was the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and has had a long history as the cultural and political center of Europe. It's no surprise to find many historical and grand buildings in the city. Buildings that line impressive straight line boulevards filled focused people going about their jobs. (Read on ...)