Category: Travel

Dreaming of a Simpler Life in Bulgaria

We arrived at the train station in Sofia, Bulgaria fatigued and dehydrated from the 20 hour train ride from Budapest. My cousin greeted us with a big hug and Bobby the driver promptly took...

Scottish Highlands Road Trip

I’ve never liked planning my vacations very far in advance. So, it wasn’t out of the norm for Martin and I to be sitting in Edinburgh and suddenly decide to go on a road...

Edinburgh Photo Tour

We’ve been having the best luck with beautiful weather in Edinburgh! We are staying with Martin’s aunt and uncle – the last time we were here was 11 years ago!  We are having fun...

Euro Trip

Let the Summer Eurotrip Begin!

Our first day in Rotterdam, Netherlands has left us utterly exhausted. We walked around the city all day long and jet lag is catching up to us. As I type this, my body thinks...

Ancient Chinese Communes – Fujian Tulou

The sun hadn’t yet started its gentle rise by the time we awoke. Rubbing the sleep from our eyes Martin and I briskly walked to the metro station in the drizzling rain. With our two...

Naked and Alone in a Japanese Hot Tub

We hadn’t slept at all when we landed in Tokyo at 8:00 a.m. Was it a mistake to take the 4-hour red-eye flight from Hong Kong? Then, I spotted a coffee shop. The world...