I hope you will enjoy learning about my travels and become inspired to plan your own adventures. I am looking forward to adding lots of travel tips and ideas, and in the meantime, you can read my journals and view galleries of the trips I’ve taken. Please feel free to leave comments so I know you’ve visited, and click the “Follow me” button above if you want to be notified when I post new content. Thanks, and bon voyage!

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Recent Posts

My Cuba Itinerary

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Michoacán and Monarcas

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I’m enjoying the discovery of all the natural and human-made beauty that Mexico reveals. Earlier this week I took a three-day trip to the state of Michoacán to do just that. I signed... READ MORE


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2019 We’re into the last two weeks of the year. 2019 included lots of travels for me, including the most significant journey of my life: a move to a new country. READ MORE

Pretty Cities, Plus History

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If I had to pick my two favorite things to discover when I travel, it would be beauty and history. Though I’d give the edge to natural beauty over urban beauty, I’m happy... READ MORE


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Note: I began writing this post while I was traveling in Poland in April 2019. I didn’t finish during the trip, and have finally completed writing about these heroes now in July. Most... READ MORE

It’s Where the Train Stopped

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“This is what I want you to understand,” said Mateusz as he drew lines and dots on his crude map of Poland. 10:30 am. We were sitting in a coffee shop in Stare... READ MORE