I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on how my style and approach to travel has evolved and matured since my first backpacking trip to Europe in 1998. Last month I turned 35 while traveling here in Ecuador, and I think the decisions I make are a reflection of my age. Don’t get me wrong, I […]
Tips to save you money in one of the world’s most expensive cities.
While I did fly into the Bordeaux airport, and eat a few meals in the city, most of my time was spent farther south in the region around Arcachon Bay. I was staying with Sebastien and Magali, a French couple I met on the way to a small eco-hostel called Bulungula. The moment they suggested […]
Laura leads us through the Parisian streets. Grey, dreary, cold and wet. That sums up Paris in the final days of 2008. On the bright side, the city has lots of lights up for the holidays, and it presented the polar opposite experience I’d first had when visiting Paris in the peak of Summer ten […]
It turns out that Monte Carlo is a ghost town at night and everything was closed at 8 pm.