Posts from my visit through Europe

Feeling at Home in Ireland

Giant's Causeway

Visiting Ireland is like visiting a favorite relative. You feel immediately at home, assured of a warm welcome. The Irish are known for their hospital...


Iceland, Rugged Island on the Arctic Circle

Geyser Spirts Boiling Water Every 10-20 Minutes

Of the 55 countries I have visited, Iceland is in the top tier of countries that is a must-see. Iceland is geography and geology, with volcanoes, glac...


The Do's and Don'ts When Getting a French Long-Stay Visa

Entry Stamp

Are you looking forward to living in France? Check out the long-stay visa requirements and be prepared for a bureaucratic exercise. The list is long, ...


Avignon and Arles Day Trip Snippets

Walking Along the Rhone in Arles

Our trip to Avignon and Arles was our visit during our stay in France. Avignon was the first stop on the TGV from Lyon, about an hour away. There is a...


Five Things to Know About Nice to Monaco Weekend

Nice on the Cote d'Azur

There's something about a beach vacation that gets you excited. We were on our way to the French Riviera for our Nice to Monaco weekend so, this was n...


Ljubljana, Slovenia, The Best Place You Never Knew Existed

Lake Bled and Church of Annunciation

Most people will not know where Ljubljana is and that it is in the country of Slovenia. In our trip, we have been able to find relatively unknown citi...

About the Author

I am a recent retiree, and have been taking advantage of my newfound freedom to travel the world. So far, travelled to over 55 countries on six continents, and I've set might sights on 30 more countries while I am still able.
This blog is my journal of the wonderful cities, less traveled, that should be on everyone's proverbial bucket list.
Happy Traipsing the Globe!