A letter to citizens of the USA on St Patrick’s Day to clear up a few common misconceptions about the day that Ireland would like you to know about.
Cologne Cathedral, Kölner Dom to the locals is the crown jewel of Cologne. It is a gothic style Roman Catholic cathedral that construction started on in 1248. The dom is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is Germany’s most visited landmark with an average of 20,000 people visiting every day! It is also somewhere […]
I had the pleasure of spending most of my younger years in Northern California, specifically in Butte County. The county only has a population of 220,000 people as of 2010 with many of those in just a few cities that I would hesitate to call anything more than towns. The county is home to hippies […]
The budget branch of Norwegian Air has been granted a licence for transatlantic flights from Cork to the United States, the first Transatlantic flights coming to Cork Airport. These flights will go from Cork to New York and Boston. The first Cork to Boston flights are expected to begin within the next few months with […]
On our most recent trip to Cologne we made a point of visiting the Imhoff-Schokoladenmuseum, or in English the Chocolate Museum. It had been on our list of things to do while we were in Cologne for several years, because who doesn’t love chocolate? But since we go to Cologne more to work than to […]
This is my first attempt at an article that looks at how wheelchair friendly or not a city is. I’m looking almost exclusively at the tourist areas of Cologne for this and will be going into detail about any areas that really stand out to me in either a positive or negative way. If there’s […]
It’s always fun to look back at early travels and laugh at the silly things that took place along the way. My first international flight was uneventful, but I was crossing North America and the Atlantic Ocean solo as an 18-year-old who had barely ever left California. I made an Australian couple laugh in London, […]
It came to my attention late in the day that today is National Camera Day. I’m never one to miss out on an opportunity to share some wonderful travel photos so I quickly started going through my vast collection. Through my years of traveling, I’ve not always had the best equipment, but I’ve always tried […]