Postcards from a solo adventure traveler…
In Turin, Italy — Sarcophagi and Palazzi
In the foothills of the Italian Alps, the historic city of Turin recounts the story of very different civilizations in two world-class museums: The Egyptian Museum and the Palazzo Madama.
The Other Face of Provence — The Camargue Delta
Western Europe’s largest delta, where the Rhône River meets the Mediterranean Sea, the Camargue is a unique mosaic of wetland teaming with wildlife — and a place of history and legends.
An Irish Roadtrip — From the Burren to the Dingle Peninsula
From Galway to the Dingle Peninsula, an especially scenic drive around County Clare the Wild Atlantic Way. .
An Irish Roadtrip — Connemara
Connemara is a breathtaking kaleidoscope of rusty bogs, lonely hills and soaring crags rising from slate blue lakes.
An Irish Roadtrip — Brú na Bóinne and the Giant’s Causeway
It’s a one-hour drive north from Dublin to Brú na Bóinne, and 5,000 years back in time.
In Dublin – Two Unique Museums Tell The Story of Ireland
Two outstanding Dublin museums explore the historical and cultural heritage of Ireland.
A Stroll Around Dublin Medieval History
While traces of Ireland’s Viking past have all but faded away, Dublin is a living museum of the convoluted medieval history that followed.
Avignon, France — The Other Papal City
In the sun-drenched provencal city of Avignon, the greatest gothic palace in the world still bears witness to the power of the papacy over the Middle Ages.
Beyond Narbo Martius — Narbonne Through The Ages
Since its foundation in 118 BC as the capital of the first Roman colony in Gaul, Narbonne has experienced a turbulent history — which can still be found along the winding cobble streets of its medieval center.
Narbo Via – In Search of Narbonne’s Roman Past
In 125 BC, the major Greek port city of Massalia (now Marseille) in the hellenized region of Southern Gaul, threatened by incursions from the Celto-Ligurian tribes of the Provencal hinterland, called for help from its Roman ally. The Senate sent its armies and within...
A Paleolithic Treasure Under The Sea — Cosquer Cave
In the Cosquer Cave in Marseille, France, a prehistoric treasure trove of rock art paintings lies deep under the sea, unaccessible to anyone but a handful of expert driver-archeologists. Now a precise reproduction of the Paleolithic wonder is open to the public on the Marseille waterfront.
Museo Sorolla — A Glimpse into the World of an Artist
One of the outstanding artist’s house museums in Europe, the Museo Sorolla has preserved the original atmosphere of the Madrid mansion and studio of Spanish impressionist Joachim Sorolla, and it holds the richest collection anywhere of the artist’s works.
A Stroll Through Madrid’s Revival Period
Around the turn of the 20th century, Madrid experienced a couple of decades of major urban revival. A variety of styles evolved as local architects reinterpreted designs of previous centuries while embracing the modernist trends from other countries.
I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…