The best view in Reykjavik

pastel rooftops dusted with snow

It’s New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik, and the daylight doesn’t stick around for long. Would it hold on until we got to the top?

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Why Rome gave me the shits

I’m sorry Rome, it wasn’t you, it was me. Actually it wasn’t either of us, it was the hordes of self absorbed idiots descending …

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Romanian Roadtrip – Part 4

There’s 106 miles to Sighisoara, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark out, and we’re wearing sunglasses. Well, actually…..we loaded up the Dacia Logan and headed east toward Sighișoara, along the (by now) good old E60.

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The Day the Music (almost) died

The Day the Music (almost) died

“I have a little story to tell you …” my husband, travel partner and domestic saboteur thoughtfully remarked…

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Remember that bar in Krakow?

It was the middle of the day, and it looked anything but inviting. I can’t recall how we even came to cross the threshold. But taking a chance on a bar often pays off big time.

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Romanian Roadtrip Part 2

The Romanian Roadtrip Sibiu to Hunedoara Part 2 I’m prefacing this post by saying that we loved Romania, we loved its unpolished beauty, the way its unmade-up face is offered to you as a traveller. Its honest and real, exasperating and endearing. It gets under your skin. So this post is offered with a wry […]

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