Lake Bled and Lookout Hike

For four days I was wracking my brain for some sort of brilliant and clever Bled/bled/bleed pun that could accurately describe the fantasy setting of Bled, Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, and the Julian Alps. But to no avail…. Read More

Vintgar Gorge

Vintgar Gorge Hike: Bled, Slovenia

A main attraction in the Bled region of Slovenia is undoubtedly visiting the spectacular Vintgar Gorge. But what many people don’t know is that there is an equally spectacular hike that will bring you back to your car…. Read More

A Weekend In: Perfect Poznan

She was tired, the train I rode for my weekend in Poznan, I could tell. She creaked, moaned, and groaned more than I do when I have to work before the sun rises. But I’ve done enough morning… Read More

Citrus Cornbread

Sweet Citrus Cornbread

Try as I might to deny that summer isn’t over, the dark storm clouds and brisk winds this morning were trying to convince me. As I reluctantly swapped my shorts for jeans, it started to rain, and I… Read More

Berlin Daytrip: Schönower Heide

Berlin Daytrip: Schönower Heide

Berlin Daytrip: Schönower Heide Don’t get me wrong: I like Berlin, but after three weeks in any city I need to get out and feel something besides cement under my feet. Located about an hour north of Berlin,… Read More