Category Archives: Europe

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

When preparing for the Camino, we read again and again about the signs that point “The Way” to Santiago. While we scoured maps and perused apps, the signage along the Camino always pointed us in the right direction during our … Continue reading

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Ten Things Learned on the Camino

We have only been back from our adventure on the Camino Primitivo for just over a week and the experiences are still settling in around us. But from some jot notes hastily scribbled on the road, in no particular order, … Continue reading

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Is this the best panoramic view and Star Wars movie place? You be the judge.

On a leisurely drive through the Ilhara Valley in Turkey’s Cappadocia region, just past the village of Selime we happened upon this sign. Intrigued, we wandered over to the nearby rock perch and were greeted to this sight.    It … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Sometimes a trip practically plans itself. We are very fresh from a trip to both Kazakhstan and Turkey; the former because of a conference in Astana, and the latter because our flights routed through Istanbul so we figured we’d stop over … Continue reading

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Sometimes the theme song for a trip presents itself

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Photo of the Day: Milltown Malbay, Ireland

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Brigit’s Garden, Galway, Ireland

Brigit’s Garden is the kind of place you just might overlook, unless you are into Celtic symbolism or botanical gardens…or both. We had seen brochures for this destination in several B&Bs on our recent trip to the Connemara region of … Continue reading

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