How to explain the Netherlands? The people posting endless pictures of pretty canals and cute bicycles are definitely leaving out half the narrative.
Prague is great. Prague is beautiful. But Prague is crowded. I don't know about you, but I like to have my space and not feel like I could get trampled in a sea of tourists and segways should an emergency arise. When you're sick of everyone else in Prague also being amazed at how amazing Prague is, never fear, there are places you can go where sidewalk space is ample and pickpockets are few.
Every American's most idealized holiday tradition: the Christmas market! First up are the markets of Dresden, Germany.
Budapest is cheap, so eat everything you can, from fancy restaurants to street food and all the wine in between. Oh, and don't forget the palinka.
I try my hand at being a foodie and review a local restaurant. Whether or not I'm successful, everyone wins because the food and wine are delicious.
As winter sets in, I'm still dreaming about literary icons and meet-cutes among the iconic cafes and sights of the Adriatic Coast.
Celebrating Zwiebelmarkt (Onion Market) Festival in Weimar, Germany. And showing an East German many classic American 80s movies.
Don't fall for the hype--some popular recommendations in San Francisco are actually terrible. You can't believe everything travel bloggers tell you. Some humble advice for your trip to San Francisco, and musings on how to be a more ethical tourist.
The winter in Poland is long and cold, so you have to hold on to the summer while it lasts.
Everyone knows about airport layovers. That block of time that's usually too short for you to leave the airport and see the city you're in, meaning you have to make do entertaining yourself with overpriced chain restaurants, books off the New York Times bestseller list, duty-free shops, and maybe choreographing a dance routine on the moving sidewalk.