Tag: Photography

Canterbury Cathedral
England, Photo Highlight

Canterbury Cathedral

What is it about this riot of color, light, and depth that is so captivating? One of my favorite travel photos comes from a short winter’s trip to England. Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest Christian structures in England. The cathedral’s long and mysterious history begins in the year […]

10 Reasons to Use Trover When You Travel
Travel Tips

10 Reasons to Use Trover When You Travel

Trover, “The Best of Everywhere” is a FREE travel app that has been around a few years. You can download Trover on iPhone or Android, or just go to the Trover website directly. I like it a lot, and let me tell you why. I use Trover extensively to plan upcoming trips, see […]

Saying Goodbye to Shenandoah
United States Travel, Virginia

Saying Goodbye to Shenandoah

As we work the last few weeks of our jobs, sell off our possessions and prepare for our travels, it’s been difficult to practice the yogic principles of aparigrah (non-grasping) and santosha (contentment). We are at an important intersection in life. The road ahead is full of travel plans and change. The road behind […]

Trier: The Rome of the North
Europe Travel, Germany, History & Archaeology

Trier: The Rome of the North

After so many years of travel, it is difficult to choose one single place as a favorite, but there is one place stands out in my mind more than the others. Trier, Germany’s oldest city, and nicknamed, “the Rome of the North,” calls me back again and again. Every visit to […]

Valetta, Malta: The Most Proud City
Europe Travel, History & Archaeology, Malta

Valetta, Malta: The Most Proud City

Even though I’ve only been back from Malta for about three months, there’s no place that I miss more than this superbissima, or most proud city. My favorite place on this beautiful earth used to be Greece. Greece was bumped to the status of second place favorite after I landed in Valetta, […]

The Byzantine Beauty in Berlin
Europe Travel, Germany, History & Archaeology

The Byzantine Beauty in Berlin

You would never guess that main attraction of the Bode Museum in Berlin is a mosaic from Ravenna, Italy. The Bode Museum on Museum Island houses a unique collection of Byzantine art, and I went there specifically for their Byzantine collection. I had no idea that a mosaic from Ravenna was waiting for me at the […]