Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Why I’m Loyal to Intercontinental

My first job out of college wasn’t a typical one. After weeks of interviews, I was ecstatic to get a job at a marketing firm that had a beautiful office, a great location in Fort Point, Boston, and an interviewer who coyly hinted at their list of celebrity clients. I accepted the job and couldn’t […]

My Favorite New Destinations of 2013

2013 was a fantastic and exciting travel year — probably my most active year of travel yet! This year I visited a record-breaking 22 countries (UK, USA, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, San Marino, Austria, Malta, Turkey, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Romania, United Arab Emirates, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, and Cambodia — though, […]

The UNESCO Hunt: 1-10

A few months ago, I resolved to visit 101 UNESCO World Heritage Sites by the end of the year. That would require me to visit 50 new sites in about eight months. It soon became clear that this was not going to happen. I failed in several ways. First off, I was traveling solidly for […]

Living it Up in Hip Kreuzberg, Berlin

Long before arriving in Berlin, I knew it was a city for hipsters.  But Berlin is a gargantuan place — several times the size of Paris.  Just where was the hippest neighborhood of all? I started researching and saw people say that both Kreuzberg and Prenzlauer Berg were very cool places to live.  But they […]

Berlin: City of Hipsters, City of Entrepreneurs

What took me so long? I’ve been living in Europe for the past year and a half, traveling to Europe for a decade before that, and I only just made it to the wonderful city of Berlin. The secret’s out.  This place is BEYOND fabulous.  I fell in love hard and fast with Berlin, and […]

Cheap Summer Getaway Ideas from HostelBookers

Every year, it seems like I get to August and realize that I haven’t traveled nearly as much as I’d have liked to.  And by then, everything’s too expensive and I’m stuck with a day trip to Foxwoods, where I will end up sandwiched between two toothless individuals at the Blackjack table. Don’t let this […]