Visiting Venice — alone — in the winter is decidedly more miserable than being stuck in the middle of a lake without a paddle during a snow flurry. I was there in January 2008, and it rained almost every day of my stay. People don’t flock to Venice to stay indoors, so it certainly wasn’t Read Post
Points of View
Our impressions of the world around us, from random musings to articles that stray from black and white advice.
It was day two in Venice, and I could already tell that pre-booking a weeklong stay was a mistake. My backpacker’s budget was not prepared for an expensive tourist trap, and that was exactly what I fell into. If I wanted to island hop by way of pricey water taxis tomorrow, then today would have Read Post
Around-the-world trips remind me of my time living in Las Vegas, where, on a fairly regular basis, I would meet Australians on their way around the world. But it is strange how few nationalities openly accept their citizens making such a journey. As an American, I have traveled domestically and internationally, but have yet to Read Post