Staying in a Rifugio

When I thought of Italy, I imagined Roman ruins, cute little villages, and vineyards as far as I could see. What I didn’t image, were the beautiful, dramatic mountains. I honestly had no idea Italy had any real mountains here. But I have fallen head over heels in love with the Dolomites, the Italian Alps….

A Travel Guide to Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

I’m a list maker, so naturally when I came to Europe, I made a list of all the places I wanted to visit while over here (I mean, aside from just writing “everything” on a piece of paper). Plitvice Lakes National Park was high up on the list (or the waterfall park as I still can’t…

Columcille Megalith Park

Every once and a while, I stumble upon a place that feels like it is from a different century. Columcille Megalith Park is one of those places. I heard of Columcille recently, and it was just by chance that the friend I was helping move this weekend lived only 10 minutes away from the park. Since…

Where the Rocks Ring

I thought graduating college would leave me with spare time to catch up on reading, blog, exercise, etc. Yea right. Life is as crazy as ever, and summer will be gone before I know it. To help retain a little sanity and to abate my fear of being boring, I decided to challenge myself to…

One Picture a Day

Last year I decided to take on a challenge: take one photo every day for an entire year. It started out as a silly challenge — I just wanted to prove to myself that I could do it. I never anticipated that I would learn so much from recording my year through photos. I got…