I stepped off the train, previously having visited the charming town of Verona, gathered my bags, took a breath of fresh air, and strolled outside.  What lay before me absolutely stunned me.  The street going…

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Parents of term babies in the NICU, sometimes you are my biggest annoyance.  Sometimes I want to shake you!  Or just wash my hands of you and walk away.  Why are you my biggest annoyance?…

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Somehow I found myself in the streets of Florence at 0200.  High on life, a little buzz from Italian wine – Chianti to be exact, belly full from a complete steak dinner (Florence specialty), and…

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One of the greatest things about Europe is the history of the entire continent.  And a reason that I find myself continuously revisiting this vast continent. Whether I’m visiting a city for the first time, or…

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Tallinn and Finland.  A great way to combine two separate countries, and learn two different cultures, in just one trip.   Tallinn Tallinn, a city rising in popularity, as tourists tend to flock here for…

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One thing that I never fail to miss when traveling abroad is American food.  And it isn’t always necessarily “American” food that I crave. But it is the twist that Americans put on food that I…

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Rome, the eternal city.  And a city that I had avoided since I began traveling.  While I heard great things, I am not *as* interested in tourist-y things and places.  I try to avoid them…

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Vienna is a city of glitz and glam.  It reminds me of Paris, but more so as being Paris’s little sister.  After all, can anyone truly compete with Paris? Being in Vienna is like being transported…

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