Philly is a city defined and improved by its cheesesteaks, sports fans, and Rocky. ubiquitous urban art. Right, that other stuff too. Unfortunately (Albeit understandably, because they’re fantastic) those rowdy Eagles fans and… Continue reading
There are some places that no picture or essay can do proper justice. Bled, a small town set in the Julian Alps in Northwestern Slovenia, is one of those places.
Sitting regally atop a mountain in Mandalay is a collection of pagodas and temples known as Mandalay Hill. While there this past weekend, I snapped this photo of a local man making prayer… Continue reading
Amsterdam, the partying port town situated in Northern Holland, is famous for its debauchery and lax laws regarding drugs and prostitutes. When you talk to people about Amsterdam, or say that you’ve been… Continue reading
The houses lining Amsterdam’s canals are striking for a number of reasons. They’re charming, they’re decorated with beautiful gables, they all feature plaques depicting the careers of the people that lived there, and… Continue reading
A few years back I spent a semester studying abroad in Prague, Czech Republic. One weekend that spring, I spent a few days wandering around the Slovak capital, Bratislava. Prior to visiting Slovakia,… Continue reading
1. The Most Popular Hostel is an Ex-Prison The most popular and largest hostel is formed from the remnants of jail cells. The prison grounds have been turned into a haven for hippies… Continue reading
Though it may be difficult to fathom today, Bangkok was not always the cultural and political center of Thailand. Pre-Bangkok, the capital was Ayutthaya. A series of wars sent the Siamese fleeing to… Continue reading