Travel: Cusco, Peru (Plaza de Armas, Sacsayhuaman)


I’m so excited to share the incredible experience Sean and I had travelling around South America this August. He’d been working in Chile and Argentina for a couple of years now, and it was the first time I’d flown nearly 40 hours each way to see him. It’s always been a dream to experience Latin […]

Travel: Day Trip to Basel, Switzerland


It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is. – Erasmus Basel is definitely, in my humble opinion, one of the most underrated cities in Europe. People don’t generally rave about Basel, but most know that it’s located in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine. It’s really a […]

Travel: The Little Black Forest Town of Gengenbach, Germany


Straight out of a fairytale from the Brothers Grimm, Gengenbach’s magical appeal lies in its excellent location in the scenic Black Forest, its nostalgic old world charm, and the fact that barely any tourists have discovered its beauty. Triberg, Baden-Baden and Schiltach are the more popular of the Black Forest towns, but I’d decided to make a day […]

Travel: Jewel of the Black Forest – Freiburg, Germany


Germany’s enchanting Black Forest is at once formidable yet inviting; the enigmatic muse behind the world-famous fairytales of the Brothers Grimm. Its towering mountains and surrounding foliage are dangerously seductive in winter, and wonderfully radiant in summer. I’d decided to visit an old friend in Freiburg just a week ago because of its excellent location in Germany, just an […]