May 5, 2012, 8 Comments

A majestic city split into two by the Danube River, Budapest’s House of Parliament is one of the most breathtaking sites in the city. The neo-Gothic structure with Byzantine features [...]

Budapest train station

Daily Wanderlust: Chess and Budapest’s train station

March 12, 2012, No comments

I had a hard time in Budapest, mainly because after a month of traveling with people, iut was the first time I was traveling solo. During the few days ...

Rain in Budapest

Escape of the Week: Budapest

September 2, 2011, 2 Comments

Sometimes, being solo and traveling is hard. You see something so breathtaking, so amazing, such an example of the beauty of the world before you R ...

Some place with a view

January 19, 2011, 10 Comments

I sat in the back of Brock’s SUV, looking out into the nighttime desert landscape … flat and black, giving way to the Strip a few miles ah ...

  • A BRIEF intermission: Chasing spring … two months in
    May 7, 2010, 8 Comments

    A year ago, when I lived in Atlanta, I remember marveling at the city's sheer gorgeousness with the changing of the season. The pink flowers that would sprout from the winding trees. The bright green grass that would pop up overnight. The l ...

  • The upside of traveling solo is the same as the down
    April 26, 2010, 19 Comments

    I stood, lost in thought at the taco counter in Pest. "Are you OK?" asked the young man at the counter, in English seeping with a beautiful Hungarian accent. I jogged back into the moment. "Oh, yeah," I said, grabbing my metal tray conta ...

  • Taking it off in Budapest
    April 22, 2010, 18 Comments

    I stood in front of my locker, looking from the suit I was wearing to the clothes I had laid out on the bench in front of me. Two older women stood in the room, talking amongst themselves. If they did notice me, they ignored me. Do it. Do ...