Europe

The Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

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The Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of things that are on my bucket list, so there’s been a lot of looking back, looking forward, looking inward at my fears and desires and a LOT of looking outside myself to try to understand a bit of the world around me. All this looking has been making me dizzy… and finally travelling to Pompeii… hello vertigo!

A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

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A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

Have you ever had a moment where it feels like times stands still or shifts ever so slightly and you’re suddenly fully aware of everything around you? That’s what happened to me moments before I captured this photograph.

Paragliding in Brasov, Romania

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Paragliding in Brasov, Romania

The night before I was going to leave Brasov, the owner of the guesthouse I’m staying at pointed up at the mountain at paragliders floating high in the sky. After hearing my ridiculously girly squeal of glee at even seeing them he mentioned that he knows someone here that takes people up. So of course I had to try it!

Bran Castle in Romania

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Bran Castle in Romania

This Beautiful Castle in Bran, Romania which was once the home of Vlad Ţepeş, Vlad the Impaler!Photo taken by Costi. If you’re travelling in this area in Romania, staying in Brasov and taking a day-trip by bus to the nearby town of Bran is well worth it. Bran is most famous for Bran Castle otherwise […]

Bratislava, Slovakia

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia’s state capital and largest city is where I finally felt like I was heading back into territory more unfamiliar to me than my travels of the past few months. This made it the perfect time to take another step outside my comfort zone towards overcoming my terror of water.

Bratislava Coronation Festival

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Bratislava Coronation Festival

I completely lucked out with the timing of my visit to Bratislava, Slovakia. When I arrived earlier that week the town was quiet and I had the chance to explore with fewer tourists than I’d expected and had no idea that I’d arrived to see one of Slovakia’s biggest festivals, the yearly Coronation Festivities in the historic section of town!