Swakopmund, or what the locals just call “Swakop” is a beach town sandwiched between the Skeleton coast to the north, Mad-Max desert to the east, sand dunes to the south and the Atlantic to the west. Honestly, it’s amazing there is civilization there considering the extremes this city deals with on all sides, but Walvis…Read More
A night market and a beach.
Haputale was a delightful accident. Haputale happened because our other plans fell through. The AirBnB host we had booked in another town bailed with a quick “Sorry, I’m diving in the Maldives? So, like, um, no one is there to let you in. K’ Bye.” (I’m paraphrasing a little…). Scrambling at the bus depot Jackson…Read More
I’m from New York City and I’ve been all over. Over the years I’ve watched my hometown change and thrive, becoming a real tourist mecca. The trouble with the influx of tourism is some of the iconic New York City sites are too crowded to be enjoyed. I’ve compiled a list of 7 places that…Read More
Despite the promise of rain, the olive trees in the grove we were staying in outside Galizana in Istria, Croatia made a romantic backdrop to our windows. Jackson and I were catching up on blog posting and categorizing our photos. We didn’t know what we could do on a rainy day. I started browsing the…Read More
Croatia was beautiful as we drove down from Budapest, but we didn’t know just how beautiful this country could get until we showed up at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Plivice Park is the “Yellowstone” of Croatia. It boasts numerous waterfalls, lakes, thermal pools and caves. It is also full of tour buses and school groups. Jackson and…Read More