Destination: Menton, France

Just located three kilometers from the Italian border lies the stunning small town of Menton. With its warm, Mediterranean climate and sweeping, colorful harbor, it's no wonder that this French Riviera town is famously nicknamed "the pearl of France." Many tourists-- local and foreign-- take a trip to Menton every year, ideally in the summer … Continue reading Destination: Menton, France

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Destination: Pont du Gard & Uzès, France

Without a doubt, the south of France is one of the most-touristic spots in the country, with only Paris claiming first place. Although the south tends to get hectic in summer months, it continues to welcome visitors to its region. From the stunning lavender fields to the French Riviera, there's so much for one to … Continue reading Destination: Pont du Gard & Uzès, France

Destination: Avignon, France (Part 2)

Summer is officially over, which means that gone are the slow, idle days of being outdoors to enjoy the hot, sunny weather. Such warm moments have now been replaced with a slight chill, soon to be frozen over within the next couple of months. For some, fall weather is the best as thoughts of changing … Continue reading Destination: Avignon, France (Part 2)

Destination: Saint Petersburg, Russia– Part 1

Considering the current news and politics, Russia requires no introduction. From its tumultuous history with the U.S. to its years of Soviet rule over much of Eastern Europe and central Asia, this massive country has continued to show its power through much of its foreign affairs, time and time again. Love it or hate it, … Continue reading Destination: Saint Petersburg, Russia– Part 1

Destination: Berlin, Germany

During my family's trip around Scandinavia, our trip to Berlin was somewhat of an anomaly: considering the fact that it was neither a part of the Nordic countries nor even a port city, it made for an interesting break during our week-long cruise along the Baltic Sea. All the same, it is a popular tourist … Continue reading Destination: Berlin, Germany