Greetings! I am taking a brief break from blogging about my travels to wish you a very merry holiday season. Just like with 2018, I am back in my hometown of Los Angeles (this time, indefinitely) to celebrate the wintry cheer with family, friends, and loved ones during the "most wonderful time of the year." … Continue reading Happy Holidays 2019!
The annual Christmas markets have already been going on for a couple of weeks, and there remains not quite another two weeks before they end. In any case, such events are truly magical during the winter season, with plenty of gingerbread, gifts, and glühwein to boot. Should one be in Europe around the holiday season, … Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Markets in Europe
Romania had been on my list of places to visit for quite some time, especially when flights to its major cities from my airport in France were affordable and direct. Even if I had extremely-limited knowledge about it (with the exception of Transylvania and all things vampire), I was rather curious to see what it … Continue reading Destination: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Bran Castle, aka "Dracula's Castle" (February 2019).
After my fall semester of teaching ended in mid-November, I wasted no time embarking on my two-week travels in Europe. I started with a week in the warm country of Malta (adventures to be posted soon) before I headed back to France to visit a friend for a week in Strasbourg, as well as to … Continue reading Destination: Strasbourg, France (2018 Edition)