I Fell in Love With a Dog in Tbilisi

I Fell in Love With a Dog in Tbilisi

Someone once asked me what was the most romantic, poignant, heartbreaking thing that happened in all my travels.  I told them the truth – once upon a time, I fell in love with a dog in Tbilisi. I was sitting on a bench and she…

Following the Musical Trail (U.S. South)

Following the Musical Trail (U.S. South)

When we travel, we rarely have a “theme” in our trips. Usually, we just show up in a country or a region and explore everything it has to offer. However, in the summer of 2008, we drove through three southern U.S. states (Tennessee, Mississippi, and…

Wallonia: Discovering Undiscovered Belgium

Wallonia: Discovering Undiscovered Belgium

We absolutely love Belgium! Despite its tiny size, the country packs a lot and spending 8 days there was barely enough to scratch the surface.  With the size of the U.S. state of Maryland, Belgium has three very distinct regions: Dutch-speaking Flanders in the north,…

Poland: Blast From My Soviet Past

Poland: Blast From My Soviet Past

Please start with Part I of My Solo Polish Travels Here When Belarus very unceremoniously refused me entry, I thought my memory trip back to U.S.S.R was over. As strange as it might seem, I was actually looking forward to rude serving staff, late buses,…