Time Zones, A Photo Exhibit, Minneapolis, March-July 2017

This is a catalog, of sorts, of my travel photography exhibit at Icebox Gallery in Minneapolis, March 25-July 29, 2017. Hours are Thursday-Friday from 10-6, and Saturdays from 12-5. The gallery is also open by [...]

2016 Books and Beds

Jackson Street Booksellers, Omaha In this second annual round-up of the books I’ve read and the beds I’ve slept in, I gotta admit I’m cutting corners on the reading list. Every year, I [...]

50 of Our Favorite Photos of 2016

It was a bit of an odd year for us in 2016. While we did some trips around the Midwest in the first half of the year (and Kris went to Baja California by herself) [...]

Croatia’s Cuisine: Dalmatian Coast Food and Wine

A walk in Dubrovnik is good for the appetite. A week in Croatia does not make me an expert in anything. But I ate every day, so that counts for something! We were [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:07:06+00:00November 22, 2016|Categories: Croatia, Eat Drink Stay, Europe|Tags: , , |2 Comments

The Peristyle, Diocletian’s Palace, Split, Croatia

I hope you know the lengths I go to sometimes to get the best photo possible. Like this one. I'd been to the Peristyle area of Diocletian's Palace three times in our two days here [...]

By |2016-10-24T05:25:34+00:00October 24, 2016|Categories: Croatia, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Mapping 2015: Highlights and Snapshots

It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed [...]

On Tour in Five Countries of Eastern Europe

The Danube River cruise is brought into focus through various personal encounters on tours and home visits in five countries, and on board with the crew.

Down the Danube: a River Cruise through Eastern Europe

Budapest might be the most beautiful river town in the world, and is a great place to start a Danube River Cruise.

Discovering European Capitals of Culture

Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]