Europe

Wanting to experience more of Russia than just Moscow, it was time to choose a second Russian city to explore during the same trip. Russia is the largest country in the world by area, and since St. Petersburg is close to Moscow, the decision was easy. NOTE: This post is Part 2 of 2 of…

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Discovering Moscow Review Russia’s largest city and current capital of the Russian Federation is known for its famous Red Square, overlooked by the colorful cupolas of St Basil’s Cathedral and the impressive walled Kremlin. This world class city has certainly changed in the past twenty five years as its “westernization” is basically complete.  Read on:…

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Earlier this year, I embarked on a #destroy40 mission leading me to create this blog along with some pretty significant life changes. One thing I forgot was to plan an actual trip on my birthday. Berlin was on the short list and begins with the letter “b” too so, why not?

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Driving on the autobahn in Germany had been something I always wanted to experience. As I type this on my computer over the Atlantic flying home from my 40th birthday in Europe, read along how I officially checked this baby off the bucket list.

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Earlier this past summer, a couple of friends mentioned going on a Mediterranean Cruise to Italy & Greece. Naturally, the opportunity presented itself to come along for the journey. The focus was on two countries that remained on the not-yet-visited list.

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Located on the Mediterranean Coast about 35km southwest of Barcelona, Sitges is one of the premier European gay destinations and home to the annual Sitges Bear Week. Think: Provincetown in Europe. The goal was simple: meet up with dozens of old friends and to connect with hundreds of new ones for a week.

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Iceland is where my international travel adventures started. Maybe it had something to do with the wonder of the northern lights or soaking in the geothermal Blue Lagoon. Who knows. But it started here on random September day in 2008.

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