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Tony Bilby in Bavaria

Tony Bilby in Bavaria

Throughout the year I would visit my grandparents in Germany.  They didn’t speak English.  I spoke only German to them during the times we would visit or they would come to the United States.  I was fortunate to experience my American culture living in the US as well...

Turkey – on a bus.

Turkey – on a bus.

John was a Turkish American and a great friend.  We met in middle school.  John was an interesting guy with an interesting background.  His father, the former prince of Uzbekistan, was born into wealth and aristocracy, but lost his riches and stature when the Soviets...

Antigua.

Antigua.

I visited Antigua a few years ago and enjoyed the still unspoiled natural beauty of the island! I stayed at a typical “all-inclusive” beachfront hotel that turned out to be great for the room and drinks, but not so great for food or culture, so we decided to venture...

Quebec City!

Quebec City!

I traveled to Quebec City with my fiancé back in 2009 and it was a great time. We flew on thanksgiving, just her and I, and the best part about our travel was that the airport was completely empty. So, no crowds, very few people, and totally awesome. We stayed at the...

Granada and Southern Spain

Granada and Southern Spain

Southern Spain is beautiful, unforgettable, and I loved all of the places I visited.  At the top of the list is Granada.  Nomadic Matt’s travel blog on Spain gives great tips on the top things to do while there....

Turkiye and Istanbul!

Turkiye and Istanbul!

One of my most memorable trips as a teenager was to Turkey.  Istanbul, Izmir, Cesme, and more…… Look to the Turkish Travel Blog by Natalie Sayin “8 Unusual and Cool Things to do in Instanbul” http://turkishtravelblog.com/things-to-do-istanbul-turkey/ for a wealth of...

Salzburg

Salzburg

Salzburg is one of my favorite cities, not only because of its rich history and timeless charm, but because members of my family come from region. The shadows cast at sunset by the mighty Alps, the ancient ring of cathedral bells that reach deep resonating into my...

Travel + Benefits

Travel + Benefits

When one travels it often leads to a different perception of the world that we inhabit. When closed off without ever having the good fortune to experience how others live, we can find ourselves in a locked  cage of naivety that simply doesn’t represent the way the...

Tips for Munich Travel

Tips for Munich Travel

Munich is potentially the most beautiful metropolis in all of Germany. Boasting history stretching back over half a millennium while simultaneously showcasing innovative technology in the way of the famed BMW museum, this cosmopolitan paradise beckons hordes of...