Leonidio with a touch of Paris

Day 1- Friday/Saturday Left work at 3pm and headed back to the house to pack up a few last things before heading to the light rail to get to the airport. The trip on the lightrail to DIA, was extremely painless and we made it to our gate no problem. When we boarded the flight…

Xian & Zhangjiajie

XIAN- Guide: Minnie Great Pagoda Holiday Inn — Day 4: Since we arrived into Xian so late on our delayed flight we started our day late at about 10:30. We showered, had breakfast at our hotel and then we headed out into the city at noon. We first stopped at lunch were we got to…

Beijing

To China: Our flight out of the USA took off early saturday morning, so we decided to stay at the gorgeous Westin Hotel basically inside Denver International Airport. We slept a bit before our 430am wakeup call, but REALLY it was more like a nap. Anyway — we got our bags checked, headed through security,…

Malta 🇲🇹

Day 1 -Saturday Arrived late at night into Malta Airport and was forced to make a quick decision on where to stay. I had looked at hostels online.. so I headed to one I liked after buying a public transit card. I arrived at the hostel about 8pm and after the early morning I had…

Kalymnoss

Arrival day: I boarded a flight to Kos, Greece and wow was it EMPTY. There were probably over 10 empty rows plus more empty seats…it seemed odd to me that they used such a big plane.. but hey i will  remember that flight and enjoy the space. I could actually sleep so well on 3…

Germany/Switzerland — Short and Sweet

  Late last week I started my jounrey back to europe for another month. I left the US excited and ready to experience new things. However, to be honest I was a bit burnt out on both work and traveling. So to relax when I arrived, I did not do much traditional sightseeing the first…

Zipfelmütze, Knödel und Berge..Südtirol

Title: Dwarfs, bread dumplings and mountains.. south tyrol, italy Well, the original plan was to spend my last few weeks in Slovenia climbing with a friend Armin, who I met in Thailand last year. However, we waited until the last minute to book and at this time decided the weather in South Tyrol – where Armin…

Rome, Naples and Gaeta

​******** ROME Getting There: Diem Mi and I headed out to the train station earlier in the morning and set off to meet up with our friend Chiara. The journey was easy and after about 8 months apart, it was so incredible to see Chiara again diem mi is always describing it as surreal. As…

Florence and PISA

FLORENCE and Pisa After Venice, Johannes went back to work and Diem Mi went with me to Florence. Monday night we took a bus from venice and arrived in Florence very late. The road construction from the bus station to rhe hostel was a real pain and the line once we arrived to check in…

Venice –  🇮🇹

After returning from Budapest, I took a day to relax before heading out to Venice, Italy with Johannes. Early Friday morning we spent our time walking through the old streets and just enjoying the atmosphere. On the way to the hotel we stopped at a yogurt place for breakfast and got these delicious parfaits.  …

Budapest – A Solo Adventure

Well, for the first time in my life… I went to travel on my own– only a few days, but still. I had no idea what I would experience, didn’t know the language, understand the currency or transportation… and was honestly a bit nervous, but SO many  people kept telling me how incredible it was…

Österreich, Klettern und Ethan

For the next two weeks after Croatia I spent most of my time in Vienna climbing, exploring österreich and regrouping. Vienna(Wien)– -note: Previously, I spent time with Johannes in Vienna during spring break back in march. That Sunday we arrived back from Croatia immediately we went climbing with Armin -a friend of johannes’, I met…