FLOWER Parade • Bloemencorso • Eelde • The NETHERLANDS

Friday, February 6, 2015

Eelde is of one of several towns in the Benelux to hold an annual flower parade. Eelde’s has been a tradition since 1957 – including decorated floats, a…

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SLEEP Seaside • Harbor Crane Hotel • Harlingen • The NETHERLANDS

Friday, January 23, 2015

Many cities tear down their old buildings. In Harlingen, however, you can stay overnight at the historic lighthouse, a repurposed sea lifeboat or even in an old industrial crane. The…

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Last ride to CRIMEA? – A Bike Ride with Velotour in Ukraine

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A big “Thank You” to Mary at Velotours for a great trip!

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BOUDHA’s Golden Eyes • Prayers at the Buddhist Stupa

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The best thing about exploring the Boudha neighborhood are the crisp sounds of bells and swish of worshipers’ feet, circling the giant stupa (similar to a temple or…

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WEED Invaders: Saving India’s Backwaters • Water hyacinths in Kerala

Thursday, December 25, 2014

The Kerala backwaters are dying. They’re being taken over by weeds, by an invasive species: water hyacinths. As Dr. Prabhu, from Sanatana Dharma College in Alleppey, explains –…

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