Europe, Travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Photography, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Suleymaniye Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, Golden Horn, Galata, Galata Bridge, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Basilica Cistern,

TURKEY PHOTO GALLERY

After a bumpy start to our stay in Istanbul—our hostel was shut down by police due to a burglary and rioting right outside—we settled down with...
Europe, Travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Photography, Santorini, Oia, Sunset, Greece, Perissa, Fira, Thera, Ancient Thera, Red Bull Art of Motion, Art of Motion,

GREECE PHOTO GALLERY

After a few days exploring Athens we took caught a nine-hour ferry ride to the island of Santorini where we finally found the rest and relaxation we...
Oia, Santorini

6 DAYS IN SANTORINI

I can't sit still for more than five minutes if it's a glorious day outside and there's trails to hike, walls to climb, bikes to ride, etc. So all...
The Colosseum in Rome, Italy

ROME PHOTO GALLERY

With a little bit of good luck we ended up spending our first day in Italy at holy mass with Pope Francis and Andrea Bocelli in St. Peter's Square!...
Building castells in the streets of Barcelona, Spain

BARCELONA PHOTO GALLERY

A somewhat unplanned visit to Barcelona, thanks to a £1 Megabus ticket, left us madly in love with the Spanish city. During our stay—made possible...
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain, Antoni Gaudi, Gaudi, Roman Catholic Church,

ANTONI GAUDI’S SAGRADA FAMILIA

I'm ashamed to admit that I arrived in Barcelona with no idea who Antoni Gaudí was, only knowing that I had to visit that "crazy-looking...
Versailles, Paris

PARIS PHOTO GALLERY

Six nights in Paris and so much to eat! We made stops at many of the stunning sights around the city including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre...
Raclette

EATING RACLETTE IN PARIS

I was excited to return to Paris for my second visit for the wrong reason. I say wrong because as it turned out the food I was looking forward to...
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RENTAL CAR DISASTER IN SCOTLAND

Upon our return to Kinlochbervie in northern Scotland, I sat outside my friend Kate’s house admiring a picture-perfect morning... heartbroken that...
Scotland, Visit Scotland, Scottish Independence, Durness, Melness, Kinlochbervie, Ullapool, Visit Ullapool, West Coast of Scotland, travel, backpacking, Melrose, Inverness, Glasgow, Surfing in Scotland,

SCOTLAND PHOTO GALLERY

An extended visit to Scotland, Mark's home country, where we were hosted by gracious family and friends from the northern coast to the southern...