A Day Trip from Nice – Exploring Colorful Menton, France

The train from Nice into neighboring Italy speeds through Menton and I notice huge lemons trees and a postcard-perfect Old Town stretching toward the sea. So, after quite a few trips speeding right through Menton en route to Italy, one cold winter day I decide to make Menton my final destination and am pleasantly surprised. […]

Hobbitenango – Exploring Magic Near Antigua, Guatemala

“It’s a dangerous business…going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to…(maybe even Hobbitenango?)” – JRR Tolkien After almost five weeks in Guatemala, I was still searching for the “magic”. And then one day I stepped out my […]