Lollygagging, Euro-style

September 1, 2005

I think I have walked at least fifty miles in the last three days. Monday, I got good and thoroughly lost trying to find my hostel, while lugging about fifty pounds of luggage. I was just about to collapse when it occurred to me to hail a cab. Yeah. Actually, it didn’t so much occur Read more >>

Off on a Grand Adventure

August 29, 2005

One hundred and fifty years ago, it was customary for wealthy post-adolescents to finish their education with a Grand Tour of Europe, comprised of extended visits to the most fashionable cities, such as Paris and London, along with educational tours of reknowned historical sites. These tours lasted months, or years, and were considered necessary to Read more >>