Seville is Really Quite Unfairly Pretty

Frankly I think this is cheating, don’t you? Do you think this is in any way reasonable? No idea what I’m talking about? Let me explain by asking another question. Have you ever been to Hull? Wigan? The steaming pile of excrement that is Luton? How is it fair that a place like Seville is…

Alaskan Wilderness Tundra Adventure

It took us a few days to see “real” wildlife in Alaska. A few birds and the insects that live in old men’s beards doesn’t really cut it. But we almost missed the chance to see grizzly bears, moose, caribou, and wolves in their natural habitat in Denali National Park, Alaska. The Wilderness Tundra Adventure…

Auschwitz (and Birkenau) with a Million Dead Jews

I’ve seen more than a few memorable things in my time – Machu Picchu, Petra, the Grand Canyon and New York City from the air – but my visit last week to Auschwitz, an hour’s train ride from Kraków, Poland, will live long in the memory for all the wrong reasons. I’ll be honest, I walked through…