Tips on Areas to Stay in Krakow, Poland

Being a quarter Polish, I had always wanted to visit Poland. I wanted to explore the last remaining segment of my heritage that I had yet to experience. With wonderful architecture, food, nightlife and centuries of interesting history, Krakow didn’t disappoint. Here are tips on areas to stay in Krakow! Old Town (Stare Miasto) Apartment…

Getting Passport Stamps Are Not All Fun and Games

When Wanderlust Marriage was younger and independent souls traveling the Earth, we viewed passport stamps as collectibles. With American and Australian passports respectively, Western European immigration officials (aside from England) never asked us any questions and we sorta viewed the officials as memorabilia facilitators. When they didn’t stamp, for whatever reason, we asked them to do so-…

Budapest Parliament: Architectural Wonder of Europe

Budapest is divided into two sections that are separated by the famed Danube river. Not surprisingly they are named Buda and Pest and were once completely separate towns under different rule. The seat of the current Hungarian government, the Országház, was completed in 1904 and built to showcase the grandeur of the then very powerful Austro-Hungarian empire. The…

An American in Belgrade, Serbia

During the 1990’s horrible things transpired in the former nation of Yugoslavia, bringing devastation not seen on European soil in decades. The country experienced civil war as old rivalries over land and religion stirred ethnic violence. The end result was a bombing campaign by the USA and its allies on the former Yugoslavian capital of…