In Pictures: Isle of Skye

For the second year in a row I spent a few days of my annual trip home to Scotland on the Isle of Skye. Skye is off the west coast; vast, peaceful and… Continue reading

Columbus Dessert Tour

    Not even an afternoon-long dessert tour of Columbus could make this sweet lover sick: My latest piece at the Ohio Tourism Division blog.

A Cultural Reference: Helsinki

The way I travel. Before I leave for a place I like to read about it; see it in a movie. When I leave, I like to hang on to the memories of… Continue reading

Still Edinburgh

Prepping for my annual trip home to Scotland and browsing photographs from last August’s visit. I lose a little bit of Edinburgh the longer I am gone. There is still a thin, but… Continue reading

The Doors and Windows of Tallinn

A Walk through Downtown Honolulu

“In Honolulu’s lawless hive, where vessels of all flags and nations arrive and depart daily, a man may change his name and history between entrĂ©e and dessert.” — David Mitchell; Cloud Atlas Read… Continue reading

In Pictures: Manoa Falls Hike

After a mile and half hike through lush forest, the waterfall at the end of the trail was somewhat underwhelming.

Discovering Ohio

I have just started writing for Discovering Ohio, the Ohio Department Tourism’s blog. Here is my first post on last weekend’s Dublin Irish Festival

Around O’ahu with a Sweet Tooth

Dessert is my favorite meal, as if that were not quite obvious already. O’ahu was good to me in this respect; the variety of sugary tasty goodness comes in many forms and is… Continue reading

A Hui Hou

It’s been a while. Posting pictures from my last few weeks in Hawaii.