Category Archives: Inspiration

Kostanay, Kazakhstan: Spending Winter in ‘Almost’ Siberia

Kostanay, Kazakhstan is almost Siberia.  Almost.  It lies very close to the Russian border and in the northern Kazakh steppe.  There is nothing for miles and miles…and miles…and miles. Summer is probably beautiful there.  I imagine parks open with ferris wheels spinning and kids laughing while eating their pink cotton candy.  I imagine teenagers sitting […]

My Experience on a Hurtigruten Cruise in Norway (and How You Can Go on One Too!)

I had just arrived in Norway.  In between seeing bleached out messes on Paradise Hotel on Norwegian television and the constant running of news, I would sometimes skim through channels to see a large cruise ship slowly drifting its way down a narrow fjord.  I remember frequently asking myself how someone could be so harebrained […]

18 Beautiful and Best Places to Visit in Greece

One of the most beautiful and diverse countries in Europe is undoubtedly Greece.  This is a guest post about the best places to visit in Greece – from Athens all the way to Santorini and beyond! Best Places to Visit in Greece Greece, one of the world’s most ancient countries, boasts hundreds of beautiful places. […]

25 Incredible Places to Visit in Georgia (the Country)

One of the travel hotspots currently is the fantastic country of Georgia in the Caucasus.  A perk of traveling there is that the entire country is picturesque and has something to offer.  This is a guide of the best places to visit in Georgia (country), hand-picked by other travel bloggers and myself. This list is […]

The Best Ohio Wineries and Wine in Ohio in 2022

Gervasi Winery

Many people don’t realize that Ohio used to be America’s most famous wine region, but it was! This guide discusses wine in Ohio and details the best Ohio wineries throughout the midwest state. Let us know your favorite wineries in Ohio below! This post was written by Anna Maria Kambourakis, a Certified Sommelier, and wine […]