Category Archives: Things to Do

Exploring the History of the Statue of Liberty in Visnes, Norway

There are many places scattered throughout Norway that are so off-the-path that many people miss them or simply don’t take the time to visit them.  While I think the transportation system in Norway is phenomenal (sorry, I’m American, so any form of public transportation still blows me away), some of these places are just not […]

Traveling to the Archaic Petroglyphs in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan

Cholpon-ata, Kyrgyzstan petroglyphs

Nearly everyone who has had the pleasure of visiting Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan has made that quick stop on the side of the highway to admire the ancient petroglyphs.  But really, how many people out there have even made a stop in Kyrgyzstan, let alone Cholpon-Ata? I have to admit that I didn’t even know about the petroglyphs […]

Things to do in Dresden Neustadt: So Good I Had to Visit Twice in Two Weeks

I’ll admit it… Dresden is the first city that I ventured to solely for its Altstadt, or Old Town.  I rarely connect with Old Towns, but photos of Dresden’s just left me mesmerized.  For me, I visit different cities for different reasons.  I go to Dusseldorf for its Japanese food.  I visit Cologne for its […]