Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo, Italy

Scenes from Bergamo…

Como, Italy

Como, Italy

The city of Como is charming, walkable, and relatively non-touristy. It’s located at the southern tip of Lake Como’s Ramo di Como branch, and very accessible to the…

Boat Tour, Lake Como, Italy

Boat Tour, Lake Como, Italy

Scenes from our boat tour of Lake Como…

Duomo di Milano, Italy

Milan, Italy

I had heard mixed reviews about Milan: there are no sites to see; it’s too industrial; it’s too work-a-day and no play. It turns out, these are the…

Casa Claver, Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia

I recently embarked on a winter jaunt to Cartagena, Colombia with my best friend Steph. We had a yen for a warm-weather getaway, but wanted something different than…

Filario Hotel, Lezzeno, Italy

Filario Hotel, Lezzeno, Italy

The Well-Traveled Fella has a list of set criteria when choosing a hotel. I like a clean and modern design throughout, at least a 4.5 Google star rating,…

Castelli di Bellinzona, Switzerland

Castelli di Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona is the capital of Ticino, the only Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. Located in a valley at the foot of the Alps, the city straddles the Fiume Ticino,…

Greenway del Lago di Como, Italy

Greenway del Lago di Como, Italy

The Greenway del Lago di Como is a pleasant seven mile trail that stretches along Lake Como’s central western shore. Starting in Colonno, the Greenway passes through the…

Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como, Italy

Villa del Balbianello, Lenno, Italy

Perched on the wooded promontory of Il Dosso d’Avedo, the 18th century Villa del Balbianello commands panoramic views of Lago di Como, making it one of the most…

Penguin rookery, Isla Martillo, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Tierra del Fuego was very different from how I initially pictured it. Knowing this is the bottom of the Western Hemisphere and only 600 miles from Antarctica, I…