Western Europe

Journal Entry: Back On the Isle of Skye with My Dad

Dad and I at the Fairy Glen (Isle of Skye with my Dad)

To be fair, I’m not entirely sure who in my family decided to call me Skye. I’ve had my own story for most of my life, but there are conflicting opinions and it seems to have been a universal decision (as it usually is). However, I am fairly certain it was my dad who chose to spell it after the Isle of …

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Towns of Unusual Construction Materials

Middelburg Housing (Unusual Construction Materials)

Every now and then, I stumble upon a town almost entirely made from the same, unusual construction materials. I’m not talking about just wood or concrete. Here are some of the most interesting towns in the world when it comes to what they’re made of. Middelburg, Netherlands Middelburg was the first city I traveled to which surprised me by it’s …

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My Visit to Stonehenge Was All About the Magic

Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a truly magical place. While I’ve checked it off my bucket list, it’s a place I’d like to visit again and again, and you should too! I heard about Stonehenge as a young kid and I always wanted to visit, yet I didn’t truly understand what it was. Then about 10 years ago, I read the book Tales of …

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A Bath in Bath: Enjoying the Thermae Spa

Selfie at Thermae Spa in Bath

Bath, England was one of the first locations I visited in my travels. Last week I returned to do the activities I missed in my last trip, namely a visit to the Thermae Spa. What a luxurious experience! Thermae Spa is a unique experience, up there with the Blue Lagoon in Iceland (at the top of my bucket list). The waters …

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Checking Greenwich and the Cutty Sark Off the Bucket List

Selfie at the Prime Meridian in Greenwich

London was the first city I traveled to when I set out on my never-ending journey from the USA. Within six months, I had visited four times, and seen many of the landmarks. Unfortunately, London is one of the biggest cities I’ve been to in my travels. After those four visits, I’d hardly scratched the surface. This week I returned for …

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