Noravank Monastery in Armenia

Roadside Wine Making in Areni, Armenia

Wine making is still a big part of life here in Areni. A lot the wine you see on the roadside was still made through the old stomp-your-feet way before being fermented in blue plastic vats.


Is Savannah The Most Romantic City in the USA?

After spending some time in Savannah, I couldn’t come up with a better word to describe the city other than ‘romantic’. In fact, I think Savannah might be one of the most romantic cities I’ve ever set foot in.

mardi gras world in New Orleans

Mardi Gras World is Both Fun and Amazing

Who makes the floats? Who pays for them? What’s the deal with the masks? Those are the questions I’d never asked myself. Having a big aversion to rowdy and drunken crowd, Mardi Gras is not high on the list of things I’d like to do.

Colorful doors in the French Quarter

My Highs and Lows of New Orleans

I decided to take a 10 hour bus ride to New Orleans, one of the places I’d wanted to visit for a while. Here are the lowlights and highlights of my visit to New Orleans.

Jack on top of the world

Half Dome Reloaded, A Snake Dike Trip Report

Climbing Snake Dike in Yosemite is one of those trips. Those who have been to Yosemite National Park will be familiar with this iconic feature in the park. Many might have even hiked to the top, a grueling 16 mile round trip that rewards you with one of the best views of Yosemite Valley.

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