51 Fabulous Things to Do in Cyprus, Aphrodite’s Island

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My month in Cyprus was incredible. I saw gorgeous Orthodox churches, sumptuous Mosques, traversed Venetian walls, crossed a UN border into an unrecognized country, took in Roman ruins, napped next to clear blue Mediterranean waters, drove on winding mountain roads, and didn’t see another American for my first twenty-six days. And since it’s a country … Read more

How to Visit the Painted Churches in the Troodos Region, Cyprus’s UNESCO World Heritage Site

Driving through the Triodes Mountains

My Visit A winding mountain road trip. Being entrusted with the keys to a 13th-century chapel. Pulling over for cookies and ending up with dried apricots. My day hunting churches in the Troodos Mountains was one of my favorite days during my month in Cyprus. The churches are not on any typical bus routes from … Read more

27 Pieces of Awesome Street Art from Nicosia, Cyprus (Photo Essay)

The hardest to get-it's behind a tree by where teens sneak cigarettes and there's a too friendly dog. But it was worth it.

Street Art, a Love Story One of my favorite posts I’ve done was this one on the street art of Montevideo, Uruguay. I focus mainly on urban travel (with a slice of beach), but not every city has such fantastic pieces everywhere you look. Since I spent the last ten years living in Philadelphia, a city … Read more

How to Visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site from St. Louis

Monk's Mound in Cahokia

My Visit At the end of July, my mom and littler brother and I went on a road trip to visit my youngest sister in St. Louis. While we were there, I dragged them out to Cahokia Mounds, a UNESCO site in the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis. Despite the fact that we managed to get ourself … Read more