DAYS 37 & 38 – AFTER THOUGHTS

As I sit here, just 18 hours after arriving back in The States, the land where everything is accessible, everyone speaks my language, and the economy is booming, I think of the rest of the world and the people in it. There are so many things in this world that I would change. So many…

DAY 28 – ZAGREB

We had a short and early morning train to Zagreb. We found our hotel mid-morning, a quick five-minute walk from the train station. And we soon after discovered that the rest of Zagreb was just as walkable. I wasn’t expecting much from Zagreb, given that Croatia is mostly a coastal country and that’s where the…

DAY 23 – BUDAPEST

We only walked 12 miles around Budapest today?! We were having so much fun that it didn’t really seem that we had walked that far until we found ourselves in the Gerbeaud Bistro at the end of the day. Tony pulled out his phone and said, “Well, we’ve walked over 25,000 steps and almost 12…

DAYS 21 & 22 – BRATISLAVA TO BUDAPEST

Traveling Eastern Europe is like falling in love. It only gets better, richer, and more fulfilling. I knew within minutes of walking the streets in Bratislava that it was a city I would adore. And that I do. I think it could be referred to as “Europe’s Unfound Treasure.” Granted, it’s small, and likely only…