Travel Articles most recently published online and in print. Article subjects predominately about European destinations, but a growing number of travel pieces feature South America as well as the Asian cities of Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong.
Most recently published travel articles include city guides to Lisbon, Stockholm, and Barcelona as well as art and niche articles for Paris. Popular articles include I Heart My City: Barcelona and Europe’s Most Bizarre Buildings and Europe’s Most Beautiful Metro Stations.
This eclectic collection of travel articles were created mostly for online magazines and blogs but some have also been featured in print magazines or syndicated on other sites.
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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. —Marcel Proust
Street Life: Homeless Tours in Barcelona
BARCELONA – In a secluded square, away from the bustle of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, a group of tourists huddle around an ornate fountain, cameras at the ready. Their guide, a thin, bespectacled man with a mop of graying hair, rattles off a few historic factoids before revealing the real reason for the stop. This, he says, gesturing at a low stone wall in the center of the square, used to be a great place to sleep at night. “That is, until the police came and shooed us away.” José...
Indie Travel in Portugal
Portugal traveler tips (including transportation, activities and accommodations) for making the most out of your trip.
L’Eixample:The Pulse of Bustling Barcelona
L’Eixample has always represented the center of the action in Barcelona, the area to sample the latest trends.
Gracia, Barcelona: The Hippest Hood (you’ve never heard of)
An insider look at Gracia, one of the most authentic yet often under-explored Barcelona ‘hoods.
Estoril: The ‘Rivera’ of the Portuguese Coast
VIATOR: Following three glorious days in Lisbon, I traveled 30 minutes west to the Estoril Coast — for the very first time. Surprising, considering its proximity to one of my favorite capital cities in Europe. Despite its diminutive size, Portugal has always offered plenty to see and do; wine tasting in Alentejo and Douro, culture and gastronomy in Lisbon, port wine in Porto, beach culture and golf in the Algarve and dozens of tiny towns in between, each with their own distinct regional charm. Save for a brief day...