Month: August 2012

My Perfect 24 Hours On A Spanish Island

It is almost September in Alaska, which means one thing: rain, rain, and — guess what?! — more rain. This is when I start to dream of beaches, non-Alaskan men, and SUN. Which brings me to this post. Beth & Randy at the amazing travel photography blog Beers & Beans are running a contest. If […]

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A Lovely Day in Kamakura

I have the tendency to get templed out realllyy quickly (like, before I even finish looking at the first one), so I wasn’t sure how an entire day in temple-tastic Kamakura, Japan would go. But, going to see the snow monkeys was too damn far away and expensive (excuse me while I go sob for […]

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Glasgow: The City of Commerce and Art

I don’t know about you, but I cannot stop watching the Summer Olympics. Though visiting London is fun, there are many other fabulous cities to visit in the United Kingdom.  Of Scotland’s two major cities, Edinburgh tends to be the one that many first-time visitors will gravitate towards, being that it’s the capital and host […]

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