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My 10 favorite photo moments from 2012

Looking back on my 2012 travel, I had far more highlights than regrets. From spending my birthday week in Paris with my girlfriend to hiking through Yellowstone National Park with my nieces to short getaways in Dublin, London, San Francisco and Las Vegas, I tried...

Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial at night

In America, today is the day we celebrate Thanksgiving, which was proclaimed a national holiday on Oct. 3, 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln. He signed the proclamation while the country was embroiled in the Civil War. And while Lincoln is often credited with creating Thanksgiving...

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Postcard from Seville

Earlier this year, I wrote about our trip to Seville and how the Andalusian city won us over with its charm and character.  Not sure when we'll get the chance to go back but it's one of the places that I'd love to return to...

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Some final thoughts on London

London or Paris? I pose the question to Lamia whenever we visit a big city. If you had your choice, would you spend a week here or in Paris? It's a question I know the answer to before I ask. But I figured, if there's a city...

Tower of London

The Tower of London

From the UNESCO Description: "The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror in 1066 has Outstanding Universal Value for the following cultural qualities: Its landmark siting, for both protection and control of the City of London: As the gateway to the capital, the Tower...

St. Paul's Cathedral, London

St. Paul’s Cathedral at sunset

The dome of St. Paul's Cathedral is an iconic piece of London's skyline. You can't visit London without capturing an image of it. Or at least you shouldn't. The inside of the cathedral, which was rebuilt in its current incarnation in the 17th Century, is spectacular....

Moulton Barn, Grand Tetons

First, there was Ansel Adams . . .

[caption id="attachment_2319" align="aligncenter" width="640"] "The Tetons and Snake River" by Ansel Adams, 1942.[/caption] Standing at the Snake River overlook in Wyoming, the first thing a true Ansel Adams fan will tell you is that the trees weren't there when the legendary landscape photographer took his iconic...