Lisbon was the one destination within Portugal that I had heard enough about to build up a perception around. A perception primarily consisting of beautifully weathered neighborhoods to explore, plenty of colorful history to take in, steep hills to climb, and delicious eats to stuff in my face. Yep, this sounded like my kind of place. Read More
I’m Julian, a video game Project Manager turned travel planning junkie. Join me as I figure out the best ways to explore offbeat destinations; sharing my advice, adventures, and photography along the way.
If you were to imagine a typical Bulgarian beach, would you think of powdery sand, warm tropical water, and day after day of golden sunshine? I...Read More
Let’s get personal for a second here. 7 years ago, the city of Philadelphia unexpectedly established itself as an important chapter in my...Read More
If there’s one thing that I really seriously look forward to when traveling to new countries, it’s the food. There’s just something about those new local flavors mixed with different textures that really excites me. Even when it’s something that I’m familiar with, just the sights and sounds of the local environment adds a fresh perspective that I’ll readily gobble up almost every time. Read More
Hey all! It’s once again Friday, which means that I get another opportunity to provide a sneak peek of my current adventures. This week I’m hanging around Bukit Lawang, a teensy river town deep within the jungles of Sumatra. There are supposedly some rare surprises swinging around in the trees here, which sounded like a perfect reason to check this place out for myself. Read More
“Are you looking to shop?” my host asked me with a sly smirk. It was yet another warm, impossibly clear day in Lisbon and, having run through most of my hot spots, I was looking for suggestions. Read More
Not gonna lie… Exploring around town was great and all, but Lagos beaches were what really sent me further down the Algarve coast of Southern Portugal. In researching this area, images of deep green sea water and otherworldly craggy orange cliffs constantly flashed up on the computer screen, and I was mesmerized. Read More