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March 2013

Boat billed heron, Carara National Park Links We Love

Links We Love

Mar 30 2013

Isn’t the new Finnish passport is entertaining and cute? via @quipsologies Oh how I wish I had seen the snow monkeys in Japan! Beautiful photos of India…

Swiss Crocuses Photo Friday: Swiss Alps + Crocuses

Photo Friday: Swiss Alps + Crocuses

Mar 29 2013

The hills are alive…

Ryan & Kindra in Scotland Gear Review: GorillaPod Tripod

Gear Review: GorillaPod Tripod

Mar 29 2013

Expand your photography with a flexible tripod My favorite camera accessory is my GorillaPod. A tripod is essential for capturing low light shots, and this…

Brewery tours Brewery Map

Brewery Map

Mar 28 2013

Plan your summer now! Temps have been in the 30s and 40s in Wisconsin during the last few days, and in celebration of this heat…

Tree at Carara National Park Carara National Park

Carara National Park

Mar 27 2013

Exploring a rainforest in Costa Rica Carara National Park is a popular and easy to access rainforest near San Jose. The hiking trails are easy…

Flowers, Costa Rica Links We Love

Links We Love

Mar 23 2013

Hey guys, I’m writing this LWL in the rainforest in Costa Rica – hope your week is awesome too! Wow! Check out this awesome waterfall…

Yurbuds Gear Review: Yur Buds

Gear Review: Yur Buds

Mar 22 2013

Ear Buds that stay in your ears! I’ve got to tell you, these ear buds changed my life. I don’t know if my ear canals are…

Stained glass in St. Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh Photo Friday: St. Margaret’s Chapel, Edinburgh

Photo Friday: St. Margaret’s Chapel, Edinburgh

Mar 22 2013

St. Margaret’s Chapel in the Edinburgh Castle complex is the oldest surviving building in the city. The chapel was built in the 12th century, but…

Spanish Synagogue in Prague The Jewish Museum in Prague

The Jewish Museum in Prague

Mar 21 2013

Jewish History and Culture in the Old Ghetto The Jewish Museum in Prague documents the Jewish experience in Czech lands (Bohemia and Moravia) for the…

Old-New Synagogue, Prague Old-New Synagogue

Old-New Synagogue

Mar 20 2013

Europe’s Oldest Synagogue When the Old-New Synagogue (Staronová Synagoga) was built in 1270 it was originally called the New Synagogue, because there were older ones to…

Alfons Mucha - Gismonda Poster Mucha Museum

Mucha Museum

Mar 19 2013

Exploring the work of the Art Nouveau master Alphonse Mucha is the Czech Republic’s best known artist. His work can be seen today in St.…

Flowers, Costa Rica Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Mar 18 2013

Hola from Costa Rica!

View of Prague Castle from the Charles Bridge Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Mar 18 2013

Castle, Cathedral and More Prague has so many sites located in its historic city center, that the entire area is designated as a UNESCO World…

Bloody Mary at Sardine Sardine


Mar 17 2013

Stylish (and Delicious) Bistro on Lake Mendota Consider Sardine Marigold Kitchen’s stylish older sister who spent a year at the Sorbonne, then dropped out to…

Pancakes with berries Links We Love

Links We Love

Mar 16 2013

Hey it’s Saturday, eat some pancakes! Tips & tricks for traveling with jewelry – super useful for traveling for weddings and other special occasions What airlines…

Kanken Backpack Gear Review: Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

Gear Review: Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

Mar 15 2013

Swap your Messenger Bag for a backpack on long trips I resisted buying a backpack for many years. Toting one around just felt so…junior high.…

View from the Hrad, Prague Photo Friday: The View from Prague Castle

Photo Friday: The View from Prague Castle

Mar 15 2013

Prague is such a compelling city. It’s a pastel jumble of baroque and renaissance buildings punctuated with a dark gothic exclamation marks. This photo was…

Old Town Square, Prague Old Town Square

Old Town Square

Mar 14 2013

Prague’s Historic Center “Before independence, the city was gray. Now it is full of color.” This remark came from a cab driver and a lifelong…

Astronomy Clock Face, Prague Prague Astronomy Clock

Prague Astronomy Clock

Mar 13 2013

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? On the south side of the Old Town Hall (the left side if you are looking at…

Charles Bridge in the morning Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

Mar 12 2013

Prague’s Gothic Pedestrian Bridge [caption id="attachment_6795" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Photo courtesy: Estec Hotel[/caption] When you first see the Charles Bridge (Karlův Most), with its Baroque statues…

Art Deco Hotel in Prague K+K Central Hotel-Prague

K+K Central Hotel-Prague

Mar 11 2013

Luxury Hotel in the Center of the Old Town Prague is one of the most gorgeous cities in Europe — so much so that the…