Hitching Portugal’s Armpit

Well, perhaps not the armpit. Some people really like this part of Portugal. Some people also like licking armpits. I am neither of those people. And I suppose an armpit in winter is far more curvy and elegant than it is in the summer. For me, this armpit was hot, sweaty, and reeking of rotten… Continue reading Hitching Portugal’s Armpit

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Cruising Northern Portugal

When we last met, I was heading through the rain on a bus down from Vigo on the Spain-Portugal border. Portugal, land of charred octopus, grandiose rock beaches and abandoned houses. Spain's smaller cohabitant of the Iberian peninsula offers a lot in a small stretch of land, and I intended to see as much of… Continue reading Cruising Northern Portugal

Malta, Off the Beaten Path

Alright, I have been holding off the construction of this post for way too long. Yes, I had a thesis to write. But I won't beat around the bush when I say Malta's not my favorite, and I probably won't be back. This is not because I did not enjoy Malta, but just because I… Continue reading Malta, Off the Beaten Path

Aalborg: Where to Go and What to Do

If you are a wanderlusty little boy like me, then chances are you keep up to date with the over-saturated world of travel-related journalism. National Geographic, Condé Nast, Lonely Planet, and countless others have been helping fellow rambling souls unravel the globe for decades. New York Times is one of my particular favorites, but their… Continue reading Aalborg: Where to Go and What to Do

Southern Spain Day-Trips

Fresh from Morocco (Begin the journey here), we had three days to enjoy the warm, ever sunny coast of Southern Spain. We are staying at Aunt Katka's place in Marbella, so our obvious starting point is right out the front door. Marbella is a bit of a plastic town, recently developed to accommodate the boom… Continue reading Southern Spain Day-Trips