Emese Fromm

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Paris Bucket List Ideas

Obligatory Selfie with the Eiffel Tower<p>The surrounding gardens of the Musee Rodin are gorgeous. I want to go back and visit the inside.<p>The courtyard …

France

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Cobá is one of the largest and oldest ruins on the Yucatan peninsula. It is also one of the better-known ones. Thousands of people flock to the site …

Roads

Chaco Canyon, in the Footsteps of the Ancient Ones

As I walk through the ancient structures in Chaco Canyon, I think of the people who once called them home. It is hard to imagine them surviving in …

National Parks

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I don’t think I’ve ever known of my fear of heights until I walked on Deception Pass bridge. Climbing pyramids and standing on top of them high above …

Hiking

15 photographs that will inspire you to visit Queensland

If you are thinking of visiting Australia and are seeking some inspiration to get that holiday booked this post may just provide it! These are my …

Australia

Unexpected Four Corners Road Trip

We didn’t plan on driving through the Four Corners area in the summer before school started. The trip we planned to get away from this oven we call …

Hiking

How to Spend 3 Perfect Days in Paris: Itinerary for First Time Visitors

Paris in just 3 days? I agree, it doesn’t sound like much time for this fabulous city. After visiting Paris so many times before, I still feel I’ve …

France

Wai-O-Tapu: A Photo Review of Geothermal Rotorua New Zealand

Wai-O-Tapu translates to sacred waters, and even without knowing any legends or understanding the science, I was captivated. It’s a surreal, mystical …

New Zealand

Kauai Vs Maui – Which Hawaiian Island is the Best Choice for You?

Kauai vs Maui – which island is better? I get asked this question very often by those who know that I travel to Hawaii almost every year. Both …

Hawaii

Avebury and Nearby Neolithic Sites in Wiltshire, England

View of some of the Avebury stones from above taken later in the day when the fog had cleared.<p>Seeing the sheep grazing in the Avebury Stone Circle …

Prehistory

The 11 most beautiful college campuses in the US

You don’t choose a college based on its looks, but if the place where you’re planning on spending most of your time for the next four (or more) years …

College & University

Staying Off the Grid in Síijil Noh Há, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Síijil Noh Há means “Birth of the Great Water”. It is an expression in Yukatek Maya, and I asked one of the Maya ladies there for the translation. I …

The Old Salt Mine in Turda, Romania, An Unusual Tourist Destination

Growing Up in the Vicinity of Turda<p>Turda had been a town close to my home, and I knew of the existence of the salt mines, but never saw them.<p>We used …

The Chocolate Experience in Oaxaca

Chocolate is on everyone’s mind around Valentine’s Day. Yes, of course, it is not the main thing, but let’s face it, we all expect at least a piece …

Exploring Muyil or Chunyaxché, an Ancient Mayan City in Sian Ka'an

We can’t return to the Yucatan without a stop at Muyil Ruins, so it was one of our destinations on our last visit, as well.<p>Only a few miles down the …

11 Things to Know Before Visiting one the World Heritage Sites, Chichen Itzá

A World Heritage Site, and home tone of the New Seven Wonders of the Earth, Chichen Itzá gets thousands of visitors. Sometimes it seems impossible to …

Swimming Pools

Hiking in the Sonoran Desert Preserve in Phoenix, Arizona

One of my favorite spots for hiking is the Sonoran Desert Preserve and Cave Butte Recreation Area, just North of town. Of course, I only hike in the …

Xel-Ha Ruins in Quintana Roo Are Always Our First Stop

As soon as you start driving on the Mayan Riviera, in fact as soon as you land in Cancun, you’ll see signs for Xel-Ha Amusement Park. I am not …

33 awesome expressions to know before you travel to Hungary

This list covers some of the most common sayings, used both in Hungary and beyond.<p>1. Úgy szép az élet, ha zajlik.<p><i>“Life is beautiful if it’s</i> …

15 places that get overlooked in Phoenix

FROM WORLD-CLASS museums to historical places, trails in the mountain preserves within the city limits, parks, cafes and restaurants, Phoenix has a …