• Beery Nepal – Traditional and Home Brews

    I’ve come to expect interesting beer culture and tradition can be found wherever I travel, and Nepal did not disappoint. There is a rich tradition of fermented and distilled drinks…

    Unique Exhibit features the Old Spanish Trail

    Some time ago I featured a project by photojournalist Janire Najera in an article on this blog (read it here)…

    German tradition in the Lone Star State

    The small Texas town of Fredericksburg has a reputation for embracing and celebrating its German cultural heritage.  Likewise, its annual…

    Muertos y Marigolds

    It is a pleasantly warm Fall day in Albuquerque, New Mexico and mine is one of a long line of…

    Madrid Impressions

    Big city sophistication, churches, palaces, & museums, elegant boulevards, lively plazas & pedestrian ways, vibrant cafe & night life, colorful & interesting street…

    Impressions of Palma

    The shady, tree-lined boulevard La Rambla will stay etched in my mind as the epitome of the graceful city of Palma…

    Craft Beer Hiking

    What do I like better?  A great hike in the forests and canyons of Northern New Mexico? …. or trying…

    Day Hiking in the Soller Valley

    During my time on Mallorca I often heard Soller talked about as the hiking capital of the island.  During a…

    The Old Postman’s Route

    As a part of my time on Mallorca, I was blessed to have a visit from my wife.  She is…

    Chasing Personal Heritage

    I spent several days chasing my personal heritage during a visit to Germany.  Robbie Robertson, singer and guitarist for The…

    Epic Selfie

    Around the World in 360° Degrees – 3 Year Epic Selfie by Alex Chacon Creative (and patient) use of a…

    15 Crazy Things in Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

    naturepictures.info compiles interesting collections of images from nature that show just how wild and beautiful our world is.  This collection…

    Spanish Bites

    A screaming man shakes his wild, curly hair slinging beads of sweat in every direction. He gives another man an…