Cuba People to People, Day 2

I’ve always had a fondness for sunrise and sunset. As day broke over my second day in Havana, Cuba, I was grateful that my room faced east. I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the sun cresting over the horizon as it created a silhouette of the Russian Embassy. I wanted to shout with glee, […]

Barcelona Favorites: Gaudi

Title: Casa Batllo Story: My first day in Barcelona, while exTitleploring the city on foot, my friend and I happened upon Casa Batllo, a house built by Gaudi. When I saw the facade, my first thought was, “garbage art.” It looked like Gaudi just picked up random things and put them together in the form […]

Title: The Pantheon Dome and Oculus

Story: After missing the opportunity to view the inside of the Pantheon on our initial visit, my friend and I returned at a time that we would know if was open. This image of the Pantheon dome and oculus was captured as we passed through the doorway

​Title: Through the Gate

Story: After taking the funicular and bus to Anacapri, my friend and I walked along the main road, passing many beautiful wrought iron gates. One gate stood out because it was painted green and part of a beautiful red building. As I walked up to this gate, I could see a beautiful courtyard with a […]

Title: Sun Beam

Story: My first evening in Florence, my friend and I took a walk. As were walking past this church, I noticed how the sun was reflecting through the top of the done. It was gorgeous and I knew I had to capture this ephemeral beauty. #florence #sunbeam #dusk #picoftheday #potd #photooftheday #goaheadtours #italy — in […]

Bari: A Castle, the Old Town, Pasta, a Basilica and a Promenade

Bari is the capital city of the Apulia region.  It is on the coastline of the Adriatic Sea.  It is known as a port and university city and the city of Saint Nicholas. Bari is also known for it seafood, its handmade pasta, and its notable wines, which includes a delicious primitivo. This very well […]

Italy: Barletta

After our morning exploring Monte Sant’Angelo and Gargano, we made our way back to coastal city of Barletta. The City Barletta is located on the Adriatic with a very long, sandy coast stretching to both the east and the west. Along the coast, there are various attractive beaches with trees to the west. The main […]

Italy: Exploring Gargano

Surrounding the Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo is a beautiful hilltop town. Walking the Old Town As you walk around the old town, you are surrounded by private homes, churches and wonderful eateries.  You really get the sense that in this well maintained enclave, the people who live here are very aware of living a charmingly […]

Italy: Monte Sant’Angelo

The Sanctuary of Monte Sant’Angelo is located on Gargano, Italy. It is the oldest shrine in Western Europe dedicated to the archangel Michael. The Legend of the Sanctuary at Monte Sant’Angelo Legend has it that in 490 AD a farmer lost a fine bull. He search all over for his bull.  He climbed the mountain […]

Italy: Benevento

Italian Countryside Traveling around the Italian countryside is one thing that I would recommend doing if finances permit. For this trip, we were driven around the countryside by a private coach bus driven by a really nice Italian man named Pasquale. This was surprisingly was very comfortable and it allowed me to see and photograph […]