GERMANY: HAMBURG – Beatles Early Years

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

I’ve got to say I am having a hard time really enjoying a German city. Berlin was so plain and steeped in Hitlery stuff that it was hard to focus on anything but. Hamburg is filled with ugly prostitutes, bums, and filthy youth that would make the Sex Pistols seem wholesome by comparison. To make […]

BERLIN: Symbols & Memorials – Germany’s Mea Culpa

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 12 Comments
BERLIN: Symbols & Memorials – Germany’s  Mea Culpa

After visiting such a litany of gorgeous European cities, Berlin was a bit of a shock to the system in term of its banality and lack of old world charm. This is primarily due to the fact that 90% of Berlin was destroyed in World War II courtesy of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. The […]

DENMARK: Copenhagen – Land of Lego

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 8 Comments
DENMARK: Copenhagen – Land of Lego

I had some phenomenal pastry on my first day here and visited a world-class modern art museum called the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. They had an additional exhibition of Man Ray works which I won’t be able to show you since photography was prohibited. I’ll slip in a picture of one of his compelling pieces that I […]

SWEDEN: Stockholm – Home of the ABBA Museum

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
SWEDEN: Stockholm – Home of the ABBA Museum

Man did I have a close call before I even got to my hostel. I arrived by bus from the airport at the Central Station in Stockholm, and proceeded to walk off without my large pack. About five minutes later in a state of horror, I realized what I had done, and dashed back to […]

NICE, MONACO, SAINT PAUL DE VENCE, and the CÔTES D’AZURE

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 8 Comments
NICE, MONACO, SAINT PAUL DE VENCE, and the CÔTES D’AZURE

                                         NICE   Arrived in Nice on a bus from Aix En Provence, and headed to what would become the worst hostel in which I had yet to stay. Regardless I had good roommates, a couple […]

NÎMES: The Pride of Rome

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments
NÎMES: The Pride of Rome

Nîmes is the home of a number of notable Roman monuments, including the Maison Carreé and the Nîmes Arena. It became a Roman Colony sometime around 28 BC, and was known as the Colony of Nemausus. Caesar Augustus gave Nemausus ramparts of six kilometers that surrounded the city reinforced by fourteen towers. You will be […]

SPAIN: Barcelona – Oh My Gaudí !!!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
SPAIN: Barcelona – Oh My Gaudí !!!

Two of my favorite things, Rock & Roll and great architecture were satisfied in Barcelona. My new hostel took care of the first, and the great Antoni Gaudí made the whole trip a complete success. Follow me as we tour some of Gaudí’s great works, but before we do that let me show you around […]