“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality…One can’t possess reality, one can possess images–one can’t possess the present but one can possess the past.” ― Susan Sontag, On Photography

Photos from Venice, June 2018

Venice was hot, humid, and crowded, but absolutely worth a long day trip from Ljubljana to see and experience. I may have paid $8 for a Coke Zero in a decent Italian restaurant and nearly been trampled in the narrow streets of the city a time or two, but once you look past the huge tourist industry in the city, it’s still a beautiful, unique place to experience...

A Fresh Look at Old Photos: Bratislava, October 2015

While Portugal was probably the country I fell most in love with during my sabbatical, Slovakia was a revelation. I booked nights in Bratislava without any idea what I’d find and discovered a city that combined brutal Soviet realism with scenes straight from a fairy tale. I can’t recommend wandering its streets enough, and I look forward to another trip...

Photos from Malta and Gozo, March 2018

Malta was absolutely one of the most unique travel experiences I have enjoyed. If you’re looking for an adventure to a spot with a fascinating blend of cultures, beautiful winding streets and vivid landscapes, or just incredible food, you could do much worse than these small Mediterranean islands.