Europe

November 16, 2015

ON THE PARIS ATTACKS, BEIRUT AND TRAVELING THROUGH TERRORISM

I was in Japan in the back of a shuttle when I heard the news about the Paris attacks. “Did you see this in Paris?” a […]
October 27, 2015

ADVENTURES IN ROMANIA AND HOW TO STAY OBJECTIVE IN TRAVEL WRITING

Laura Watilo Blake of Far Flung Travels returns to talk with Joe about her recent trip to Romania, previous travels through Jordan, and how she balances […]
October 15, 2015

A Trip Along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way In County Donegal

Recently I had the privilege of working with Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland on checking out The Wild Atlantic Way, specifically in northwestern County Donegal with a […]
October 15, 2015

What You Need to Know About Cycling the Berlin Wall Trail

Originally published at BBC Travel. “I can’t believe it’s already been 25 years.” That’s what every American over 40 told me, like a mantra, before I […]
October 1, 2015

BERLIN: A CITY MADE FOR PEOPLE

I’m at a loss for words on how to describe my short time in Berlin. Perhaps I used them all in my BBC Travel article on […]
September 24, 2015

Wild Atlantic Way: 19 Photos From Ireland You Need To See

I spent the last week traveling around County Donegal in Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way — a 2,500-kilometer scenic road that stretches up to northwestern County […]