Category: Places

Grote Markt, Haarlem, Netherlands
St. Bravo Church in Grote Markt

(The following is a guest post about the incredible shopping in Haarlem, Netherlands from the inimitable Adrienne Lusby, one of my all-time favorite people. I’m sure you’ll like her too.)

Enter Adrienne

Being a photography addict, Algis vehemently protested writing about this charming city in the Netherlands until such a time that we could go back for a plethora of amazing photos. I thought the one below was pretty good.

Venetian Windows

The allure of Venice is legendary. It’s been a famous travel destination for centuries. When you think about Venice, you might imagine Piazza San Marco to be breathtaking, the food to be orgasmic, the women gorgeous, the men handsome, the winding alleyways romantic, and the city

Prater Park (Vienna, Austria)
Prater Park

After not feeling the love at “The Love Fest”, I decided it was time for some coffee and sustenance. Vienna is famous for its coffee and its historic cafes. I happen to love coffee and historic cafes, or any cafes that serve good coffee for that matter. The charming concierge at the hotel had insisted

NIght Train to Vienna
Night Train to Vienna (Photo: Adrienne Lusby)

Ahhhh, Vienna. The opera, the Ringstrasse, the kasekrainer, the love fest.

After a walk down memory lane and some crazy dreams on the night train from Venice, I emerge into the bright crisp air of Wien Huetteldorf train station in Vienna, Austria. That’s when I remember I don’t speak German. I quickly scan my memory banks

Buttermilk Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich (Photo: Adrienne Lusby)

It’s no secret. I love to eat. In fact, one of the things I most enjoy about travel is the opportunity to eat local food. And it’s no different when I’m in my hometown of Los Angeles. So, what did I do over President’s Day weekend? I ate. A lot.

Warning: This post is liable to make you very hungry. If up close, in-your-face photos of delicious foods cause you to salivate uncontrollably then you just might better stop reading now or else…

Hi, I’m Algis


I have an insatiable wanderlust which takes me to some crazy places where I try strange foods, pretend I'm a local and talk with elephants. Keep reading...

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