Just one of many Explorations, I designed this chessboard after wondering why chessboards have to be flat. Start with “why?” and you never know where you’ll end
Here you’ll find insights and observations on what I’m learning as I try new experiences and offer exercises, experiments and expeditions for you to try as well.
Think of it as behind-the-scenes explorations on new ways of learning by learning new things.
Our starting Explorations are in Food, Photography, The Art of Craft and, of course, Travel.
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Most people, when visiting Iceland’s iconic Budir Black Church, only photograph the church. But there’s so much more there if you look the other way there.
Piran, Slovenia is like a mini version of Venice without the canals but with labyrinth-like alleys that make this small city on the Adriatic a perfect place to experience the sheer joy of wandering.
Tolmin Gorge and Vintgar Gorge are both stunning geological wonders in Slovenia. Both have their merits. How you do you choose between them? By understanding what the key factors are that make a place special and how to pick places that are right for you.
Discover how to see the best of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, in one day. Learn about the must-see popular sites and the lesser-known wonders of this remarkable city.
What you see is what you get When planning where to go on a trip, don’t overlook one of the most important, seemingly obvious and least considered aspects of travel: The visual appeal to you of the places you’ll visit. Now obviously, travel consists of so much more than what you see. In particular, the people you meet tend to be highlights of your trip. But also the…
Chiusa and the serendipity of travel Discovering some unknown (to you) place on your own is one of the great joys of travel. No one has recommended it to you, guidebooks may barely mention it and yet, once there, you wonder, “Why have I never heard of this place before?” Most people head to the Dolomites – that craggy region of northern Italy – to hike amid its…