Istanbul and My Fourth Continent

After years of putting off the adventure, I finally made it to Turkey.  I quiet possibly have found a new favorite destination for adventuring. My…

Exploring the city of Buriano, Italy

Grab the Il Castello di Buriano geocache before heading out. Italy is filled with villages built high up on ridge lines.  Buriano is an excellent example…

The Abandoned Castel di Pietra

Rock Castle, or Castel di Pietra in Italian, was probably built in the late 11th century AD. The road leading to the castle passes by…

La Pievaccia, a Knights Templar tower

The Parco Naturale di Montioni deserves at least a couple days of your life.  The amount of exploring to be done in this nature preserve is…

Etruscan tombs around Vetulonia, Italy

The Etruscan civilization is one of my favorite ancient civilizations.  Their civilization peaked during the early years of the Roman Republic in the late 4th…

Adelboden, Switzerland for Christmas

When my wife asked if we could spend Christmas in Switzerland, in the Alps, who was I to deny her.  The organization she works for…