I had grave doubts about visiting Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus). It is situated at the top of the Obersalzberg, a mountain resort area above the village of Berchtesgaden, Germany. The […]
“Um, where is Slovenia?” I received this question often from Americans while planning a trip to Slovenia, a country which was once part of the former Yugoslavia. The few Americans […]
Oh, summer at the beach! Palm trees, sunny days, and endless sand. It would be so perfect if not for people… As someone who lives at a California beach year-round, […]
In the summer of 1989, hundreds of East Germans made a dash for freedom at the border crossing between Austria and Hungary.