Solo travel

The Train

March 10, 2016 // 400 Comments

Life, love, and death on a trip from Amsterdam to Paris. The train picked up speed as it left the station in a little town not far from Amsterdam. We passed so close to [...]

My Room with a View

December 12, 2015 // 39 Comments

In those winter nights next to the Duomo, life came back to me. It’s an 88 step climb to a week I now carry with me always. Paolo opened the door of my taxi. [...]

First Solo Travel

November 17, 2015 // 10 Comments

The year was 1985: an account of the first time I traveled solo in Europe. At twenty, I traveled abroad alone. I had two weeks in Britain by myself before going to Paris for [...]