History for Travel

A birthday spent on a flower island

For my birthday this year, I went to the beautiful island of Mainau in Konstanz, Germany. The island once belonged to royalty and now is home to a multitude of gorgeous flowers and trees. We’d heard of this island when we first moved here to Switzerland and have been wanting to go ever since. I’m [...]

Bournemouth by the sea

These days I spend most of the year studying and living in Bournemouth, England. You may remember, last year I lived in Poole, but this year I’ve moved to Bournemouth so that I could be walking distance from my university campus. These pictures were more-or-less my first impression of Bournemouth back in September 2011. Bournemouth [...]

To harm oneself

This is Durdle Door here in beautiful Dorset. I think I’ve chosen one of the best locations to study wildlife conservation here in England. Durdle Door is a natural rock formation along the Jurassic Coast which is a World Heritage Site. I had the great pleasure of seeing it and there are many more photos [...]

So this is Poole

You may remember my “I’m here!” post a while back which just so happens to be when I took all of these photos. I haven’t been taking nearly as many pictures as I did when I first arrived, but I think my camera is going to have to become a staple in my bag once [...]

Midnight Sun

This may be the most beautiful video I’ve ever seen. It’s hard to believe such wonders really exist in this world of ours. Even though I’ve watched this short film a few times now, each time it doesn’t fail to amaze me and literally take my breath away. It looks as though it’s about time [...]