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Hi! I’m Aaron.

I’m a self-professed traveler. More aptly speaking, a backpacker. It kind of started in the military and just kept on that way afterward. I like traveling light and without a lot a planning. Over the years, I’ve grown myself out of hostels and super-tight budgets, moving on to hotels, museums, and cafes more befitting my age. (Or, I think they’re more befitting?)

Now days I travel as much as I can, even if it’s just someplace an hour down the road where I’ve never been. There’s always a new story out there to find. I try my best to chronicle those stories here. I hope you enjoy the stories, and maybe take away a helpful tidbit or two.

“Travel is the lens through which we view the cultures and things we don’t understand, and make sense of the things we didn’t know existed.” Me.

Bratislava. Good God, i’m in Eastern Europe!

Alright, it’s time to start with a straightforward confession. I went to Bratislava for the Eurotrip jokes. I’ve seen that movie about 50 times (a conservatively low number) and have always loved the Bratislava part. I also confess that I knew the city didn’t look like it was portrayed in the movie. No cities really… Read More

Vienna, Austria. Two Days is not enough time.

I confess that I wasn’t naturally attracted to Vienna at the beginning. I needed a place to stay, that was a quick train ride from the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, and Vienna fit the bill. it was big, had lots of stuff to do, was easy to get in/out of, and was a straight… Read More