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Europe

Versailles, where French Emperors resided in luxury until the French Revolution took it all away

Versailles, the royal residence of the French Emperor and probably even considered the capital of the once powerful French Empire that imposed power throughout Europe under the the Sun King, Louis XIV, until its gradual decline in power in the late 1700s during the French Revolution. Due to the Sun King’s long reign, France was … Continue reading »

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Fly-fishing during the autumn of England

Well, it’s time for round 3 of fishing in England with this time frame being in the fall where the temperatures have dropped, the sun sets earlier (less sun light as well), and the fishing conditions have changed quite a bit. I could definitely see and feel the difference compared to the summer time when … Continue reading »

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While traveling, maintain your strength!

People have asked me how do I maintain my strength and ability to fish, hunt, hike, scuba dive, work out, play sports, etc. as I’m traveling? It’s not hard but it requires discipline of having a regular workout, sleep, and meal schedule. So while I was traveling in Poland, I made sure to go find … Continue reading »

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Wroclaw, former capital of the defunct kingdom of Silesia

Wroclaw, pronounced “Vrotswaf” is a fairly big city in Poland with a lot of history as it used to be the capital of Silesia, an old country which changed hands with many countries/empires such as the Holy Roman Empire, Bohemia, and even Germany which saw its name changed, probably for easier pronunciation, “Breslau.” The city … Continue reading »

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Poznan – an underrated city in Poland

The city of Poznan… likely to be completely unknown to the common tourist/traveler since they probably think of Poland and the first cities that come to mind are Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, etc. Auschwitz Prison is probably another possibility as well. However, Poznan is one of Poland’s oldest cities and used to change hands frequently in … Continue reading »

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