Travel

This category contains travel articles that I have written as well as links to other posts and pages related to travel.

Check out my books and bylines for more examples of my travel writing. You can also visit italofile.com, my blog about Italy travel.

Fall of the Wall

November 9, 2009, marks 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was in 9th grade when the news came across CNN that the physical symbol of the East/West divide was on the verge of toppling. And my mother reminded me today while I was reminiscing about the event that I sat for …

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Bikini Atoll: Site of One of History’s Most Infamous Science Experiments

“Bikini is paradise again, but with an asterisk.” via Bikini Atoll: Site of One of History’s Most Infamous Science Experiments This fascinating long read from Outside Magazine’s S.C. Gwynne follows the story of Alson Kelen, a native of Bikini Atoll, site of the most famous nuclear bomb test in the world. ___ Please note I’m …

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