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james_tesol_teacher Travels while teaching English in Europe

Nice, France and the Riviera

FRANCE | Thursday, 22 May 2014 | Views [374]

When I visited in late March, the weather was great, generally temperatures in the 60s to mid 70s during the day. Some locals told me that the weather has been changing – January was quite rainy, unusual they say because Nice is noted as having ... Read more >


Photos: Nice and the Riviera

FRANCE | Thursday, 22 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

Nice and the Riviera
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Budapest: Summer 2013

HUNGARY | Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | Views [622]

Ever since I saw the movie “An American Rhapsody” many years ago, I have wanted to visit Budapest. There was something about the Hungarian spirit, the chain bridge and the Budapest train station that drew me to the city.  Hungary ... Read more >


Photos: Budapest: Summer 2013

HUNGARY | Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Budapest: Summer 2013
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Hallstatt, Austria and the Salzkammergut; Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | Views [802]

During my time in Austria, I spent a day in the Lake Hallstatt and Salzkammergut area east of Salzburg (between Vienna and Salzburg). This is a magnificent lake and alpine district that deserves the phrase “picture perfect”. During my time ... Read more >


Photos: Hallstatt, Austria and the Salzkammergut; Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Hallstatt, Austria and the Salzkammergut; Summer 2013
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Salzburg: Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | Views [1111]

Salzburg, at the northern edge of the Alps, is a captivating city that has so much to offer visitors. It conjures up wonderful images: Mozart, the lushness of green meadows and blue sky, the mountains off in the distance, beautiful architecture, history, ... Read more >


Photos: Salzburg: Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 | Photo Gallery

Salzburg: Summer 2013
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Vienna: Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Views [1711]

Vienna is steeped in history and culture, and filled with palaces and buildings that testify to its glory days as the capital of the most powerful region in Europe. The Viennese pride themselves in the beauty of the numerous parks that are located throughout ... Read more >


Photos: Vienna: Summer 2013

AUSTRIA | Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Vienna: Summer 2013
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Prague - Summer 2013

CZECH REPUBLIC | Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | Views [583]

    Prague is a magical city that has deep historical roots nestled within a vibrant, friendly, modern city. It was the third largest city in Medieval Europe and was one of the most powerful cities in Central Europe; its king (Charles ... Read more >


Photos: Prague - Summer 2013

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 26 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Prague - Summer 2013
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Krakow, Poland; Summer 2013

POLAND | Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | Views [1780]

Krakow, the cultural capital of Poland, is a wonderful city with many interesting sites. Plus it’s inexpensive and easy to navigate. Just about everyone in the tourist trade (and I'd guess 50% or more of residents aged 18 - 35) speaks English. ... Read more >


Photos: Krakow

POLAND | Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Krakow
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Photos: Kyiv (Ukrainian) or Kiev

UKRAINE | Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Kiev

UKRAINE | Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | Views [365]

Kyiv (Ukrainian) or Kiev has a beauty and historical sites that rival those in many other European cities. It is the city where both the Ukrainian and Russian cultures were born. Its history dates back more than 1,000 years, and some buildings ... Read more >


Lviv Ukraine: 2013

UKRAINE | Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | Views [743]

Lviv (pronounce la veeve) is a city in western Ukraine near the Polish border. Some people believe that Lviv is the most beautiful city in Ukraine as well as its cultural capital. The city center has a number of historical buildings and is on the UNESCO ... Read more >


Photos: Lviv, Ukraine: 2013

UKRAINE | Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Lviv, Ukraine: 2013
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Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine

UKRAINE | Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | Views [374]

Dnepropetrovsk (Ukrainian Dnipropetrovsk) used to be a “closed city” during the Soviet era. What this means is that “outsiders” were not allowed into the city because the city was the manufacturing and technology center for many ... Read more >


Photos: Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine

UKRAINE | Saturday, 19 Oct 2013 | Photo Gallery

Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine
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