Hamburg Elbphilharmonie The Student Traveler






Have you heard of this €789 million wave in the sky? The Hamburg Elbphilharmonie was my favorite experience while touring Hamburg, Germany in March, 2017. So, get out your “list” and add this to it! In this post: What is it? Why is it so important? What is there to do? How can I get to the free observation deck? What are the views like? Elbphilharmonie (Elbe Philharmonic Hall) The word Elbphilharmonie is perfect for this hall. Translated and broken down, Elbphilharmonie references the Elbe river, on which it sits. Then it simply is telling you what it is, a Philharmonic Hall! This concert hall isRead More →

How to get amazing views of copenhagen denmark from the church of our savior






Are you afraid of heights? The Church of Our Savior is nearly 300 feet tall. But the view of Copenhagen that unfolds around you is worth it! I saw Copenhagen on my European Spring Break, along with 7 other countries! Read about it here! How to Get to The Top of the Church of Our Savior Craving this view of Copenhagen? Me too, I want to go back! The Church of Our Savior has a paid admission to climb to the top. It costs around 35.00 DKK – 45.00 DKK for adults, but there are student discounts!  It is open year around Monday-Sunday 11:00-15:30. The officialRead More →

Cincinnati Travel Photo Essay on New Perspectives in Old Places






Photo Essay of Cincinnati from a New Perspective How can you see a local city as beautiful again? By finding a new perspective on it. You could find your new perspective by moving your location to effect your visual interpretation of the city OR by finding out new things about the destination that cast it in a brand new light! New Perspectives Create Adventure These new perspectives will allow you to explore the insights of life that you gain while traveling to new places, but found right inside your local city. You might find out that you can go to the top of a building (didRead More →






The attention one must lend to the small things in the river-side town of Pauillac is what creates the beauty and atmosphere of the place. Today I took a special trip to document these details and share with you the story of Pauillac through photographs: Pauillac is such a beautiful town, with something new to experience every time I visit. What would you like my next post about Pauillac to be about? Let me know in the comments!Read More →






Coffee will take you where you want to be in Louisville (and anywhere else for that matter). Is the hipster inside you craving exposed brick, unknown restaurants in the sky, a great park system, the best coffee culture on the east side of the Mississippi, endless exposed wire light-bulbs, bars in old garages, and bikes? Lots of Bikes? Louisville is, surprising as it may be, the place for you! This past summer I had the pleasure of discovering Louisville as a local, living there for 3 months. What I found was the opposite of horses and baseball bats. Instead, a paradise of  chill atmosphere andRead More →