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Hi! I'm Polly and this is my travel blog.

I've been traveling since before I was born (literally), thanks to my parents. However, between work and money, my trips are usually limited to one or two new locations per year. I love adding new countries to the list of places I've visited, but I also enjoy seeing different parts of the United States and feel lucky to live in such a large, geographically and culturally diverse country. As of this posting, I've been to 17 countries and visited 38 of the 50 states.

I'm an artist and a history and culture geek. I love trying new food and exploring old buildings. I enjoy city weekends and country road trips. I'm generally a budget traveler, but I like to splurge on at least one unique experience for each trip I take. Sometimes I travel with family or friends, but I love the freedom of solo travel. Capturing the feel of a place with my camera is extremely important to me.

Below is a list of places I've been to. I've added links to the ones I've written a…

Latest Posts

"Meh"drid - the Royal Palace and other Disappointments

Segovia's Fairy Tale Alcazar


Six Cool Madrid Museums that are not the Prado

El Escorial

The Walls of Ávila

Salamanca to Ávila

Salamanca at Night

Salamanca's Cathedrals

Salamanca by Day

Views from Cuenca