Stephen Travels Stephen Travels

I write a travel blog, stephentravels.com, with stories about the most interesting places to see and explore, the best restaurants, and the most memorable accommodations. After traveling for 30 years, I know a thing or two. Come along for the ride!

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Lüderitz Nest Hotel (Lüderitz, Namibia) Stephen Travels 7d

For at least 20 years, I had wanted to visit Namibia for several reasons, one of which was its…

Namibia #accommodation #city #sightseeing

Old Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky) Stephen Travels 14d

I arrived in the Old Louisville Historic District with the intention of exploring one of the top…

United States #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Top 5 Depictions of St. Veronica Stephen Travels 21d

Every July 12, St. Veronica is honored with her feast day, a day to remember the one simple act of…

#art #city #museum #sightseeing

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Guardian Building (Detroit, Michigan) Stephen Travels 28d

Just as New York City has a Cathedral of Commerce — the gorgeous Woolworth Building — Detroit has…

United States #architecture #art #city #sightseeing

Top 5 Churches in Kraków, Poland Stephen Travels 34d

The Planty, a 2.5-mile green belt, cinches the Old Town of Kraków, Poland. Established in the 19th…

Poland #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Petit Jean State Park (Arkansas) Stephen Travels 42d

Long ago, in the 1700s, a young French nobleman named Chavet went to the New World to explore the…

United States #mountain #nature #park #waterfall

Top 5 Churches in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Stephen Travels 49d

A long weekend in the City of Brotherly Love took me to some of the United States’ most…

United States #architecture #building #city #temple

Top 5 Museums in Stockholm, Sweden Stephen Travels 56d

I fell in love with Stockholm at the airport. From that moment on, the largest city in Scandinavia…

Sweden #city #museum #sightseeing

Top 5 Pinks Stephen Travels 63d

Spring arrives with bursts of colorful blossoms, including those in both the most delicate and the…

United States #animals #architecture #nature #sightseeing

Top 5 Buildings in Denver, Colorado Stephen Travels 70d

The free shuttle took me along the pedestrian and transit 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver,…

United States #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Kronborg Slot (Helsingør, Denmark) Stephen Travels 76d

I had already seen one castle in Denmark, Christiansborg Slot in Copenhagen. Now it was time to see…

Denmark #architecture #building #history #sightseeing

Top 5 Churches in Manhattan Stephen Travels 84d

Just about everywhere I travel, churches and cathedrals rise to the top of my list of things to…

United States #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Union Station (Kansas City, Missouri) Stephen Travels 91d

I walked about a mile from Jefferson House Bed and Breakfast, where I was staying just outside…

United States #architecture #building #city #sightseeing

Amérian Executive Mendoza Hotel (Mendoza, Argentina) Stephen Travels 98d

The short and wonderfully inexpensive taxi ride from the airport to my hotel in Mendoza, Argentina,…

Argentina #accommodation #building #city #tip

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Stephen Travels 105d

The upside-down and lopsided replica of the White House, deliberately built to look like it had…

United States #cruise #nature #riverlake #sightseeing

Top 5 Museums in Croatia Stephen Travels 112d

I spent a lot of time outdoors in Croatia, lured from inside four walls to enjoy this country’s…

Croatia #art #city #museum #sightseeing

Top 5 Sights to Make You Laugh Stephen Travels 119d

Sometimes you just need a good laugh. Whether you’ve had a bad day or you’re stressed out from an…

#sightseeing

Jefferson House Bed and Breakfast (Kansas City, Missouri) Stephen Travels 126d

The fine hospitality at Jefferson House Bed and Breakfast began right away when I walked through…

United States #accommodation #building #city #food

E.W. Marland Estate (Ponca City, Oklahoma) Stephen Travels 132d

The Italian Renaissance mansion has been sitting on 30 acres of vistas and gardens since its…

United States #architecture #building #city #museum