Vivo 53, Bellevue

Vivo 53, Bellevue

Vivo 53 is a relatively new Italian restaurant in Bellevue, Washington. It’s next Bellevue Square and makes a great lunch spot for shoppers. It’s a comfortable place where you could grab a quick bite, or have a longer, more drawn out meal, depending on how...
Iceland Playlist: Music for Your Trip

Iceland Playlist: Music for Your Trip

For as long as I can remember, I’ve made playlists for my trips. I always try to pick songs from bands originating in whatever country or state I’m visiting but some stuff is a completely random association I have or a song attached to a memory. I’m...
Tollwood Christmas Market Munich: Heads up Vegetarians!

Tollwood Christmas Market Munich: Heads up Vegetarians!

The most interesting Christmas Market I have ever been to has got to be the Tollwood Winter-festival in Munich, Germany. And I think they probably consider it more of a Winterfest than “Christmas Market” as to be inclusive. Tollwood represents “the...
Welcome to The Modern Traveler

Welcome to The Modern Traveler

Welcome to The Modern Traveler. You may have seen me around the internet or in a magazine where I wrote for other people. The Modern Traveler is my own. It’s all the stuff I I want to tell you about. I love writing for other outlets, but it’s nice to have...