About the Author

Globetrotting Editor - You might say that Aren was destined to become a Globetrotter after his family took him to Germany two times before he was four. If that wasn’t enough, a term spent in Sweden as a young teenager and a trek across Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand confirmed that destiny. An independent writer, director, and film critic, Aren has travelled across Asia, Europe, and South America. His favourite travel experience was visiting the major cities of Japan’s largest island, Honshu, but his love for food, drink, and film will take him anywhere that boasts great art and culture.

Panoramic View of Bran Castle in Autumn, Brasov, Transylvania, Romania

Enjoy the Pastoral Charm of Transylvania on Your Romania Vacation

Few regions of Europe are as widely-recognized as Transylvania. Mythical home of Count Dracula, vampires, and mountainous castles, this region of Romania haunts the imagination of much of the world. And yet, beyond all the folklore and pop-culture stories lies a Transylvania that is largely unknown. The region is much more than Dracula and vampires, […]

Zebras and Wildebeests Walking Beside the Lake with Flamingos in the background in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

What is the Great Migration and When is the Best Time to Go On an East Africa Vacation?

The Great Migration is simply like nothing else on Earth. Perhaps you’ve seen the migration before on a Kenyan safari or you’ve only seen Disney’s The Lion King and wondered what a wildebeest stampede looked like for real. No matter your experience with African wildlife, the Great Migration will amaze you on your East Africa […]

Night Scenes of Wintry Coburg in Bavaria, Germany

Coburg, Bavaria: The Romantic Link Between Germany and Britain

Located in southeast Germany is a beautiful region Globetrotters should explore at least once on their German vacations… the state of Bavaria. In northernmost Bavaria lies a town with a rich history that intimately connects Germany to Great Britain. I visited Germany twice for several months before I turned four. At the time, my maternal […]