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Coffee breaks

We’re all creatures of habit, when it comes down to it.  Even when we travel, there are still some comforting daily rituals that we like to indulge in.  For me, [...]

July 28, 2017

Barcelona Balconies

There’s no shortage of architectural beauty in Barcelona.  I especially love the variety and ornateness of the many balconies that adorn the buildings in the city. [...]

June 29, 2017

Consider Tarragona

Do you know about Tarragona?  No, not the herb. (That’s tarragon!)  Tarragona is a city in Catalonia, on the Spanish Mediterranean, about 100 km west of Barcelona. [...]

June 25, 2017

Hot Spanish nights

When I think of Spain, I think of hot sun, gorgeous architecture, and lots of great food and wine.  And when it’s too hot to stay inside everyone heads outdoors, [...]

June 16, 2017

New Street Art

I’m always on the lookout for colorful and interesting street art when I travel.  Sometimes it’s just a fun sign for a local business, other times a [...]

June 9, 2017

Burgos Cathedral

A crossroads for pilgrims traveling the Camino de Santiago, and the burial site of El Cid, the spires of Burgos Cathedral are visible for miles as you drive through Spain, [...]

December 24, 2014

Rioja Road Trip

If you love wine, sun, great food, and architecture, Rioja, Spain might be your dream destination.  It also happens to be a great value.  Visitors to La Rioja can enjoy [...]

December 13, 2014

Stairways

Stairways are utilitarian, taking us from one place to another.  They can also serve as metaphors for challenges we face in life, a desire to venture into the unknown, and a [...]

November 23, 2014