Spain

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 [...]

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 [...]

Views from Above

One of the fun things about photography is the challenge of capturing things from a different perspective.  Climbing a tower, riding a funicular, or just looking out the [...]

Tasty budget eats in Europe

Traveling can be expensive, and for Americans visiting Europe our dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to, with the current exchange rates being what they are.  But [...]

Ride the Rails in Europe

A great trip requires good planning – especially if you are only going to have a couple of weeks to enjoy your trip to Europe.  Luckily, the rail system for much of [...]

Mundaka, Spain

Possibly one of the smallest hotel rooms I’ve stayed in, but it did not matter one iota. Why not? Well,  just take a look at the view from our room at the Hotel El [...]