city walks

A Fine Metz

Even though it’s less than an hour and a half by TGV train from Paris, Metz (pronounced mess) is not exactly on the radar of the millions of people who visit The City [...]

Street Art, Eh?

My favorite cities have great street art, and Montreal did not disappoint.  Walking in the city during a late winter visit, these walls of color helped to brighten the grey [...]

There’s something about Bilbao

Have you ever traveled to a new city, and as soon as you arrived, it somehow just felt right?  Like you could easily move there, and fit right in?   It’s hard to put [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

The sandwich board is your friend

Exploring a new city on foot is a good way to work up a healthy appetite.  Oh, but where to eat?  Since I like to be spontaneous, the sandwich board is my friend.  An [...]

Nice la Belle

Nice is nice.  Its historic city center surrounds a beautiful bay, and its streets are filled with gorgeous architecture.  City walkers like me love Nice, whether [...]