Nov 25, 2020 Spain
There’s so much to see and do in Spain, and so little time. When we planned our trip in 2019, we didn’t know where to start. We wanted it all… beaches, food, sunshine, culture, and history. But with 17 regions to choose from, Spain seemed just too big to …
4 Days in Barcelona: Gaudi, Picasso, Museums, Port Vell, Food Tours, Flamenco Shows, and Discount Tickets
Dec 3, 2019 Spain
Barcelona is city driven by passion. It’s the city to fall in love with all things Spanish, from delicious rice dish paella and the fruity cocktail Sangria, to Flamenco dancing and afternoon siestas, to modernist paintings and art nouveau architecture. Wi…
17 Best Things To Do in Valencia, Spain: Museums, Beaches, Food & Wine, Culture, City of Arts and Sciences, and Discount Tickets
Nov 29, 2019 Spain
Few aged cities manage to balance their ancient history with the 21st century, but Valencia, Spain’s 3rd largest city, pulls it off. Squeezing Valencia’s broad range of modern, cultural, and historic attractions into one visit is no easy task. My list of …
Nov 18, 2019 Travel Tips
Deciding on a cruise line isn’t easy. You also have to choose a ship and itinerary. I’ll share my recent experience on the Celebrity Reflection during an 8-night Iberian Peninsula cruise which departed from Lisbon, Portugal and toured Gibraltar, Malaga, C…
Nov 11, 2019 Spain
With the help of a few knowledgeable tour guides, I sampled Valencia’s best wine and paella; shopped for authentic, locally made souvenirs; and delved into the city’s motley history, uncovering the real stories behind the Holy Grail and the role of silk i…
Jul 12, 2015 Spain
We wanted to see where the famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain took place, but what we stumbled onto was much more fun than we could have hoped for... and my kids love it!
4 Spanish Destinations You Won’t Regret Visiting By Sophia Zora
Nov 30, 2014 Guest Blogs
Whether you’re backpacking through Western Europe, or you just want to take a short, relaxing vacation in a majestic seaside paradise that’s not so far from civilization, the Eastern coast of Spain can provide some of the most majestic and peaceful destin…
Jan 19, 2014 Italy
Follow our 18 day journey across 3 countries: Italy, France and Spain (4 including Monaco). If you’ve ever thought about taking a road trip around southern Europe, here’s the ultimate guide to get you started. Includes toll prices, fuel and milage.
Nov 1, 2013 Spain
15 days had passed since we disembarked our cruise ship in Civitavecchia but it felt like months. We had seen so much in such a short period of time on our Southern Europe road trip. But now it was coming to an end and Barcelona was a fitting finale.
Oct 30, 2013 Spain
Hidden in the Gothic walls of the ancient city a bellman rushed to our aid welcoming us to the Mercer Hotel Barcelona. The Mercer Hotel is a 5 star luxury indulgence. The building was built on an ancient Roman defence tower dating back to 1st century AD. …
Oct 17, 2013 Italy
As I gazed over the cliff from the driver seat of my Citroen car I could feel the breeze pulling my hair and smell the salty sea air through the open window. Amalfi Coast may have been a challenge, but it certainly was a challenge I was glad I accepted.