The Power of a Map

The Power of a Map

Over the years, this blog has connected me with lots of great folks. It’s fun to take an adventure, albeit virtually, with someone else. It’s a wide world filled with cultures, experiences, and opportunities. I’ve learned so much from my readers and my friends! Over...
A relaxing cup of Madrid

A relaxing cup of Madrid

According to Ana María Botella Serrano, former mayor of Madrid, “there is nothing quite like a relaxing cup of cafe con leche in Plaza Mayor.” She was trying to entice the Olympic committee to choose Madrid as a site for the games. Instead, she created a...
2018: Overcast Beach Day

2018: Overcast Beach Day

Sometimes the beach cooperates and you have a great tale of sun-filled adventures spent playing beach volleyball, pretending to be a dolphin in the water, and relaxing with a chilly glass of sangria at a beachside bar. This is not one of those tales, gentle reader. To...
2015 Valencia: Week in Alicante

2015 Valencia: Week in Alicante

Gentle readers, I took a week to visit the town of Alicante, which is south of Valencia city and a popular vacation spot in Europe. Even though it was August and a lot of businesses were closed, it was still a memorable experience in a beautiful areas. Most of the...