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Winding West Coast New Zealand

Mar 13, 2016
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Blog 2 of our New Zealand Adventure starts on Day 4 still in Queenstown, then moves up to Wanaka and out to the West Coast…

Venice is For Romantics

Sep 14, 2015
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  Europe overflows with towns and cities and landscapes that evoke romance. Consider how many poets and composers and writers and painters drew their inspiration from…

Whirlwind Barcelona

Sep 4, 2015
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My favorite Europe guidebook writer, Rick Steves, states in his Spain guidebook that trying to see Barcelona in a day is insane. Rick is right of course, but…

Girona Sightseeing

Aug 29, 2015
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Girona is the main town about a fifteen-minute drive from the Castel d’Escales and well worth a full day visit. The town is a bit off…