English Countryside’s Calling

Visiting England can have you experiencing all different cultures, with London especially. Food and everything around the world is in walking distance in most sections of the city. This aspect makes the city vibrant and rich in diversity. Hundreds of languages are heard while sitting on the tube. One still sees the old English pubs and the historical sights that has made it a world … Continue reading English Countryside’s Calling

Lagos: The Edge of the World

Set on the southwest corner of Portugal, the city of Lagos is not a secret to European travelers. The Atlantic winds brings surfers and aquatic venturers to this beach town. Seafood restaurants and a nightlife carve out the curvy streets. The drive of the town is everything water. Doing a boat tour, kayaking, or getting on the water are the reasons to discover Lagos. Their … Continue reading Lagos: The Edge of the World

Kingdom of Spain

Barcelona and Madrid have a relationship in the same way New York City and Boston does. Madrid has a smaller feel to its town, but very large in identity. The Spanish passion is felt as soon as you come into its presence. Madrid can be more intimate than Barcelona, with its unlimited tapas, sangria, paella, and flamenco. Each neighborhood brings a different style and lure, … Continue reading Kingdom of Spain

Barcelona: the Mecca of Architecture

When the world of travel comes into mind, Paris, London, Rome, and Barcelona are all in the forefront of people’s minds. With doing things a little backwards, my travels have brought me everywhere else in the world, except Spain. From all the stories that were told about the paella, the street cafes, and the sangria, my expectations were high. Barcelona is busy and packed with … Continue reading Barcelona: the Mecca of Architecture

Come to me, Sicily

With the ocean at our back, it was time to make the cross-island journey to Taormina. Trapani and the island life lies to the west, and it was time for a four-hour car drive to the east. In between the two coasts are a whole lot of olives, grapes, and hills, so it seemed appropriate to see a bit more of Sicily. About two hours … Continue reading Come to me, Sicily

Love that Favignana life

With Sicily comes the Sicilian way of life. “There’s two types of powerful, those who own too much and those who don’t own a thing” Sicilian proverb We decided to make our way over to the island of Favignana. It is situated on the western end of Sicily, and it can easily be reached from Trapani, by ferry, in 30 minutes. It was once dominated … Continue reading Love that Favignana life

P.S. New York I love you

I’m back! I took a little break from writing. My life has recently taken me to NYC. Sometimes things just appear in front of you, don’t ask why, you just trust the new path. I moved from NYC almost 4 years ago. NYC was my home for 6 years. Let’s just say it’s the longest relationship I have had in a long time. Just like … Continue reading P.S. New York I love you

It is big and ‘Sur’real!

There are places that are so picturesque that you can not take a bad photo. Then there is Big Sur. The ‘sur’real land along the central California coast stretches 90 miles long. You hear stories about the beauty of big sur. But this is not a land that can be told by stories. This is a land you need to fully soak in and one … Continue reading It is big and ‘Sur’real!