Travel The World Through Cocktails

Let’s all be honest, we are drinking more during quarantine. There is no judgement. This is a challenging time for everyone. We all deserve to explore and try new things this autumn and summer. Let’s get out of our comfort zones and try something new. Try pairing the drinks below with some vibrant music, virtual-tours online, or pairing it with some cultural cuisine, but no … Continue reading Travel The World Through Cocktails

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