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15+ Our Favorite Places in Spain

15+ Our Favorite Places in Spain

We love Spain. It’s been in our blood for as long as we’ve been a family. In 1985 we tossed our tent and sleeping bags into our little red VW Polo, strapped our three-month old daughter in the car seat, and took […]

Intrigued by the Archictectural Wonder of the Vizcaya Bridge

Intrigued by the Architectural Wonder of the Vizcaya Bridge

The Vizkaya bridge is one of those sites that we always wanted to visit, because it is so unique. It’s called a transporter bridge, but it really is a gondola which holds six cars and dozens of people to cross […]

14 Stunning Images of the Amazing Architecture of the Guggenheim in Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Spain

Perhaps one of the most magnificent examples of 20th century architecture, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is one of American Architect Frank Gehry’s masterpieces. It’s graceful curves and flowing lines rise beautifully like a giant shining flower from the banks of […]

Complete Relaxation at the Stunning Monastery in Guadalupe

Monastery Santa Maria Guadalupe

Whenever we are traveling, we love to stay in unique accommodations.  In the Extremadura region of Spain sits the small town of Guadalupe where they just happen to have a world heritage monastery.  For some years, it has been turned into a […]

A Day Trip to Picturesque Ibiza

Day Trip Ibiza

Ibiza’s Forts, Walls, and Delicious Pastries…oh My! While planning our trip to the Balearic Islands we knew we wanted to get to all three of the main islands, Mallorca, Menorca, and Ibiza. We were flying in to Mallorca and spending […]

Return to the Alluring Alhambra in Granada, Spain

Alhambra Granada Spain

Thirty years Later and We’re Still Enamored with the Palace of the Moors From its modest beginnings as a simple Roman fort to it’s fantastically ornate Moorish palaces in the days of its prime, the Alhambra has been intriguing visitors […]

Seeing the Sights in Stunning Segovia

UNESCO World Heritage Site Segovia As you come over the last hill on the road to Segovia you see the town perched atop a hill like a diamond glittering in the sunlight. The Gothic Cathedral, foreboding Alcázar, and seemingly impenetrable city walls beckon you […]

The Year in Review 2014

Year in Review 2014

 A Banner Year in Travel The year is almost done.  With the cold and dreary winter weather, a feeling of melancholy begins to set in, so I sit here and try to remember all the great traveling Jim and I did […]

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