I can’t begin to describe to you just how tired I am. Since touching down in Barcelona two days ago, my team and I haven’t stopped walking. Okay, that just sounds silly. Of course we have stopped walking for meals and for sleep. But it FEELS as if we have been perpetually putting one foot […]
If you’re in Europe, it’s probable that the temperature is dropping rapidly as we speak. So it’s no wonder Europeans are flocking to Western Europe for a much needed break from the cold. Here’s a guest post to whet your appetite for the beach even more. ***** If you’re heading to the Canary Islands, the […]
Here’s something not many people know about me: I can ‘nurse’ a chocolate bar for hours. Yup. You can give me a regular-sized Toblerone, for instance, and it can take me the whole day to eat it— only because I want to relish it down to its last gooey bit. Not that this information is […]
I cannot claim to be an expert in architecture. What I am is an enthusiast at best. So I can only describe Frank O. Gehry’s work in these terms: it is simply… mind-blowing. I mean, have you seen the EMP Museum in Seattle? Or the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao? How about the Dancing House in […]
Plaza de la Seo is one of the most important squares in Zaragoza, Spain. Just south of Rio Ebro and opposite Plaza del Pilar, the square is home to the Catedral del Salvador which is part of the World Heritage Site Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon.
Why, hello Zaragoza! I first met the Aragonese city of Zaragoza in Spain during lunch. Our train, the historic Tren Al Andalus, had just arrived at the Delicias de Zaragoza train station at half past one in the afternoon. We only had a few minutes to freshen up before being rushed into the coach that would […]