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Photo Essay: Eating and Drinking in Germany

A week has come and gone in a flash….hard to believe I am making my way home so soon.  WIth such perfect weather, it was easy to spend time in the plaza, glass of rose in one hand, sunglasses and a smile on my face! No shortages on the wine pour here! Town Square…..we really … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Reflections from Bilbao

From an art instillation outside of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain…reflections from Bilbao. Happy Monday Morning! Related links: The Guggenheim at Night

Monday Morning Series: Dubrovnik in the summer

Summer is just around the corner – where will you be going?  Croatia has long been one of Europe’s summer destinations.  Now growing in popularity in North America – will you be heading to the jewel of the Adriatic? This photo was taken as I walked the fortress wall around the historic medieval city of … Continue reading

Do We Really Have To Say Goodbye? Love Locks Rome.

Do we really have to say goodbye?  Love Locks Rome. A symbol of love?  An eye sore?  What is to come of the symbol of undying love that has become a global phenomenon? My first encounter with love locks was in Prague – I was instantly hooked and I was not alone.  The locks have … Continue reading

I Want to Go with Oh to Rome

Dream of living like a local in Europe?  I do.  And this time I want to do it right!  Go with Oh has apartments in 10 divine European cities…all worthy Bucket List destinations!  Whether you dream of visiting Paris, one of the worlds most romantic cities, riding a gondola in Venice or a pub crawl … Continue reading

Have you seen the Buddy Bears?

Have you seen the Buddy Bears? A message of world peace hit the Champs de Mars (the lawns extending out beyond Paris’ Eiffel Tower) in the form of Buddy Bears.  These unique works of art – 140 in total – represent living in peace and harmony.  There is one Buddy Bear for each of the … Continue reading

Travel Destination: San Sebastian

Travel Destination:  San Sebastian Playground to the stars at the International Film Festival every year, San Sebastian’s glamour and glitz remains understated.  Its gastronomic delights and cultural calendar are world class and Playa de la Concha brings one of Europe’s best city beaches to the steps of the Old Town.  What is not to love? … Continue reading

Culinary Inspirations from Restaurant Week – La Fabrica

Culinary Inspirations from San Sebastian’s Restaurant Week – welcome to La Fabrica. My first introduction to San Sebastian’s Restaurant Week nearly didn’t happen!  Having only arrived in town that day, I had not yet figured out where I was going or even what I wanted.  The owners of the Pension that I was staying at … Continue reading

More from Restaurant Week in San Sebastian: Ni Neu

Restaurant Week was in full swing as I dined my way through San Sebastian.  Next stop: Ni Neu – touting itself as an avant-garde cuisine with an easy to understand format – I was quite excited to see what they would have on offer. Earlier in the week, I had met another solo traveller and … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Christmas in Prague

Can you believe it is only one month to Christmas?  What will you be doing?  The big family Christmas at home? A tropical destination holiday?  Last year, I spent a magnificent Christmas in Prague. European Christmas Markets are a sight to behold….the sights, smells and flavours – so exciting! Happy Monday morning. Related posts: The … Continue reading

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