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Monday Morning Series: Adriatic Beach – Croatia

Summer in Croatia and everyone heads to the beach!  The pebbled beaches took a little getting used to for me, but the water was so inviting!  How could you not jump in?! Happy Monday Morning Related Links: Croatia: When can I come back Paradise found in Vis, Croatia Visit Croatia – Beaches

Monday Morning Series: The Beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park

I discovered Plitvice Lakes National Park while doing research for my 2 weeks in Croatia last August.  I knew I wanted to stay over night – the park is so big, I wanted 2 days to explore – and the decision was the right one for me.  What I was not prepared for was how … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Night falls on Biarritz, France

After walking the Camino de Santiago, I spent a few days lounging in Biarritz in Basque country, western France.  While the weather had turned and I found it too cold to swim, I loved spending time on the beautiful beach, watching the waves crash in.  It is such a peaceful and relaxing place to let … Continue reading

Top 5 Travel Experiences from 2012

Top 5 Travel Experiences from 2012 2012 was a travel bonanza!  I never would have guessed, ringing in the New Year in Prague, that I would see and experience so much throughout 2012. Travel in 2012 ran the gamut of experiences from luxurious hotel stays in the Mayan Riviera at the Fairmont Mayakoba Resort and … 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

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

Palacio del Carmen in Santiago de Compostela: Hotel Review

Palacio del Carmen, Marriott, Santiago de Compostela:  Hotel Review You would not believe my delight as I walked down the street on the way to the Marriot’s Palacio del Carmen in Santiago de Compostela.  The white patio umbrellas out front were the first clue that I was about to be spoilt.  After walking the Camino … 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

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