A detour from my "Best Book Ever" series I've got Fiesta on the brain from recently featuring Ernest Hemingway. What comes to mind when I think of Spain? Arid terrain? Majestic forts? The running of the bulls? Pamplona is home to it all. Though visited long ago in 2012, the city has a special magic. … Continue reading Pamplona -Home of La Fiesta
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Cinque Terre, a tale of five beautiful towns on the Italian coast serving up picturesque shots, beautiful hikes, and amazing seafood.
A tale of conquer, the Cerro Chato is one of the most difficult but rewarding hikes you make ever encounter.
A brief review of the New Orleans Historical Pharmacy Museum, home of America's first official pharmacist.
"Get up." "But I'm tired. I don't want to get up. "But, it's time to go. 'Cause if we don't make it to the next Metro, then we don't make it to the Paella Place as soon as it opens. And we already know they're full because they weren't taking reservations yesterday, so we have … Continue reading On Sundays, We Eat Paella
"Where are you going?" "Where are you going?" The emerald VW pulled up beside me has the sunroof open. From the street corner, it's almost as easy to look down into the car as it is to look through it. Jazz blares from the speakers, and there's a green glass bottle in the cup holder … Continue reading Berlin: How To Not Get “TAKEN”
Places can be many things. Some places are energetic. Some, solemn and reverent. Some fantastic. And some so utterly constricting I can't stand it. I've been to a lot of places, and I want to share them with you.