There are more than forty palaces and chateaus in Prague, reflecting it’s wealthy and influential past.Continue reading “Palaces of Prague”
The elegant pearl is a mythical symbol of wisdom gained from experience – an apt description for Budapest.Continue reading “Pearl of the Danube”
Our train to Segovia passed by snow capped mountains and dozens of deer grazing the pastoral countryside.Continue reading “Segovia, Spain”
Dazzling Mosques, Synagogues and Cathedrals can be found in this ancient locale known as the ‘City of Three Cultures’.Continue reading “Toledo, Spain”
Perusing through an open air used book fair can be a grand way to spend an afternoon. Don Quixote anyone?Continue reading “Nos Vemos Madrid”
Springtime in Madrid! One day the weather is sunny and a perfect 80°F; the next raining and a cool 53°F.Continue reading “Primavera en Madrid”
Magnificent Madrid, the capital of Spain, is chock full of museums, art, history, parks, culture and life.
If you are a bibliophile, a visit to the historic Joanina Library at the University of Coimbra should be added to your bucket list.
This enchanting Portuguese town, famous for its romantic Manueline architecture is worth the 35-minute train ride northwest of Lisbon.
Barcelona has been in the news recently with demonstrations for and against Catalan separation and demonstrations regarding ‘overtourism’. We have focused our explorations primarily on beautiful southern Spain but despite the tensions in Barcelona, we wanted to make a brief stop in this north eastern city.Continue reading “Bustling Barcelona”