Travel, above all else, is an opportunity to learn, but if you’re lucky, sometimes it’s a chance to just have a laugh. When we travel, there isn’t a day that passes without at least one good chuckle.
As a first-year university student, I made a scheduling mistake which haunted me for four months: Art History at 8:00am. The positively inhumane class-meeting time was bad enough, but my freshman folly was exacerbated by the class format.
Other than sex, there seems to be no stronger temptation in this world than chocolate. That luscious, dark confection can bring strong men to their knees and make smart women swoon.
These days everything seems to be about circles. Social circles … calling circles … crop circles. The circle is a natural form that’s appealing to the human eye. We seem to be enticed by rounded curves … and leery of sharp corners. As you know, we did our own circle thing, traveling around the globe. And when …
While Barcelona is a very modern place, its lasting impressions are timeless. It’s one of our favorite big cities in Europe.
Barcelona is a very pedestrian and bike-friendly place, and how refreshing that is. It’s also a very large city, and like all big cities has problems with cars, parking, and traffic. To help solve part of these problems they’ve started a “borrow a bike” program. The program is called “Bicing” and the basic idea is that …
The food scene in Barcelona is incredible! This region of Catalonia has a well-earned culinary reputation, both for its traditional styles and “nueva cocina espanola.”