If you love a quaint classic European town—cobble stone streets, Roman viaducts, Medieval castles, and good food—Segovia should be on your “to visit” list.Continue reading “Spain 2016: Segovia”
Spain: Ronda, Nerja, Granada, and La Mancha (Honeymoon 2008)
The last leg of our Spain trip in 2008 was spectacular: Ronda, the city on the cliff, Nerja, the beach on Costa del Sol, Granada and its architectural jewel Alhambra, and a stop for cheese in the countryside of La Mancha.Continue reading “Spain: Ronda, Nerja, Granada, and La Mancha (Honeymoon 2008)”
Spain: Cadiz and Gibraltar (Honeymoon 2008)
The next stops on the southern Spain route were Cadiz, the ancient port city, and the lonely rock of Gibraltar, with a sneak peek of Africa.Continue reading “Spain: Cadiz and Gibraltar (Honeymoon 2008)”
Happy 100th Birthday, Romania!
December 1, 2018 is a special day in the history of Romania, marking the country’s 100th birthday. Here is a little tribute to my beloved homeland. Happy Birthday, Romania! La Multi Ani, Romania dodoloata! Continue reading “Happy 100th Birthday, Romania!”
Our first trip to Portugal was condensed into only six days, not nearly enough time to see and taste all there is. Some of the highlights included pasteis de nata, grilled octopus, and caldo verde. Since I am not brave enough to attempt recreating the first two, I ventured in making caldo verde upon my return to the U.S.Continue reading “Caldo Verde”