Is Barcelona’s La Rambla Worth an Entire Day?

Of course, it is! Let’s look at some of its sights. Originally outside the city walls and serving as a drainage ditch to carry wastewater down to the sea, the busy pedestrian- and vehicular-trafficked walkway/roadway known as La Rambla is a spectacle that draws tourists and lifelong Barcelona residents alike to stroll and shop along […]

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Living Parisian — An Update

I wrote and article, “Ah, To Live Parisian!” a little over a year ago. Do you have a Bucket List? I do, and one of the items on that list was to spend two months in Paris, France, “living like a Parisian.” I was able to cross this off my list as reflected in an […]

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Can You Say “TLAYUDA”?

Don’t worry; you’re not alone if you can’t easily pronounce it. I looked in the largest (size, weight, pages) dictionary I have, and there are no English words listed that begin with the two letters “t” and “l.” So it’s no real surprise that Americans (and maybe Brits, Aussies, and Kiwis) have a hard time […]

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Restaurants – A Year in “Reviews”

You all know that I love to travel. My love of travel is one of the reasons I’ve had the U.S. Registered Trademark America’s International Travel Expert® since 2010. Although my travels this year didn’t take me to as many places as in previous years, I still managed to visit and review 56 restaurants in […]

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Gardens — An Amazing Part of Travel

It’s no secret that I really do love to travel, and these days I’m doing a lot of it by speaking on cruise ships. Here it is the first day of June, and I’ve spoken on four cruises with seven more booked for the rest of this year. There’s no question that I’m visiting many […]

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