Tuesday, May 28, 2024
As airlines around the globe compete and connect travelers from one point to another, some airlines choose to go the extra mile offering complimentary cultural packages to passengers with long layovers.  Half an hour past midnight, my travel partner is...
Why this sunny port city of Andalusia is the new capital of cool. At the time when the favored Andalusian sisters Granada, Sevilla and Cordoba were far too busy beguiling audiences across the globe while absorbed in their own spirited...
 Lisbon is in no hurry. It takes its time.The city wakes up when it wants to and sleeps only when it needs to. Slow. Like the container ships that glide under the 25 de Abril Bridge appending the capital...
  Famished and wandering. That’s what we are these days.  It was not long ago when we visited the province of Girona. After a six-hour drive from Nice, France and with just a few drops of fuel left; our arrival in...
Hamburg - part grit and part chic, why this German city of the north keeps on surprising.  It was August, and the world smelled of roses – of dreams – of summer.When Ted Macauley first visited Hamburg in 1970, a...
 At magic hour, when cotton clouds roll in and drape a cool shade over the land below, a girl lights a candle at the St. Nedelya Cathedral. Military officers, anchored for several hours at the Office of the President...
   Upon reading this, I would probably be at 36,000 feet in a triple 7 Air France jet liner 12-time zones away from you.  Somehow I won't have to press the arret button as many times, as I did during the...
W  hat does a wayfarer see when she climbs the 183 step-bell tower of Saint Domnius Cathedral in the old town of Split? In this thriving city in Central Dalmatia, amidst its well preserved medieval walls and Roman temples, between its...
What can a landscape teach a traveler? In Andalusia, it’s as simple as living like a local and embracing its transportive landscape.  T  o live in southern Spain on the coast of Andalusia - where the occasional sand laden wind blows,...
 Travelers have been talking in reverent tones about a number of encouraging sights they noticed in Lisbon. It seemed it was all people could talk about lately. It hadn’t been long since the conversation shifted from austerity, youth unemployment...

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