The Way of Saint James Want to see the Spanish countryside? And get loads of outdoor exercise to boot? The Way is the Way! Many people experience this pilgrimage every year. They come for different reasons, and there are different ways to accomplish the Camino. I do not purport to be an expert as I…
Part 2 of Marisa’s Winter Escape from the Sunshine State! Day 8 – January 2 – Guten Tag! Sad to leave my travel partner behind, I flew into Berlin and dropped my bags off at Sunflower Hostel. I always recommend doing a walking (or bus) tour early in any trip to a new city. The…
Dublin (or rather Ireland, I should say) is part 1 of a two-week, two-country winter adventure! Who leaves Florida in the darkest dead of winter??? I do! Day 1 – December 26 – St. Stephen’s Day I left Christmas Day in order to maximize my time abroad. Therefore, I arrived before sunrise on the 26th, which…
Beautiful doorways courtyards gardens. Every little spot had a name and a story of when and why it was built. -Marisa about the Seville Alcazar.
In part two of Marisa’s Iberian vacation she visits one of Herrwego’s favorite cities.
Once we were joined by Jon’s parents, our entourage was complete and we were ready to tackle Barcelona’s most famous and grand sights. We were also lucky to have our parents with us to experience the vibrant neighborhoods and delicious food of Barcelona.
Move over, thirty-somethings. The sixty-somethings have arrived (Alexis’ mom, MaryLou, guest blogger, and dad, Ed). Barcelona is a city best seen on foot, and Alexis and Jon (A&J), having been there 6 years ago, showed us why they fell in love with it.
Mallorca has a bit of everything you could want on a tropical island; historic port cities, sandy beaches with wild nightlife, and small villages tucked into mountains so lovely they are a world heritage site.
A visit to Seville is also a visit to Naboo and Dorne. Early Roman and Muslim roots have shaped the architecture of Seville creating what might be the most beautiful city on Earth. The maze like cobble stone streets hide plazas filled with orange trees and ornate buildings.
Jon and Alexis’ relaxed Parisian lifestyle came to a rapid end when I visited as there is much to do and see and I only had a few days to do it all!