Seville, Spain

After spending several days in Seville last May, I very quickly understood why people so easily fall in love with it. As the seat and one of the…

Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain

Another highlight from my May 2022 trip to Spain was seeing the Puente Nuevo in Ronda. This stunning pile of engineering spans the tajo de Ronda, a 400-foot-deep…

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

Every trip has its favorite moment. On a recent vacation to Spain, mine was the afternoon Charles and I spent in Granada touring the Alhambra. The day began…

Bodega Head, Sonoma Coast, California

After our stay in Napa, Charles and I were supposed to spend a few days on Lake Tahoe, but the multiple wildfires in the area thwarted our plans….

Pinnacle Gulch, Sonoma Coast, California

At the end of August, Charles and I embarked on our first trip by plane since the start of COVID. We flew to San Francisco and spent a…

Cape Cod, Massachusetts (Part 2)

Continuation from Cape Cod (Part 1) Charles and I love seafood. If you recall, it’s one of the key reasons why we chose Cape Cod – for its…

Tulum Ruins, Riviera Maya, Mexico

It was a scorching December afternoon on the Riviera Maya, and I’m not quite sure why but my partner, Charles, and I decided to walk the two miles…

Cape Cod, Massachusetts (Part 1)

Earlier this year, Charles and I had a two-week getaway planned to Spain and Portugal in honor of our 10-year anniversary, but, like most travel plans the world…

Lake Como, Italy

The best way to see Lake Como is by boat. I had read this tip in numerous guide books prior to my first trip to the Italian Lakes…