Bilbao – short trip

Had I known that Bilbao was such a rainy city, I might have ended up here five years ago on my first trip to Spain. Due to Bilbao’s proximity to the Atlantic ocean, it has a temperate climate; never too hot or too cold. I am a definite lover of rain and was overjoyed toContinue reading “Bilbao – short trip”

Tarragona, Spain

Tarragona is a wonderful place that somehow became an integral part of this Canadian’s life. I first visited in 2015 on a day trip to Tarragona and Sitges with one tour guide and one other tourist. It was an interesting trip and as there were only three of us, the guide told us so muchContinue reading “Tarragona, Spain”

Pals/Begur, Spain

Pals is truly the ultimate in day trips. Every history buff, polite lady and gentleman, I have ever met would love Pals or has probably visited. The medieval city up on a hill consists of a cobblestone network of narrow paths and alleyways peppered with shops, restaurants, lookouts, and private homes. As well, there isContinue reading “Pals/Begur, Spain”

Greece – Athens and Santorini

Greece! One of the best trips I’ve ever been on. We went over the winter holidays in 2017 and spent New Year’s in Athens before flying to Santorini, then spent a few more days in Athens before flying home. The food, history, sites, sunsets, and people were truly wonderful. The path side carts selling fruit,Continue reading “Greece – Athens and Santorini”

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

The Canary Islands always hold so much wonder and amazement to me. We have traveled to two so far, and can’t wait to visit the next five. Although there are similarities in the commercial areas such as chain stores, restaurants and services, each island has different landscapes and a distinctly different energy. Whereas Lanzarote boastsContinue reading “Fuerteventura, Canary Islands”