Lots to Love About London

Lots to Love About London

With four days between house sits in England, leaving Corsham to head down to Hove, the excitement of London lies in the middle, and what’s not to love about London? Except possibly the price tag, but London doesn’t have to break the bank. True, hotels are off-the-hook expensive, and with no appropriate couch-surfing to be found, I reverted to my old standby, Airbnb. Out of the city center, near the Royal Borough 0f Kensington and...

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The Best of Beautiful Barcelona

The Best of Beautiful Barcelona

When mentioning Barcelona, many are familiar with Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, with it’s soaring sandcastle-like facade, and interior reminiscent of an enchanted forest. It’s been a work in progress since 1882, and is scheduled to be completed in 2026, 100 years after Gaudi’s death. And Parc Guell, Gaudi’s failed residential project, equally enchanting, with its colorful mosaic work, fanciful architecture and panoramic...

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Visions of Venice

Visions of Venice

How can you not love Venice?! It’s a magical place where you feel as if you’re walking through a dream. There are, of course, the classic scenes – the gondolas… St. Mark’s square (Piazza San Marco, the main square of Venice, which Napoleon supposedly called “the drawing room of Europe”)… The many famous bridges, like the Bridge of Sighs, which connects the New Prison with the interrogation rooms...

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From A to Zagreb – In Love With Croatia

From A to Zagreb – In Love With Croatia

Welcome to Croatia, one of my new favorite countries, and its Capitol, Zagreb. Zagreb is a gateway into a country full of beautiful scenery, interesting history, and kind people. It’s a great mix of old and new, including old peeling walls… …beautiful churches… …and a bustling square. Art appears everywhere, spilling out into the streets… …and great graffiti graces the walls. It’s also a city full...

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