The extra benefits of staying in an apartment in Girona, arranged via Housetrip, surpassed our expectations. The six of us, my husband Tom and his two brothers and their wives, could hang out, recharge, eat some snacks and drink cold beer or cava in the comfort of our own 3-bedroom apartment, smack dab in the […]
The vistas of the Danube in Budapest are listed as a Unesco World Heritage site, ...
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The Old Jewish Cemetery in the Jewish Quarter of Prague has been in use since ...
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Originally built as a synagogue in the 12th Century, when the city of Toledo was ...
Vienna was cold at the end of November. It was below freezing and worse, there was about a 40 kph wind blowing all the time. And since we hadn’t planned or packed for winter in Northern Europe when we left the US, we were definitely underdressed. Consequently, we didn’t do our usual wandering around more […]
As it sometimes happens when we announce we are headed to a city, friends chime in with sightseeing suggestions or, even better, the names and contact info for their friends in the area. In Berlin we met friends and friends-of-friends, and our visit was all the better for it. We took their advice! Yes, we […]
I just want to say that I’ve had a lot of Wiener schnitzel in my life, including at least a weekly dose in the mid 1970s at the late, lamented, Flying Red Horse Diner (it doubled as a Mobil gas station) in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. At the Flying Red Horse, it being America and all, […]
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This trip to Spain was unusual for us. It was fast, it was pre-planned, and it was with four others, Tom’s two brothers and their wives. Tom and I were tour guides, in a way, because the rest had never visited Spain before. We were eager to show off the country we love, so of […]
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