European Christmas Markets

Christmas in July? Happy Friday! I’m already dreaming of being on a plane to Europe. I obviously identify with my European ancestry better than any bit of American anything on most days but specifically during the holidays when the markets are setup, I absolutely love being able to walk through the stalls sipping warm drinks and eating a variety of tasty treats and sweets. Continue reading European Christmas Markets

Greece Guide: Athens & The Cyclades

Greece is the ideal summer holiday location. I could spend an entire month going from Athens to different islands (if anyone wants to sponsor that trip, here’s your chance), but realistically most Americans are lucky to get two weeks away from the office at one time. I studied a bit of Greek Mythology in college so I am well versed in the history of Greek Gods but even that didn’t prepare my eyes for what I was about to see beyond the Acropolis.  Continue reading Greece Guide: Athens & The Cyclades

Barcelona City Guide

My first stop in Barcelona was the Cathedral of Barcelona, along with hoards of other tourists. The sky was magnificent and Mercat Gotic was bustling. The stalls are open every Thursday from 9 am to 8 pm just off the Cathedral and there so many treasures to be found. Bits and baubles galore but I walked away with the most stunning red coral necklace that I will treasure.  Continue reading Barcelona City Guide