“First time in Menorca?”, the smiling Hertz agent asked as he handed us the keys to the car. “Sí. Yes”,… Read more Island Time: 7 Days in Menorca
Dancing with the devil, building human towers, and being chased through narrow streets by frantic bulls are only a few… Read more ¡Fiestas!
This holiday season, normally a time for seeing family and friends, we find ourselves in a stranger’s home, in a… Read more Holidays
It was as dark as midnight when our overnight plane began its descent into Madrid a few minutes before 8:00… Read more Rhythms
5 Things I’ve Learned About Spain (without even being there)
For those of you who have been awaiting news of our visas, we have a great update! We were approved… Read more 5 Things I’ve Learned About Spain (without even being there)
“So, where is your next destination?” We had barely touched down on U.S. soil when our friends and family began… Read more Vis-a-Visas
Takeoffs and Takeaways
I gaze steadily out the small oval window of seat 22F as our plane takes off from the Quito airport… Read more Takeoffs and Takeaways
From our very first night in Ecuador we knew our sensory experience would be unlike anything we had ever experienced… Read more Soundscapes
La Vida Chill
It is just past dawn and the bedroom air is already warm and sticky, promising another hot, humid day at… Read more La Vida Chill
New Year’s Eve, Loja
In all honesty, the older I get the less interested I am in wild revelry on New Year’s Eve. Full… Read more New Year’s Eve, Loja
Food for Thought
One of the most obvious and accessible ways to get a sense of a place and its culture is through… Read more Food for Thought
Why a duck?
When Olive Duck came into our lives it was as a joke. We were dropping off yet another car-load of… Read more Why a duck?
The Things We Carry
When I think about traveling with luggage, the image of a snail comes to mind. A snail carries his home… Read more The Things We Carry
Last summer Al and I happened upon duck eggs for sale at a farm. We were blown away by the… Read more Duck Eggs
As we headed north in our packed car, for our final drive together from our former home in the suburbs… Read more Small Town