A Spanish Adventure

Posted by on Feb 14, 2021 in Europe, Just for Fun, Spain, Travel Tips | 6 Comments

One of the best things about travel is experiencing local dishes. When we lived in Valencia, Spain—the home of paella, we not only ate it, we learned to cook it. Thanks to expert guidance, it was not only edible, but rather tasty. Early on in our 2019 stay in Valencia we took a food tour with […]

An American Family in Valencia

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Europe, Spain, Travel Tips | 6 Comments

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt On our first day of Spanish class in Valencia, Laurie and I met another couple even crazier than us. Some people think we were nuts to sell our house and live a life on the road. Jon and Kari have […]

The Town With a Grudge

Posted by on Nov 16, 2019 in Just for Fun, Spain, Travel Update | 2 Comments

Revenge is a confession of pain. Latin proverb Only an hour train ride south from our current home in Valencia, Spain, lies the town of Xàtiva. Before arriving here, we’d never heard of the place. But it was well known by famous people through the age including General Hannibal of Carthage, General Scipio of Rome, […]

Pilgrimage to Milan

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9 NIV Milan, Italy is known as a fashion center, financial capital, and the home of da Vinci’s painting of The Last Supper. While most people would visit the second biggest city in […]