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When It’s Too Cold to Feel Your Toes Zurich, Switzerland

When It’s Too Cold to Feel Your Toes Zurich, Switzerland

Zürich I don’t recall a time in my life when I was quiet as cold as I happened to be while in Zürich, Switzerland. Toes frozen, fingers numb…

The Beginning of Christmas in Spain

The Beginning of Christmas in Spain

Lights and Decorations Christmas in Spain is a big holiday hello Roman Catholics. All the cities bring out the lights, the Christmas trees…

Hot Springs of Arnedillo, Spain

Hot Springs of Arnedillo, Spain

Hot Springs and Dinosaur Fossils Two things that are mentioned to me about La Rioja that strike me as so very random: Hot Springs and…

What I'm Thankful for this Thanksgiving

What I'm Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Spain It isn’t that I’m counting, it’s just that I’m counting. My phone tells me how many days I have been here…

When the Homesickness Strikes. Again

When the Homesickness Strikes. Again

I honestly want to know how this scientifically works. Because I’ve been fine. For a really long time I haven’t been homesick and then BAM…

A Day in Howth, Ireland

A Day in Howth, Ireland

I always forget that Ireland is an island and that water isn’t very far away no matter where you are. And of course, once you realize that…

Giants Causeway: One of the Seven Wonders of Ireland

Giants Causeway: One of the Seven Wonders of Ireland

Two things, one good and one bad for my last full day in Ireland. The first is that Ireland (and most of Europe) has Groupon. Groupon deals…

A Return Visit to Dublin, Ireland

A Return Visit to Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland I’ve always been very much in love with Ireland. Before was even able to visit, I was charmed by their culture, music, dance…

Castle Climbing at Olite, Spain

Castle Climbing at Olite, Spain

The WiFi gods have struck again and decided to abandon us, hence my lack of beyond intriguing stories. No, but seriously Spain, get it…