Come See Barcelona’s Gegants and Fiesta Differently

Every year in September, Barcelona celebrates its birthday with a unique fiesta: Fiesta de la Merce. A mashup of crazy street celebrations including correfocs, Castellers and, the object of my immediate affection: gegants.
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Want To Sleep in a 9th Century Medieval Castle? This is Spain!

Castle Sleepover in Spain 2018 saw the debut of my Fifty Weeks of Spain with an original weekend away at the 9th-century castle turned hotel, some 100 km away from Barcelona. Spending the night in a castle was a first for me, especially in what can easily be one of the oldest of Spanish medieval castles. Canopy … More Want To Sleep in a 9th Century Medieval Castle? This is Spain!

Fifty Weeks of Spain & What to Expect for the Next 3 Months

Remember Fifty Weeks of Spain? And how I said we would forget all about flamenco, tapas and bullfights? I promised you a lot, and I mean to keep that promise. So here goes: This is Spain! Haunted castle sleepovers, luxury splurging in wine country, or hanami madness in Spain’s least known region? That’s just a taste … More Fifty Weeks of Spain & What to Expect for the Next 3 Months

You have *NOT* Seen Spain. Let me Explain…

So you’ve been to Spain. Congratulations!  You and 75 million other people in 2016.

But I’m willing to bet you, you’ve not seen Spain. Let’s put it to a test. The question is, have you seen a Spain with :

Beaches,
Sangria & paella
Sagrada Familia
Ibiza clubbing
flamenco shows
and maybe the Alhambra (points for you!)
OR:

Medieval castles
balloon flights over volcanoes
pink flamingos
Viking landings
Smurf villages
and Geological Trains … More You have *NOT* Seen Spain. Let me Explain…

Travel. Differently. The Reasons Behind My 2018 Staycations

Fifty weeks of Spain is a journey through Spain, filled with insider tips, hidden gems, and surprises. You will truly get a taste of the six continents. Fifty Weeks of Spain will be blowing your socks off regularly – weekly, as the title promises – peeling Spain off its hidden wonders. Travel. Differently. … More Travel. Differently. The Reasons Behind My 2018 Staycations

Seven Years in TripIt Land & Why I’m Going Pro

This is for all you bleisure travelers, you that do bizcations, you suitcase entrepreneurs and road warriors. Meet your soon to be favorite online travel itinerary and trip planner.

Your personal travel assistant that stores everything from your flight info, hotel booking to trip reservations – in a single view. … More Seven Years in TripIt Land & Why I’m Going Pro

Personal Ramblings: Review of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

What a great companion to my Timekeepers readathon!

These two books could easily be drinking buddies!
Timekeepers as the elderly, elegantly intelligent hardcover

And TSAoNGaF (yes, I acronym-ed it) as the young, impetuous e-book, tricking you with swear words into a much deeper conversation.

Caution: swear words ahead. Turn back if you’re a pansy. … More Personal Ramblings: Review of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

My Seven Years in the Air: A History of Quirkiest Flights

A history of my quirkiest flights: with my best friend and travel companion, & the most awesome travel app out there! Here’s looking at you, TripIt 😉 7 years of travel & over half a million km spent in the air. That amounts to 27 days of continuously sitting in an airplane. Give or take, you know. … More My Seven Years in the Air: A History of Quirkiest Flights