• Spain

    Is Malaga Worth Visiting? – All The Reasons The Answer Is Yes!

    The Costa del Sol is one of Spain’s most popular year-round tourist destinations. This 150 kilometer stretch of coastline on Spain’s southern coast is known for its beaches, golf courses, and sunny climate. Malaga is the largest city along the Costa del Sol, and for many visitors, it’s merely a transit hub and gateway to the area’s coastal playland. But…

  • An Iryo high speed train at the platform at Malaga's Maria Zambrano station
    Spain

    Traveling on the Iryo High Speed Train from Madrid to Malaga

    The most convenient way to travel between Spain’s various large cities is certainly via the country’s excellent high speed train network. It’s fast, it’s easy, it’s comfortable, and it’s less expensive than air travel. During our recent stay in Spain, we used the high speed train for traveling between our two hub cities – Madrid and Malaga. Several different rail…

  • Food,  Spain

    A Quest to Find the Best Churros in Madrid

    Before I visited Spain, I was of course familiar with churros. In the US, they are a staple at fairs, amusement parks, and Mexican restaurants. But Spain actually introduced churros to the Americas, and any traveler in Spain can’t help but notice a Churrería on just about every other street. Churros are a huge part of Spanish cuisine. This deep-fried…

  • Colombia

    Is Cartagena Worth Visiting? – All the Reasons You Should Go

    Cartagena is one of Colombia’s most popular travel destinations. It’s a big vibrant city located on Colombia’s northern Caribbean coast, and was the most important port city in Spain’s colonization of the Americas. Much of that centuries-old history has been preserved. But is Cartagena worth visiting? After all, Colombia does have a certain reputation that keeps some tourists away. We…

  • Colombia,  Food

    Typical Food in Cartagena Colombia You Won’t Want To Miss

    I focus a lot of time in each travel destination discovering the local cuisine. After all, food discovery is one of my favorite things about travel. I recently spent a month sampling the food in Cartagena Colombia. The country of Colombia is subdivided into six different regions, and each has its own variation on Colombian cuisine. Since Cartagena sits along…

  • Slovenia

    A Scenic Day Trip From Ljubljana to Škofja Loka Slovenia

    The thousand year old village of Škofja Loka is widely considered to be the best preserved medieval village in all of Slovenia. And fortunately, a day trip from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka Slovenia couldn’t be easier. You won’t find a huge number of major sites in Škofja Loka. What you’ll find instead is a quaint Old Town that begs to…