Tag - Europe

Azores: Get Here Fast!

More than a decade ago, I had the opportunity to visit Iceland with several friends. Even though, thanks to a blunder calculating the exchange rate, we were broke on arrival and forced to survive on Icelandic lunch meat from a gas station, it was fantastic! The Azores (located in the...

Highlights of Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain is also known as Sevilla, España. My visit, during one of the hottest parts of the year, left me with beautiful pictures and sweaty clothes. After a great night’s sleep, it was time to explore Seville, which is universally acknowledged as one of Europe’s hottest...

Benelux Lockdown

My cousin recently approached me asking about where I’d recommend he spend a year living in South America. Since I’m a “fast traveler,” I wasn’t really in a position to advise him about where to spend such a long time. So I asked for some clarification. “What are you looking for in a...

The Kennels of Amsterdam

The guy next to me on the flight from Cape Town was very talkative. At some point during the flight, he was complaining about his three hour layover, which prompted me to counter with the 11 hour stint I have here in Amsterdam. Apparently, another guy on the plane heard me because as I...

Kenilworth Castle

Somehow, I wound up in Great Britain this week. Again, my philosophy of “everybody’s got to be somewhere” came true. Only, this time, it was pretty cool. Where, you ask, was I? Dear readers, I was in Birmingham, England. (For my fellow Americans, that roughly equates to...