A tour of Singapore isn’t complete without a trip to Chinatown! There are many things to do in Chinatown and we delighted in visiting temples, perusing the shops and sampling Chinatown Singapore food. It is one of the places to explore in Singapore by walking. Let your senses lead the way – as there is something to see and smell along every street.… Read the rest
Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, is a fairytale city filled with iconic sights, delectable cuisine, interesting art, nature parks, good craft beer and incredible community events. There is enough going on in Ljubljana to fill an entire week, but for visitors who have just one day in Ljubljana, we’ve rounded up a list of the city’s essential experiences.… Read the rest
The historic town of Sibenik, Croatia sits along the Dalmatian Coast under the gaze of the St. Michael Fortress. It’s location – just 11 miles from the town a Skradin (an entry point to Krka Waterfalls), makes it a popular stop while visiting Krka National Park.… Read the rest
Barcelona, Spain has a long history and the city is packed with sights. Many of the city’s top attractions are clustered around the Barcelona Old Town – making a walking tour an ideal way to explore. Our Barcelona Self-Guided Walking Tour takes visitors on a stroll along Las Ramblas to the vibrant waterfront, then to the beaches of Barceloneta and north to the city’s greenest park.… Read the rest
Diocletian’s Palace was built in the 4th century as a retirement seaside residence for the Roman Emperor, his family and 700 or so servants and guards. The rectangular structure (520 x 620 feet) was two stories, fronted the sea and was built more like a fort than a palace.… Read the rest
We are completely enamored by the historic cities along the Adriatic Coast. While they are each unique in their architecture and culture, they are – to a degree – similar in their setting: cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways and wide squares…and not a whole lot of green space.… Read the rest
We only had two full days in Seville, Spain but we quickly got ourselves acquainted with the atmospheric town. In addition to seeking out the Seville sights – we made time to enjoy the ambiance of the time-worn neighborhoods in Seville.… Read the rest
The San Sebastian Old Town sits steps away from the crescent-shaped La Concha Bay, with two hills rising at each end of the cove: Monte Urgull and Monte Igueldo. While Monte Igueldo is popular for the San Sebastian Funicular that transports visitors to the amusement park at the top of the hill (both of which are top San Sebastian attractions), we were drawn to the green space and meandering paths on Monte Urgull (or Mount Urgull) that lead to Castillo de la Mota San Sebastian.
Hiking San Sebastian: Monte Urgull
On our second day visiting the city (and after another night of consuming too many Basque tapas), we decided to head in the direction of San Sebastian Monte Urgull to stretch our legs and take in San Sebastian views.… Read the rest
One of the things we were most looking forward to while visiting Basque Country was eating Basque food…and we were especially interested in bar pintxos. The culinary treasures are a regional specialty and we heard we could find the best of the best in San Sebastian pintxos bars.
If you are wondering, “What are pintxos?… Read the rest
During our visit to Portugal, the Lisbon hills gave us a workout, but the reward (besides burning up all the calories from the wine and custard tarts) were the scenic Lisbon viewpoints showing us the brightly colored city from different angles.… Read the rest