Category Archives: Spain

Sunday Fun Day: Tlacolula and El Tule

Oh boy, am I really behind… Since my month-long trip to Mexico in April I went to California, Hawaii, Japan, and Singapore and now I’m in New York having a busy week catching up with friends. I really want to … Continue reading

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Pochote Xochimilco: Organic Market in Oaxaca

I love a good open air market.  If food is sold there, even better.  If there is organic food and produce?  Fantastico!  Every Fridays and Saturdays, the courtyard of the church in Xochimilco (simply called Iglesia de Xochimilco) becomes a … Continue reading

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Barbate: Tsukiji’s Charming Spanish Cousin

Discovering new spices and local foods gets me excited about a foreign country.  It’s one of the ways I learn and get to know a culture and its people.  I usually eat whatever the locals eat wherever I am but … Continue reading

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Paella and Vino for Everyone!

I am once again basking in the warmth of Southern California.  Knowing full well how cold it is in New York I have no right to complain about the weather here.  It’s beautiful.  But I wake up every single day … Continue reading

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How to Live a Good Life en estilo de Costa del Sol

So there I was, comfortably situated on a large terrace with a glass of Barbadillo as tiny twinkles began to appear in the distance.  It was nearly 9PM but the skies were still light enough for me to see and … Continue reading

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Sevilla Old and New

When I told the taxi driver that I suffered cold and rainy days in Sevilla in 2010 he laughed and said I must have been incredibly unlucky.  It never rains in Sevilla and it’s always beautiful, he said.  But walking … Continue reading

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Globetrotting Seniors in Sevilla: Felicidades!

Today my parents returned from their 5 week trip to Asia.  With weather related delays and typical travel day mishaps, it took them just about 24 hours door to door.  Needless to day, they are completely conked out.  It’s funny … Continue reading

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