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The euro is tumbling again and analysts are talking about parity with the dollar – Business Insider

I have been saying this for quite a while now, if you have ever thought of traveling to Europe but felt the costs to vacation there were just too high.  Now may be the time to make those plans.  In fact it is quite possible to see parity between the dollar and the Euro which […]

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What makes Europe so special

One of my most favorite things about cities throughout Europe are the Street Performers.  I have written about them many times in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and even in Rome.  But I must say that this video just gives me goosebumps when I watch it.  Watching it also makes me long for a trip to just […]

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The Dance of Death

Parental Warning! Parental Warning!   This post contains graphic descriptions, photographs, video and verbiage of a Bullfight in Madrid, Spain. We have elected to take the Metro (Subway System) from near our hotel to the Bull Ring, probably no more than 10-15 minute ride.  I have to say that the subway system here in Madrid, was […]

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Part 2, Icon’s of a City….Barcelona, Spain

Here we are again, I am so happy that you have returned to read Part 2, Icon’s of a City….Barcelona. Las Ramblas It is not a building, nor is it a restaurant, museum or the latest dance craze.  It is simply a a Boulevard, a street, whatever you want to call it in your language. […]

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Icon’s of a City….Barcelona, Spain

I have found Barcelona to be one of those Cities that begs you to come back, again and again.  It holds in it’s shadows mysteries that have yet to be uncovered, people who are just waiting to surprise you with their kindness and a beauty that is uniquely Barcelona.  It’s easy to look past the […]

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Museu National D’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona Spain

If you have been reading my Blog at all you know that I am partial to Art Galleries.  I especially love the art galleries throughout Europe.  I can spend hours and hours walking through them.  Earlier in my life, I had many years of art training from painting to sculpting, however I never had the […]

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Barcelona’s most famous building, 129 years and still not done.

Barcelona is known for so many fascinating things and people.  Architecture, Galleries, Museum’s, People, Places there is so much to see and experience in this city.  One thing you simply cannot miss is La Sagrada Familia.  I know it sounds like an Italian Restaurant, and the only way to gain entrance is to have about […]

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Strange things about…….Barcelona

I am always amused by strange or unknown facts about places I visit.  Some of them are humorous and some just plain strange or disgusting.  I decided I would share some strange but true facts about Barcelona, Spain.  I have been to Barcelona now and am in absolute awe of it’s art, architecture, people and […]

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World’s Oldest Winery, do you know how old?

Ok, without googling it, no cheating now, how old is the World’s Oldest Winery?  Where is it?  And what are they famous for? Stumped? If I told you it was 200 years old, would you believe me?  How about 300, no?  Ok, the truth is that the Worlds Oldest Winery, Codorniu Winery dates back to […]

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Rage against the Machine…Is Change coming?

There are times when traveling to other parts of the world, you will find yourself in the middle of a Political or Social drive to affect change.  We encountered this in Spain.  If you have watched the recent World Wide news of Spain, you have probably watched the Protests that are taking place in the […]

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My MBA, you can never learn too much

At some point in our lives we must look inward and ask if we are at the place in our lives that we want to be, or expected to be.  For the most part, I am.  Over the years I have learned that you can never have enough knowledge, that learning is something we do […]

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