Dry stone route | Serra de Tramuntana World Heritage Site

Dry stone route | Serra de Tramuntana World Heritage Site

Valldemossa is a small town with big history.  It was 1838 when writer, political activist and feminist George Sand, her two children and her lover came to Mallorca.  Her lover was none other than the famous Polish composer, Fredric Chopin.  They came to escape the desperate damp of the French winter, but what they encountered…

Valldemossa is a small town with big history. It was 1838 when writer, political activist and feminist George Sand, her two children and her lover came to Mallorca. Her lover was none other than the famous Polish composer, Fredric Chopin. They came to escape the desperate damp of the French winter, but what they encountered…

Most of the 13 million tourists that came to Mallorca in 2016 were here for the beaches, sunshine, shopping and active night life.  While those may be the interests of the younger set, I am here for the history, climate and culture.  Larry and I made a whistle stop in Palma on our cruise from…

Most of the 13 million tourists that came to Mallorca in 2016 were here for the beaches, sunshine, shopping and active night life. While those may be the interests of the younger set, I am here for the history, climate and culture. Larry and I made a whistle stop in Palma on our cruise from…

This is my third extended stay in Playa del Carmen and this year I find myself searching for the familiar–that favourite taqueria, the fruiteria with the sweetest pineapples,  the charming nail salon with the pink suede chairs, the meat shop that makes wonderful sausages.   At the same time we look for new places to enjoy…

This is my third extended stay in Playa del Carmen and this year I find myself searching for the familiar–that favourite taqueria, the fruiteria with the sweetest pineapples, the charming nail salon with the pink suede chairs, the meat shop that makes wonderful sausages. At the same time we look for new places to enjoy…

Early last year I blogged about Seven New Years Resolutions and today it is time to check back on my successes and failures.  That’s the Somethings Old. Somethings New takes a peak at our travel plans for 2018. SOMETHINGS OLD My first resolution was to travel lighter and I am happy, in fact over the moon, with…

Early last year I blogged about Seven New Years Resolutions and today it is time to check back on my successes and failures. That’s the Somethings Old. Somethings New takes a peak at our travel plans for 2018. SOMETHINGS OLD My first resolution was to travel lighter and I am happy, in fact over the moon, with…

My Favourite pics from 2017

My Favourite pics from 2017

One of my travel quests when spending time anywhere, is to find that one dish or beverage that to me says, ‘This is Spain, or Italy or ….”.  In Spain that one dish for me is Paella and after several not so great meals of this famous dish, I jumped at the opportunity to learn…

One of my travel quests when spending time anywhere, is to find that one dish or beverage that to me says, ‘This is Spain, or Italy or ….”. In Spain that one dish for me is Paella and after several not so great meals of this famous dish, I jumped at the opportunity to learn…

Most of the 13 million tourists that came to Mallorca in 2016 were here for the beaches, sunshine, shopping and active night life.  While those may be the interests of the younger set, I am here for the history, climate and culture.  Larry and I made a whistle stop in Palma on our cruise from…

Most of the 13 million tourists that came to Mallorca in 2016 were here for the beaches, sunshine, shopping and active night life. While those may be the interests of the younger set, I am here for the history, climate and culture. Larry and I made a whistle stop in Palma on our cruise from…

Plazza Navona, Rome

My Favorite Pics From 2016 and Why I Like Them - Footloose Boomer

Why Should You Visit Palma de Mallorca

The Many Reasons You Should Visit Palma, Mallorca - Footloose Boomer

Hiking the Cinque Terra,  Italy

Hiking Cinque Terre in Italy-A Defining Moment - Footloose Boomer

The Colosseum--Any Notion of Romance is Gone

The Colosseum--Any Notion of Romance is Gone

Getting Lost in Trastevere, Rome

Getting Lost in Trastevere, Rome

The Brilliance and Debauchery of Scipione Borghese.  Borghese Gallery

The Brilliance and Debauchery of Scipione Borghese.

My Favourites in Rome

My Favourite Things in Rome.

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