Those Bumpy, Tumbly, Cobbly Cobblestones

Those Bumpy, Tumbly, Cobbly Cobblestones

Women do it in Italy, in France, in Canada and in the USA. In fact, I saw them do it in Portugal last summer. They do it all over the world. Yep. Women walk in high heels on cobblestones. My good friend, Gigi, grew up in Portugal, and her Mama and family are still...
The Love Boat meets Disney Magic

The Love Boat meets Disney Magic

Remember The Love Boat – the popular TV show from the 1980s? Well, I fell in love with cruising from watching that show. Several years back, I took a weekend  cruise to nowhere from a local marina in New Jersey. it was a great way to get my feet wet, pardon the...

ANTIQUITY IN SPAIN & PORTUGAL

              Spain and Portugal . . . according to history, the two countries intermarried, so when Isabella pawned her jewels to raise funds for discoveries of new lands, it brought them great wealth. Portuguese Vasco da Gama...

PHOENIX, AZ and WRIGLEY GUM

Wrigley was famous for giving us the tantalizing chewing gum. He gave us culture and influenced the character of Phoenix, Arizona with his presence and architecture. The Wrigley Mansion was built by chewing gum magnate, William Wrigley, Jr., as a 50th wedding...

CAFES OF LISBON

Portugal without cafes would not be Portugal. When I think of a cafe, I think coffee, but in Portugal you can have a myriad of drinks, not all made with coffee. You can have sandwichs or one (or more) of their fantastic pastries. My favorite, and I believe, from my...

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