Barcelona

Barcelona is one of my favorite cities. It is uniquely ambiguous. Does it feel like Spain? Of course it does. But it doesn’t feel as “Spanish” as Madrid, and thanks to the Catalan influence, French will sometimes get you by better than English (or awful Spanish, ahem). A city of varied European vacationers, international professors, … More Barcelona

The Dreamy Amalfi 

Where do I start with this majestic place? I visited the Amalfi coast for the past week so my impressions are ultra fresh. The Amalfi coast is a collection of towns/cities in southern Italy going from the Positano area to Salerno. Sorrento is not technically part of the Amalfi coast and neither is Naples but … More The Dreamy Amalfi 

You think it’s weird that I rave about Maine? Well, it’s time you visited.

To be clear, I am only talking about coastal/southern Maine. I have never ventured North of Wiscasset aside from a drive to Quebec City so this is primarily about towns like Kittery, Ogunquit, Freeport, Portland, and Brunswick. So you know, I went to college in Brunswick, Maine so I actually have a long-standing love affair … More You think it’s weird that I rave about Maine? Well, it’s time you visited.