Steeped in history and mythology, Athens is a complex beast. Many visitors simply use it as a stopover point on the way to the more romantic, alluring islands. Perhaps because of these short, hurried stays, Athens gets a bit of a bad rap. The architecture can’t rival that of Rome or Barcelona, the people can […]
Barcelona is an incredible place, and we loved our time there. We probably could have stayed for many more moons. So, to celebrate our first month and a half of living abroad – and to start a habit of reflection and consensus after each of our major stops along this crazy journey – I give you: Joe […]
I had never been to Scotland, and neither had Joe, so we didn’t know what to expect when we hopped on the train and headed north from London. Our four-hour ride took us through verdant rolling hills and fields, past stereotypical, vine and rose-covered stone country cottages and along blustery sea coasts, the waves frothing […]
Once in a while, we’re fortunate enough to dine at a truly wonderful establishment where the food is innovative and delicious, the service is attentive and friendly, and the ambiance is just the right blend of mood-setting and lively. All this we found when we visited La Pepita in Barcelona’s Gràcia neighborhood.
Ah, Spanish food – tapas, paella, various (myriad, really) types of thinly-sliced pork products, incredible cheeses…and so, so much more, as we quickly discovered. After settling in to our adorable, extremely well-located apartment (thank you, Airbnb sublets), we turned our attention to getting out of it.
Tuesdays are special in the Turner household: my mom has court and my dad has a weekly office meeting. This means both get home and don’t want to lift a finger in the kitchen, so they indulge in one of their favorite little luxuries: healthy, macrobiotic food cooked by a wonderful family friend. And so, […]