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Julia B. Wilde

Christmas Lights December in Madrid Spain

Paseo por Madrid

In Spain, to go on a “paseo” is to take a slow, casual walk. Like a stroll in the park or meandering through the city going wherever the streets lead you. It is how we approached a recent visit to Madrid. We haven’t spent much time in Madrid. […]

St. Peters Basilica Vatican City Rome Italy

How was Rome?

“How was Rome?” everyone asks. “It was great!” is what I want to say, but I stumble over my response. Of course our visit to Rome was great—the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon are all amazing—but it was also a bit of a chore. Like many travelers, […]