No blog post this week. Instead I want to share this great video made by friend Tom Cantrell on his YouTube site Here We Go Again! He gives a wonderful overview of Valencia. I live here and I still enjoy watching this video because it inspires me to […]
The Castle of Sagunto—It draws our eyes up the hillside above the small city of Sagunto every time we take the train between Valencia and Barcelona. We go by in a few seconds, but that’s long enough to inspire wonder in us passengers. Sagunto is an easy day […]
The city of Valencia holds some unexpected surprises. We recently discovered the Bioparc Valencia, a unique 25-acre zoo located at the western end of the Turia Garden in the Parque de Cabecera. With friends visiting from the U.S., we thought the zoo would be a nice way to […]
Last year we published a food crawl in Frederick, Maryland, a historic city about an hour outside of Washington, DC. We returned to Frederick on our recent trip back to the states and were once again charmed by this towns ability to relax us. Long walks along Carroll […]
Sometimes our travel arrangements require us to either catch an early flight out in the morning or arrive tiresomely late at night. In these cases, we often like to spend the night near the airport allowing us to get a fresh start in the morning or a reprieve […]
Xátiva Spain is a small city with a lot of history. Located about 60 km south of Valencia, Xátiva makes for a quick and fun day trip. It is just under an hour ride on the C-2 regional train (Renfe Cercanías) which leaves from Valencia Nord station approximately every 30 […]
We love visiting wineries, particularly older historic ones. The Utiel-Requena wine making region in Valencia has over 100 wineries. We recently joined a small tour of the historic caves and bodega of Vera de Estenas.