Category: Travel


How to Become a House Sitter

La Sota house in green Cantabria Note: this is an updated and expanded version of a post we originally…

Travel Insurance Basics and New Coverage Options

Happy travels and peace of mind start with travel insurance. Note, this post contains both new and updated content…

Summer and Other Stories

Summer has returned! We had a week and a half of rainy season weather with some very big downpours.…

The Best Places to Visit on Cyprus

A mosaic of Apollo and others at Paphos. Cyprus is a beautiful island country with a rich cultural history…

What to Do With a Few Days in Sevilla

A warm night on a Sevilla street with a view of the Giralda, the bell tower of the Cathedral.…

10 Fun Things to Do in Minneapolis in Winter, Indoors and Out

The picturesque ice on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis is primed for figure skating or hockey. Gus, meanwhile,…

Prince Edward Island Shorts – One Last Look

Prince Edward Island. I just finished uploading a series of Prince Edward Island short videos, #shorts, to our Youtube…

Make Flying a lot Easier and More Comfortable

Don’t forget to have fun. (Note: this is a March 2023 update of a post originally published in 2013.)…

It’s March? Already?

There were the holidays. Then it was January. Somehow February flew by. How does this happen? It’s OK with…

Internet, Wind, Carnavales

It’s been one of those weeks with something going on every day. We took the cars for maintenance and…


My new word of the day, garrapatas (ticks) 🙄 I know fleas and ticks are a problem here. Our…

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