Duty Free Shopping: Part II

As promised in last Thursday's blog post, here are some findings from my recent, highly un-scientific study of Duty Free shopping vs. department store shopping and whether or not there are truly savings to be had.  For my study I chose one item, Christian Dior's J'Adore Eau de Parfum (100 ml), as the item of study.  In…

Barcelona: I’ll Keep Trying

Posted in Barcelona| City| Spain

What makes a person feel at home or at odds with a travel location?  Is it the people? The architecture? The choice of activities? Or just a random feeling that cannot be defined? I wish I could explain it because maybe it would make me feel more comfortable with the fact that I have not fallen…

Madrid: Photos of a Beautiful City

Posted in City| Madrid| Spain

While not an obscure city, I rarely hear Madrid mentioned as "a favorite city" or "a beautiful place to visit". But as I wrap up my second visit to this city, I have to say I'd happily describe Madrid with both of those descriptions.  I found Madrid to be fairly easy to navigate even for someone…

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