It takes a village: Christmas time in the Basque country

What exactly is a pueblo remains a difficult concept to explain to those who don't see it for themselves.  A pueblo is a village, or a town, but rather than a strict geographical definition, it's more of a way to describe a community.  Also, it's a people or the people.  The word also carries with it a … Continue reading It takes a village: Christmas time in the Basque country

7 places to eat in Vienna

  I am back home from Vienna, and a little sad, a little relieved... happy to be home, but you know how it is when vacations end.  I wanted so much to do a travel series when I was in Vienna, but clearly, I am a half-assed blogger, and never did, save a humorous post … Continue reading 7 places to eat in Vienna

5 tips for going to the opera… at least in Vienna

My mom has been dreaming of taking me to the opera for ages.  She gave my husband and me tickets 2 years ago as a gift for the holidays and sent us to New York to go to the Met.  Unfortunately, my husband came down with a slight case of sepsis, socked in pneumonia, and … Continue reading 5 tips for going to the opera… at least in Vienna