Spain is reputed for many things: its rich culture, flamboyant traditional arts and beaches but most of all, it is best known for its food. The paella, ubiquitous jamon (cured ham) and churros con chocolate have all give Spain its world-famous status as a culinary capital. With such a rich gastronomy, […]

Cooking Classes in Spain

The Real Madrid Santiago Bernabéu Stadium sets the scene for some ferocious football battles in Spanish sports history. Owned by Real Madrid C.F, the stadium has hosted many major matches in the country. The massive stadium can hold up to 80,354 spectators. El Bernabéu, re-named in honour of their former chairman Santiago Bernabéu […]

Real Madrid Santiago Bernabeu Stadium

Are your kids like mine – often with some sort of headphone or earbud plugged into their aural sockets?  Take advantage of that tendency by looking for available iPod/audio guides and tours when you travel.  Kids can keep looking plugged-in and “cool” but may actually learn something on your trip. […]

Listen up! iPod and audio travel guides and tours

Kilkenny Castle, located in the medieval township of Killenny, Ireland, a short drive south of Dublin, is a sprawling ode to Victorian architecture. Haunted by a Celtic history much more colorful than it’s famed neighbors like Waterford Castle or Edinburgh Castle, a visit to Killenny Castle will make a memorable […]

Kilkenny Castle

My readers know what a semi-psychotic fan I am of Web 2.0/social media, not because the shiny tools themselves give me vapors, but because they allow me to meet and become friends with the most amazing people. One of those friendships just brought me a stupendous opportunity – Elliott Ng […]

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