Morocco (Lite), ChefChaouen – 50 Shades of Blue

As a traveller, I generally hit the “safe zones.” As the kids are getting older, so is our ability to travel to some edgier spots and Morocco is just that. Edgy. Last spring was our first foray into Morocco. We took the fast ferry from Tarifa, Spain (35 minutes), and arrived in Tangiers, Morocco. Stepping […]

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My Big Fat 5 days in Athens

Due to some random holidays in Spain (Constitution Day and Immaculate Conception Day) – we get a mini break in early December. Not complaining! This year we went to Athens. A first for me and an overall very cool way to spend a couple of days. The historical capital of Europe is an interesting dichotomy […]

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Paella – The Most Bastardized Dish in Spain

This will be an ongoing article as I continue to scour Spain for the best paella. Let me tell you…”it ain’t easy.” These dishes are not created equally and a good one is tough to find. Paella Considered by foreigners to be the “dish” of Spain, Paella actually originated in Valencia. Most Spaniards will attest […]

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