Okay, I'm going to be totally honest...I had no idea what we were doing when we decided to take a day trip to La Rioja from Bilbao. But it was totally worth the drive though. So this was our day in a nutshell - We didn't do any research before going. We used Google Maps … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Basque Country – A Day Trip to La Rioja (Spain’s Wine Country)
The tail end of our trip to Basque Country was Bilbao (I still need to share our day trip to the Rioja region). Let me start by just saying that two days in Blibao was not enough! I must admit, before visiting Bilbao, I thought the only thing to see was the Guggenheim Museum. Boy, was … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Basque Country – Bilbao in 2 Days
Bonjour and happy French Friday! I debated on whether to share this as a French Friday post or a Travel post and I finally decided on Travel since it was part of our Basque Country trip. ******* Saint-Jean-de-Luz (or St-Jean-deLuz) is on the French side of the Basque Country or in southwest France and is about … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Basque Country – A Day in Saint-Jean-de- Luz
For the past decade, I've always wanted to visit the Basque Country, specifically San Sebastian. I've heard and read so many great things about the city - thanks in part to Anthony Bourdain (who just happened to recently air an episode on San Sebastian on his show "Parts Unknown"). So I looked up flights one day … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Basque Country – San Sebastian
The first time I visited Washington, D.C. was about 15 years ago. It was to attend a conference for work. I stayed at a hotel in Georgetown and fell in love with the area. My coworkers and I did most of our sightseeing at the monuments and museums ( which is a must, if you … Continue reading Let’s Travel! The Colorful Side of Washington, D.C.
Best Travel Advice from a Stranger Our flight was delayed on our way back from New Orleans to Chicago back in January. Luke was getting restless in the gate area and asking when we were going to board the plane. A man sitting near us started talking to us about a trick or activity he … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Luke’s Airplane Travel Essentials