Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Loire Valley Castle – and Much More

France’s Château de Chenonceaux is one of the most popular castles in the beautiful Loire Valley. In fact, it is often listed as the second most visited castle in the country, behind only the Palace of Versailles. Built in the … Continue reading

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Escape from San Marco

Summer travel is in full swing throughout Europe now and, for the independent traveler, the age old problem has returned – how to avoid crowds while enjoying the journey. And this problem is bigger in Venice than in most other … Continue reading

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A Gaudi Feast in Barcelona

A trip to Barcelona would not be complete without a visit to some of the works of one of its most celebrated resident, Antonio Gaudi. Prior to his death in 1926 after being hit by a street car, the renowned … Continue reading

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