Déjà Vu: Is this Greece?
Coffee / Greece / Photography / Travel / Turkey

Déjà Vu: Is this Greece?

Well, hello again! It’s been a while. Since I last updated, I hoped on a ferry and left Turkey. In exchange, I’ve swapped Turkish coffee for Greek coffee. Evidently, they’re essentially the same. Luckily, I’ve learned more along the way. To read today’s revelations, click here! Continue reading

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The Onward Journey–Turkish coffees and Greek Islands
Addictions / Food / Greece / Morocco / Nature / Photography / Tips / Travel / Turkey

The Onward Journey–Turkish coffees and Greek Islands

Cut the Kitsch is hitting the road! After a nearly sleepless night on a bus from Madrid to Barcelona, I’m fleeing the Iberian Peninsula via El Prat Airport. My first stop: 4 days exploring a city that straddles two continents. My itinerary is quite lax. Except to say, I’ll be treating myself to a Turkish … Continue reading

Traveling Tuscany through a plate
Coffee / Food / Italy / Nature / Photography / Travel / Uncategorized / Wine

Traveling Tuscany through a plate

Warning! Before you read this, quell your grumbling stomach. This post will have you craving an Italian feast. Italians do eat a lot of pasta. We began each meal, lunch and dinner, with an antipasto. This slow, but filling pace continued with a first plate (almost always a tantalizing twist on pasta), a second plate … Continue reading

La movida Madrileña, hipster cafés & bikes
Addictions / Coffee / Local / Madrid / Spain

La movida Madrileña, hipster cafés & bikes

When speaking of Madrid, it’s no secret that Malasaña is the city’s trendy superstar. After all, la movida madrileña occurred here in this neighborhood. If you’re unfamiliar with this freewheeling era in Madrid’s history, I’ll simplify it. After the Franco dictatorship ended, creative freedom exploded, especially in the late 1970s to early 1980s. Pedro Almodóvar, … Continue reading