Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Short and sweet, sent with love, a brief New Year’s Eve message to you all: stay vigilant, stay safe, stay sane. Look for the joy in each new day. Here’s lookin’ at you, kid. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) God bless, and see you next...
Traveling Less and Enjoying It More?

Traveling Less and Enjoying It More?

With so many travel restrictions these days, I thought it would be fun to cheer you up by reminding you of what you’re (not) missing. Following are actual complaints from travelers with Thomas Cook Vacations. “On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to...
A Look at Lagoa

A Look at Lagoa

A couple of years ago International Living organized a well-attended tour of Portugal and Spain. While in the southern region of the Algarve, we were lucky to be ensconced at the Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel. That’s where I made my presentation about Portugal to the...
Happy and Healthy New Year!

Happy and Healthy New Year!

Note: I am no longer on social media, so please share this post with as many people as you can due to its timeliness (including a free book offer). Thanks so much, and thanks also to the content creators in the video links below. If you enjoy them, give them a thumbs...
Looking for a Playground Near You?

Looking for a Playground Near You?

You don’t have to go anywhere. It’s right on your computer. Recently I discovered photographer Karin van Mierlo, a native of the Netherlands, who’s been living in Lisbon for the past three years. If you’re into taking pictures–and frankly...

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