The Death of the Pedometer

How Far Do You Walk During Vacation? In an informal poll of friends, I asked how many steps they had taken on their last vacation. It’s an odd question. They weren’t counting. But they were noticing that they were walking a lot. A LOT. Many folks have apps on their phones that keep track in… Continue Reading The Death of the Pedometer

Walking Antwerp

Walking Antwerp Walking in Antwerp engages your rich senses. With diamonds dripping from every corner and Belgian waffles inviting giant bites, you can’t go wrong meandering in Antwerp. While walking, be sure to do these five unusual things. Five Unusual Things to Do in Antwerp Spend time in the Antwerp train station. I’ve been to… Continue Reading Walking Antwerp

Walking Liverpool

Walking Liverpool The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Liverpool is often The Beatles. For good reason. But Liverpool is loaded with fun and unusual things to do, and it’s my favorite city in the United Kingdom to walk. It even beats out Edinburgh and London! Here are five unusual things to… Continue Reading Walking Liverpool

Dear European Hostel Owner

An open letter to European Hostel Owners– Dear European Hostel Owner; My 14-year old daughter and I (aged 50) just completed a 30-day romp through your wonderful countries. We started in Lisbon and left out of Dublin, staying in Lisbon, Faro, Sevilla, Granada, Barcelona, Bordeaux, Basel, Cologne, Brussels, Antwerp, The Hague, Amsterdam, London, Liverpool and… Continue Reading Dear European Hostel Owner

Walking Southern Spain

Getting Around Southern Spain (Faro, Sevilla, Granada, Barcelona) One of the best things about traveling is its puzzle. Working out the logistics of getting from one place to another via the public transit options and within a budget can daunt the best logician at times. So, in the spirit of helping out a friend, here’s… Continue Reading Walking Southern Spain