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

Walking in Lisbon

Walking Lisbon I’ve been trying to get to Lisbon since 1986. After 30 years of waiting, I finally made it this week. What a treat, and I’m glad I waited so long. Portugal Is Everywhere Portugal has a long history of conquering and being conquered. It’s very proud of its original borders and its brotherhood/uncle… Continue Reading Walking in Lisbon

Bolder Boulder Betty

A Bolder Boulder 86th Birthday Bash When you’re 86, you can ask for anything. Betty Payte asks that 86 friends sign up to walk the Bolder Boulder on her 86th birthday. If you’re from Denver and you served ice cream to Denver’s kids through 4 Dairy Queens over 4 decades, asking 86 friends to show… Continue Reading Bolder Boulder Betty

Next Door Stapleton Food Review

Welcome to Next Door Stapleton In full disclosure, the Kitchen/Next Door franchise has given me three free meals so far while I’ve lived in Denver. The first was when Car2Go came to town and had a big kick-off party at The Kitchen. Then second is when they treated Denver’s Bloggers’ Club to lunch at Next… Continue Reading Next Door Stapleton Food Review