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

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