If you take the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Bainbridge Island Ferry, and follow Highway 305 to Poulsbo, you will discover that much to your surprise you have arrived in Scandinavia. Well, not really, but it certainly looks like it. The elaborate Velkommen Poulsbo mural outside the Bakery Cafe certainly had you fooled. The floral patterns […]

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Information about the museums of Uruguay won’t fill up the pages of your guidebook, but anyone with an affinity for the whimsical and the unusual will have a field day in this quirky South American country. This two-day museum excursion explores the wackiest wonders of two Uruguayan cities:  Atlantida and Montevideo. And when you’ve had […]


The Magic of Tibidabo, Barcelona

by lisam on May 3, 2012

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Haec omnia tibi dabo si cadens adoraveris me. Latin scholars know that the words “tibi dabo” mean “I’ll give you,” and that the sentence means “All of this I will give to you if you fall down and worship me.”  Biblical historians tells us that Satan stood on top of a mountain and said these […]