Monthly Archives: June 2012

European Budget Travel for Beginners (Like Me)

Ryanair. Interesting way to travel. Not my favorite way by any means but here we are. Where I want to go (Spain, where I always want to go)  is two hours from Charleroi airport (south of Brussels) by air, but … Continue reading

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The Spirits of the Vanquished in the Alhambra

The grounds of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain are impressive in every way. They are indescribably beautiful, of course: a visual delight in terms of architecture, flowers and stunning views. A famous saying attributed to a Mexican poet, Francisco A. … Continue reading

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More photos??

I know a lot of you want to see more photos. I post many on americanaeneuropa’s Facebook page. Just go there to see more pics. In the coming weeks, I’ll be posting many more — of Paris, Spain, Belgium, and … Continue reading

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How to Shop for an I-Pad in Belgium

Yesterday I met La Vache Qui Rit! You probably know her as The Laughing Cow of the cheese of the same name fame, (unintended poems just fly off my lips) but her real name is La Vache Qui Rit, because … Continue reading

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Tío Pepe or Tío Apple?

Tío Pepe, enigmatic symbol of Madrid, is in danger of losing his perch overlooking the Puerta del Sol near the Plaza Mayor. It seems Apple Computer has either bought or leased the building on which the iconic ad has dwelt … Continue reading

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