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Segovia: Casa-Museo de Antonio Machado

One of my goals when I travel, is to see and learn new things. The trip to Segovia served me well. The alcazar was the inspiration for my deciding to spend a week in Segovia. I particularly like to stay in smaller towns. I like the quiet, I seem to be able to soak up their history. I like the sense of being out in the open. I like being able to walk across town in ten minutes. I ended up really liking Segovia. I stayed in the old historic part – the medieval city with much of its walls remaining intact.… Read More

Going beyond your guide book: What to see and do on your trip

Yes, I read travel guide books, and use them to plan my trips. Eyewitness Travel Guides are my favorite because they have lots of pictures and graphic diagrams. And I do internet searches and read a plethora of travel websites. But not everything worth seeing is in the guide books, or you missed seeing in the guide book, or it just didn’t look interesting in the guide book. I always like to keep my eyes open for interesting things once I arrive at a destination.… Read More