Spanish Culture and Language, travel

What’s your ideal destination?

If your fairy godmother asked you what trip you’d like to take, what would you say? I’d like to sail from Florida (or Mexico) to Cuba. I’d go with my extended family; Grandparents, sister and family, and my little family, with Grandpa as captain or first mate. The movies I’ve seen of Habana and Cuba […]

Read more
Spanish Culture and Language, travel

Snorkeling in Cozumel

We went to Cozumel as three generations of a family, twelve of us in all. The most popular activity, that all twelve could agree on (besides the buffet) was snorkeling. We could view sea creatures in the waters right off the beach. I bought an $11 disposable underwater camera in Madison so I could take […]

Read more
Spanish Culture and Language, travel

Seven Cities to See in Spain

How did I pick only seven? I haven’t been to Northwestern or Southeastern Spain, yet! I find places where a mix of cultures has left their mark interesting to explore. Andalucía shines for the eight centuries of convivencia, the peaceful co-existing of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish people in Spain. Several of my favorite sights are […]

Read more