My Top Five European Churches

One of my favorite things about traveling to different countries is viewing their culture through architecture. And there is nothing quite like the architecture built by religious organizations, especially centuries ago when the church was an even more influential and integral part of society. Often churches were the tallest and most intricate buildings in the…

Discovering the beauty of La Sagrada Familia

When you hear the name Barcelona, you probably think of clubbing, beaches and the fact that it has the highest rate of pick-pockets in Europe. But for a moment in time, all of that is forgotten when you walk onto the property of arguably the most beautiful church you’ll ever see, La Sagrada Familia. Construction…

Three Days in Madrid

15 things to do on a long weekend in Spain’s phenomenal capital Day One Morning: The sun gets warm early in Madrid, so take time in the cool of the morning to stroll through the meandering paths of the Parque del Oeste. Before the sun is too hot, wait in line to see the Templo…