Hotel Simon, a Great Central Stay in Seville, Spain

Last updated on December 12th, 2022 at 05:44 pmWhere to stay in a city can be difficult to decide. Cost, location and cleanliness (no bed bugs please!!) are important considerations. We were recently looking for a hotel recommendation in Seville, Spain, and the splendid Hotel Simon was recommended to us by a colleague. We probably would…

The Queen of Chorizo Sandwiches in Andalusia, Spain

Last updated on December 15th, 2013 at 02:38 pmI went through many pretenders to get here, to the moment where I would sink my teeth into the most succulent chorizo I’d ever encountered. Many had previously let me down- certainly anything wrapped in plastic on a grocery store shelf was reliably sure to disappoint. I…

Deventer and Zwolle: Day Trip from Amsterdam

Last updated on January 1st, 2023 at 06:45 pmThe Randstand, the name given to the most densely populated part of the Netherlands, is where most tourists traveling to the Netherlands spend their time. Of course, Amsterdam is usually top of the list and if they make it out of there perhaps it is to visit the…