“Watching Italians eat…is a form of tourism the books don’t tell you about…” Novelist Barbara Kingsolver THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

  “…They close their eyes, raise their eyebrows into accent marks, and make sounds of acute appreciation. It’s fairly sexy. Of course I don’t know how these men behave at home, if they help with the cooking or are vain … Continue reading “Watching Italians eat…is a form of tourism the books don’t tell you about…” Novelist Barbara Kingsolver THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

“…There’s a magic here working its way through my veins…” Cristina Garcia on Cuba THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

“…There’s a magic here working its way through my veins. There’s something about the vegetation, too, that I respond to instinctively – the stunning bougainvillea, the flamboyants and jacarandas, the orchids growing from the trunks of the mysterious ceiba trees. … Continue reading “…There’s a magic here working its way through my veins…” Cristina Garcia on Cuba THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

Three writers on Barcelona: beautiful, sexy and moving to the ticking of its own clock THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

“Even the moon was embarrassed by the beauty of Barcelona.” ― Andrew Barger, The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory  “I love Barcelona, it’s like there’s sex in the air.” ― Molly McDonnell, Balmy in Barna: Bobbi “Barcelona didn’t try to … Continue reading Three writers on Barcelona: beautiful, sexy and moving to the ticking of its own clock THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE