When Plans Go Awry. Or, How We Went to Jerez Without Knowing Why.

There was something in Jerez de la Frontera that was why we decided to go to Jerez in the first place. And somewhere between the planning and going phases, I forgot what that something was. All I know is, it wasn't in Lonely Planet's Andalusia guide. Has something like this ever happened to you? Something …

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No Beaches for Christmas? A Case for Spain in Winter

Shortly after booking our December trip to Spain, an individual in my professional sphere expressed dismay/bewilderment that we weren't going south for our holiday. I guess I haven't mentioned it yet, but I'm in Canada. I can't think of the last time someone I know went to Europe for a winter/Christmas vacation. People tend to …

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