Rossio Square has been one of Lisbon, Portugal’s main squares since the Middle Ages. Over the years it has been the backdrop of revolts, celebrations, bullfights, and executions.  Today it is a lovely, open space frequented by locals and tourists. Here are three photos from Rossio Square.  What do you think?  Do you have a […]

While I don’t always get a chance to go inside the Louvre when I visit Paris, I always make a point at stopping at Café Marly.  The views from the terrace are amazing, especially as the sun goes down and the lights come up on the Pyramide.  It was cold and rainy the day I […]

UPDATE: Please visit my new blog, Everyday Wanderer, for more posts like this going forward. My daughters love Cake Boss.  As the youngest tagged along after her two big sisters and jockeyed for a spot in front of the show, she heard Cake Box, instead of Cake Boss, and now the name has stuck at our house. […]

Building on the whole “in your face” cigarette warning concept, this is a shot of the backside of a carton of Marlboro Golds purchased in Switzerland and enjoying a lovely fall day outside in a western suburb of Paris. You Might Also Enjoy: Paris:  Smoking Kills Other Paris Posts

Many of my colleagues — not just in our Paris office, but throughout Europe — smoke.  They are adults capable of making their own decisions.  I don’t judge.  But, I do cherish every one of them and cigarettes are just really, really bad for you. So it was not surprising when my lovely colleague, Isabelle, […]

A shop selling French fries right across from Town Hall in Maastricht. You Might Also Enjoy: Amsterdam:  First Stop?  Frites! The Cure for a Very Stressful Week Maastricht:  Stumbling Across a Wedding

After shooting what seemed like a thousand pictures of the Tower Bridge, I turned around and saw this beautiful reflection in the plate glass windows of a little cafe on the waterfront of the Thames River. You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Tower Bridge London:  Under the London Bridge