A Guide to Madrid, Spain

I didn’t quite know what to expect when I arrived in Madrid. It was my first trip to Spain, and rather than head directly to the ever-popular Barcelona, I decided to spend a few days (including New Year’s) in Madrid. Despite being the countries’ capital, and home to over three million people, Madrid does not…

A Guide to Paris, France

In the pantheon of great cities, none have arguably achieved a more legendary status than that of Paris.  With its grand boulevards, towering monuments, endless historical facades, and the general joie de vivre that fills every city pore, it’s hard to imagine there’s a more impressive and vibrant urban center anywhere else in the world….