Wednesday’s Lagniappe – Stockholm Alleyways

Lagniappe, Travel

Stockholm is a lovely, bustling, vibrant city. The old town – Gamla stan – is situated on an island that offers winding narrow streets clad in smooth cobbles and iconic buildings, some dating from the 13th century. Sometimes you can wander these medieval Stockholm Alleyways – alone in the hush of early morning and imagine […]

June 7, 2017

Montserrat Barcelona – Today’s Lagniappe

Lagniappe, Travel

By the time this posts, we will be on our way to another part of Spain – Madrid and Seville and surrounds. But if you ever find yourself headed to Barcelona, do take the time to go to Montserrat (not talking about the Caribbean Island here, folks). The monastery, the Black Madonna, the cable car, […]

March 24, 2017

Day Trip to Tallinn


Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God. – Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle One evening while having dinner at Taverna in downtown Fort Worth, we asked our waiter – who obviously was European – where he would go if he were to take a vacation in Europe. He replied, “Tallinn or Riga.” I have to […]

February 18, 2017