Visiting the marvelous Buenos Aires, Argentina by Ray Raposo

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. It is the most visited city in South America and one to include when discovering dream locations.   As a top tourist destination, it is known for its preserved Spanish and European style architecture and quite rich cultural life. The city is divided into numerous neighborhoods or barrios. Some of the most popular...

Andalusia: The Marvelous Southern Spain by Ray Raposo

Andalusia is an autonomous community that covers most of southern Spain. It has quite a diverse landscape, a long Mediterranean coastline and its own mountain chain, and possibly the hottest average temperatures in Europe. Andalusia is a rough translation of an Arabic word who’s meaning is up for discussion. The area has a series of cities and towns with...

Visiting Athens Greece and the Greek Islands by Ray Raposo

Greece has been a country I’ve wanted to visit since studying Greek art history in college. Having had to cancel a previous scheduled trip back in 2001, it was extra special when we finally made this recent visit a reality. We enjoyed stops in Athens, Mykonos, Santorini and Rhodes. In the distance, Athens'...

Cosmopolitan Shanghai, China. by Ray Raposo

Shanghai, China (officially The People’s Republic of China) is the country’s biggest city, while not the capital, it is a global financial hub. The city is located on China’s east coast about halfway between the Chinese capital of Beijing (Peking) and Guangzhou (Canton). Shanghai’s urban center is crossed by the Huangpu River, where the Yangtze river empties into the...

Kidding Around by Gigi Johnson

Summer is here and the big question is what to do with our children!  While we wait for summer camps information, and activities suggestions, let’s get ready for what promises to be a pleasant, South Florida Summer.  Just like the adults, Florida children are lucky to live in a year round state of summer bliss! and as such, we should always...