The Fabulous Northern Coast of Spain by Ray Raposo

Scenic landscapes, blue seas, regional foods, religious landmarks, and tremendous historical heritage, you’ll find that and so much more as you visit the cities and towns of Spain’s Northern Coastline. Exploring Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and Basque Country. After taking a train from Madrid to the tip of Northern Spain, we arrive at La Coruña in Galicia. This port city in the...

Spectacular Copenhagen Denmark by Ray Raposo

Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. This Scandinavian country is the oldest kingdom in Europe and was once a Viking fishing settlement. Denmark consists of a land mass and several islands and is located between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, its neighbors are Germany to its south and Sweden to its north, both...

The Historic London, England by Ray Raposo

After traveling all around the USA during the 70s and 80s, our first trip to Europe in the early fall of 1994 started in London, England. In subsequent visits, I’ve come to appreciate London’s cultural treasures more and more. London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the curvy River Thames in the south...

Visiting the fabulous Lake Como area in Italy by Ray Raposo

Lake Como is the third largest lake in Italy, located in the northern Lombardy region. The upscale resort area is located about an hour north of Milan. The rather thin lake is shaped like an upside-down Y, with towns dotting the winding shoreline and the surrounding steep hillsides at the foothills of the Italian Alps. You’ll find the popular city of Como at the...

Traveling the countries of The Benelux: Belgium & The Netherlands by Ray Raposo

The BeNeLux is an economic union in Western Europe. It includes three neighboring monarchies, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg. These three small counties are in the northwestern European region between France and Germany. The name is formed from the beginning of each country’s name.  Our travels took in two of the three countries: Belgium and The Netherlands and several cities. Belgium...